Tutoring Services

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Would you benefit from a litte bit of extra help understanding your chemistry, engineering, math or physics courses?  Free support is readily available from the following programs/groups for any student who is interested in improving his or her academic performance.

Information below has been updated for Fall 2021, but please check with each resource for the latest details.

Offers in-person and virtual one-on-one tutoring appointments, success workshops, and academic coaching sessions to help you with a variety of academic needs including time management, organization, and study strategies based on your preferred learning style.

View details Online and connect BY EMAIL: asktutoring@buffalo.edu or BY PHONE: 716-645-6693 

Note: TASS offers in-person tutoring in their Center in 130 Capen Hall, North Campus as well as in various Residence Halls, including Jones (Governors/North), Goodyear (South), and Blake (Ellicott/North).  For more details regarding tutoring in the residence halls, see the TASS at Campus Living Tutoring info here.

SEAS Small Groups for First-Year Students

These innovative, academic small groups consist of professional instructors who work closely with first-year students to help them learn how to approach university-level engineering problems. The format is a blend of instruction and active learning. 

Small groups are a 0.5 credit hour academic courses, graded on a Pass/Not Pass basis with add, drop, and resign dates as per HUB enrollment transactions.  Look for the following small groups in various fall and spring class schedules:

EAS 148: Small Groups: Precalculus
EAS 141: Small Groups: Calculus 1
EAS 142: Small Groups: Calculus 2
EAS 107: Small Groups: Chemistry 1
EAS 117: Small Groups: Physics 1

Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society Tutoring

Free tutoring by members of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society is available upon request.  Listed below are volunteer tutors for the current semester, with their major and email address.  Please contact your preferred student directly for more information about possible tutoring in MTH 141, 142, 241, PHY 107, PHY 108, and introductory courses required for their respective majors.  (Additional tutors for fall 2021 will be added as soon as possible)

Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Study Buddy Program

The WiSE Study Budder Finder program can help you expand your support network by identifying other WiSE members in your courses.

Visit www.buffalo.edu/wise/programs/study-groups and complete the Study Buddy Finder form, including any courses for which you would like to find a study group.

Once the submission form has closed, each participant will receive an email containing names and contacts for fellow WiSE students in your specific courses.

Additional UB Resources

UB undergraduates can receive tutoring through the Math Place.  The Math Place is a FREE peer tutoring service specifically designed for undergraduate UB students in ULC or Mathematics classes (ULC 147-148, MTH 121, 122, 131, 141, and 142)

Fall 2021 Hours of Operation:
10 am - 6 pm, Monday through Thursday in 211 Baldy Hall
Closed Friday and Saturday
2- 8 pm Sundays, Virtually via Discord

This is a free drop-in tutoring service, no appointments needed.  If you need help, either stop by Baldy 211 while we are open with your notes, textbook, and study material or join our Discord server to post about your problem and chat with tutors on Sundays.

Free, online tutoring is available from the Mathematics Department Help Center. 

UB Physics Department: Students in UB Chapter of Society of Physics

Please see your Physics syllabus for fall 2021 information.  The following is from spring 2021: UB students in the UB chapter of the Society of Physics provide free tutoring in classes from PHY 101 up.  Tutoring times are Tuesdays 4-5 PM, Wednesday 4-6 PM, and Friday 4-5 PM. Here is the zoom link for these tutoring sessions. Anyone is welcome.

UB Chemistry Department

For more information see your UBLearns Chemistry site. No appointment is necessary and all support is through Zoom.    

UB's Center for Excellence in Writing supports writers across the university as they compose, construct, and share meaning.

All UB students have access to free, unlimited, online tutoring from STAR-NY in accounting, biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, math, nursing, organic chemistry, physics, psychology and writing. Their hours are Sundays through Thursdays, from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. You must log in before 11:30 p.m. Request a tutor and learn more.

Paid Tutors

If you are interested in hiring your own tutor for a particular subject, please contact the department for possible assistance in identifying qualified tutors.

Study Buddies is a feature within the Navigate mobile app or desktop site that allows you to opt-in to connect with students in each of your classes who are interested in forming study groups. How you choose to interact can be decided by your group, whether it be in-person or virtually.