Need a tutor?
The Tutoring Center at Shorter University offers free tutoring to all students enrolled in traditional courses on the Rome campus. Tutoring is offered for most courses offered to traditional students during fall and spring semesters. Students can go to the Tutoring Center for assistance with course content or general academic success skills information. Students can attend tutoring sessions on an individual basis or within a group setting. All sessions are led by highly qualified peer tutors who have shown academic excellence in the subject in which they tutor.
Fall 2013 Tutoring Center Sessions
Individual tutoring sessions will meet in the Tutoring Center, Sheffield-Thompson 201. See below for the list of current Group Sessions.
Fall 2013 Group Sessions
BIO 3010: Human Anatomy and Physiology I
(Thursdays at 6:30 p.m./Rome Hall 106)
BIO 3060: Pre-Nursing Chemistry
(Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m./Rome Hall 209)
CHE 1030: General Chemistry I
(Mondays at 7:00 p.m./Rome Hall 204)
CHE 3030: Organic Chemistry I
(Mondays at 7:00 p.m./Rome Hall 107)
PHY 1030: General Physics I
(Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m./Rome Hall 107)
PSY 3500: Stats for PSY and SOC
(Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m./Rome Hall 204)
Sign-up For A Tutoring Appointment
Students must complete the Tutoring Session Request Form in order to receive an initial tutoring appointment. After the first appointment has been scheduled, students may work closely with a specific tutor on a regular basis.
Students should submit the form within 1-2 business days of needing a tutoring appointment.
Group Sessions provided by the Tutoring Center are on a walk-in basis. However, submitting the form will ensure that there will be an available appointment upon arrival.
Sign up for a tutoring session session online
Printable Tutoring Sessions Request Form
The Office of Student Engagement and Success appreciates Faculty feedback. Any faculty member, advisor, or coach wishing to refer a student to the Tutoring Center, may do so by completing the Tutoring Session Referral Form. Students will be contacted by the Tutoring Center Coordinator once a form is received.
Printable Tutoring Session Referral Form
Tutoring Guidelines/Helpful Tips for Students
Tutoring can be very beneficial to the college student. By attending tutoring sessions, students can increase academic skills in addition to gaining confidence in all subjects. Tutoring is important for all students, and the Office of Student Engagement and Success wants to ensure that the tutoring experience is a pleasant one. Please read these guidelines/helpful tips as they will help make the tutoring session more beneficial to you.
- All tutoring offered within the Tutoring and Writing Centers is provided by peer tutors, and the services are free.
- Tutoring Center services are available to all students enrolled in traditional courses. Writing Center services are available to all students enrolled in traditional courses and eligible online students.*
- Students can attend tutoring for course content, general academic success skills, or assistance with the writing process.
- Sessions are offered on an individual basis or within a group setting.
- The Tutoring/Writing Center is located in Sheffield Thompson 201, and it is usually open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during fall and spring semesters.
- The Tutoring/Writing Center usually opens the week after Drop/Add and closes the week before finals each semester, and it remains closed during the summer.
*Tutoring is not available for the College of Adult and Professional Program through the Tutoring and Writing Centers at this time. However, CAPP students may contact their Academic Advisor for assistance.
- Never expect the tutor to complete an assignment for you.
- Tutoring can be used to assist you in reviewing for a test, guide you to a higher level of learning, and gaining confidence as a student. You don’t have to be struggling to use the Tutoring and/or Writing Centers.
- DON’T WAIT until you are struggling to schedule an appointment.
- Please contact the Tutoring Center Coordinator via email, phone call, or office visit if you won’t be able to attend a session.
Tutoring Session Preparation
- Always show-up to the session on time. Contact the Tutoring Center Coordinator or come to the Bailor Suite (ST 217) if the tutor is over 5 minutes late to a session.
- Always bring materials to the session (textbook, class notes, syllabus, previous tests, etc.)
- Come prepared with specific questions regarding your concerns.
- Please contact the Tutoring Center Coordinator via email, phone call, or office visit if you had difficulties within your session.
- If you had a bad experience, try a different tutor. Some students find that they work best with specific tutors.
- Feel free to complete the Tutoring Center Survey for Students. You can locate a copy in the Tutoring and/or Writing Center.
Questions – Comments
Contact Miranda Reed, Tutoring Center Coordinator, by email at email@example.com, by phone at 706-233-7456, or by stopping by Sheffield Thomson Room 217 (Bailor Suite).
STUDENTS CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION ON SCHOLAR REGARDING THE TUTORING CENTER.
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