Tutoring

On-Campus Tutoring Resources

The University of Iowa offers many opportunities for group and individualized tutoring. Some sessions are held in the Academic Resource Center, some in the residence halls, and others in centers supported by various CLAS departments. See the complete list of tutoring resources below.

Academic Resource Center - Ground Floor, IMU, 319-335-1497

  • Provides supplemental instruction for specific courses
  • Sessions are free, course specific, peer facilitated, interactive group study sessions
  • Students should bring their student ID and course notes to check-in

Center for Diversity and Enrichment – 2750 UCC, 319-335-3555

  • Provides academic support services and promotes educational opportunities for underserved students from diverse backgrounds.

Chemistry Resource Center – E208 CB, 319-335-1341

  • Graduate teaching assistants hold office hours for their courses in the Chemistry Resource Center
  • Other resources in the room include student computers, alternate text books, and modeling kits

Computer Science – Approved Tutors

History Teaching and Writing Center – 303 SH, 319-335-2584

  • Provides assistance to undergraduate students with writing assignments for history classes

Language Media Center – 120 PH, 319-335-2331

  • Provides students with facilities and services for traditional language laboratory work as well as for foreign language video and computer-based activities

Math Tutorial Lab – 125 MLH, 319-335-0810

  • Individual and drop in tutoring for students enrolled in MATH:0100 Basic Algebra I – MATH:2700 Introduction to Linear Algebra

Physics Help Center – 310 VAN

  • Provides assistance to students enrolled in physics classes

Residence Hall Tutoring Program

  • Free tutoring for chemistry and math courses for students living in the residence halls
  • A weekly schedule is posted online

School of Journalism & Mass Communication Resource Center – E350 AJB, 319-335-0510

  • Course reserves
  • Research help
  • Writing assistance with Journalism writing assignments
  • Conference room
  • Journals, magazines, and books available for checkout
  • Computers
  • Photocopier
  • Black and white and color ITC printers available

Spanish Speaking, Writing, and Conversation Center – 121 Phillips Hall

  • Students enrolled in SPAN:1502 intermediate Spanish II and above can sign up for appointments up to two weeks in advance
  • Tutors provide feedback and suggestions on Spanish papers, presentations, and projects.

Speaking Center – 410, 412 & 414 EPB, 319-335-0479

  • Provides individual instruction to improve speaking skills including:
    • Effective participation in class discussions
    • Becoming comfortable with casual conversation in and out of class
    • Crafting and delivering oral presentations
    • Understanding unfamiliar cultural references
    • Interview skills
    • Creative performances
    • Speech anxiety
  • Appointments reserved online on a first-come, first-serve basis

Statistics Tutorial Lab – University Library Commons, Room 1113

  • Provides free tutoring for students enrolled in the following courses:
    • STAT:1010 Statistics and Society
    • STAT:1020/PSQF:1020 Elementary Statistics and Inference
    • STAT:1030 Statistics for Business
    • STAT:2020 Probability & Statistics for Engineering & Physical Sciences

TRiO Student Support Services – 2750 UCC, 319-335-1288

  • Provides free tutoring for qualified students

Tutor Iowa

  • Information about campus help labs, student mentoring resources, academic tips worksheets, supplemental instruction
  • Searchable tutor referral service

Writing Center – 110 EPB, 319-335-0188

  • Provides free individual instruction to improve writing skills
  • Assistance available by as-needed appointments, online submission, or weekly meetings