Helping Undergraduate Students with Academic Needs

Undergraduate Academic Resources

Resources for undergraduates needing academic help are below in alphabetical order. Please visit the website for specific information since hours and services may change.

Academic Resource Center
Offers supplemental instruction in a number of gateway courses. SI sessions take place in the ARC (Academic Resource Center) unless noted. The ARC is located in the Ground Floor, IMU to the right of Hills Bank.
uc-arc@uiowa.edu

Academic Programs and Student Development (CLAS)
120 Schaeffer Hall
(319) 335-2633
Confers with students, staff, and instructors about student academic needs.
Appointment request for students
Drop-in/no appointment needed: M-F  11:00 a.m.- 1:45 p.m.
clasps@uiowa.edu

​Conversation Center
Informal conversation opportunities with trained peers; sessions are held in the Main Library. Please see the website for details. 
Conversation-Center@uiowa.edu
benjamin-hassman@uiowa.edu

Computer Science Tutors
Listed of tutors for CS and their expertise in related courses. The website has tutors' names and telephone numbers.

History Teaching and Writing Center
Provides help for writing about history.
303 Schaeffer Hall
(319) 335-2584
history-writing@uiowa.edu

Mathematical Tutorial Laboratory
Provides one-on-one help. The lab has more than 10,000 visits each semester!  The Department of Mathematics also maintains a list of private tutors who charge a fee.
125 MacLean Hall (MLH)
(319) 335-0810

Residence Hall Free Tutoring
Walk-in tutoring for chemistry and math. Visit web site for hours and locations.
ashlei-mcpherson@uiowa.edu

Speaking Center
Offers small group tutoring and one-on-one sessions for students; also consults with instructors on assignments; classroom presence; conference presentations; and other matters.
410, 412, & 414 English Philosophy Building
(319) 335-0205
sarah-coggins@uiowa.edu

Statistics Tutorial Lab
Provides additional help for students in introductory statistics courses.
241 Schaeffer Hall
(319) 335-0712
statistics@uiowa.edu

TRIO Student Support Services
Serves students who have a demonstrated academic need and are first-generation, low-income, or have a verified disability. TRIO students may request free tutoring.
24 Phillips Hall
16 North Clinton Street
(319) 335-1288
trio-sss@uiowa.edu

Tutor Iowa
Maintains list of private tutors who have completed Tutor Iowa Orientation and who meet the required GPA and other standards; these tutors do charge a fee.

Writing Center
Students may register for weekly meetings before the start of the semester; students also may make an appointment for in-person help or receive online feedback.
110 EPB
(319) 335-0188
writing-center@uiowa.edu