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The Center for Student Success (CSS) offers free tutoring services designed to encourage and equip students to be successful in their courses. Students can sign up for peer-to-peer tutoring sessions, tutoring labs (for limited courses) and athletic study hall.

Peer tutors are NGU students that have been carefully selected based on the recommendation of faculty members. Tutors are trained to assist students with:

  • Increasing understanding in a particular subject
  • Reviewing text or lecture material
  • Understanding assignments
  • Preparing for a test
  • General study skills, organization, time management, note-taking, and test-taking strategies

Peer-to-Peer tutoring sessions are one-on-one tutoring opportunities that require an appointment.

Schedule a session

Tutoring lab sessions are group tutoring opportunities that DO NOT require an appointment. Students will be able to meet with peer tutors in a group setting at specific times every week, according to the schedule below (schedule will be published during the first two weeks of the semester):

  • Biology/Chemistry Tutoring Lab
    • Location: Averyt-Wood 204
    • Monday/Wednesday 6:30p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Language Tutoring Lab
    • Location: Brissie Suite
    • ASL
      • Monday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
      • Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
      • Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
      • Thursday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m, 1 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
      • Friday: 9:15 a.m. - 10:45 p.m., 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    • French
      • Monday: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
      • Tuesday: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m., 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
      • Wednesday: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
    • French/Linguistics
      • Monday: 11 a.m. - 1:15p.m.
      • Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
      • Thursday: 8 a.m. - 9:25a.m.
    • Spanish
      • Monday: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
      • Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
      • Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 9:50 a.m., 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., 3:00 p.m. - 4 p.m.
      • Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Spanish/Linguistics
      • Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
      • Friday: 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • German
      • Monday: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
      • Wednesday: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Math Tutoring Lab
    • Location: Admin 200
    • Monday - Thursday 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Friday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Physics Tutoring Lab
  • Writing Lab

Students may schedule 30-minute or 60-minute appointments with a peer tutor for individual help by visiting our appointment site, and following the steps below:

  1. Visit our appointment page 
  2. Find the course/subject for which you would like tutoring
  3. Click the blue “Add to Visit” box
  4. Choose a tutor
  5. Choose a day and time the tutor is available
  6. Confirm and create your account
  7. Once you have completed the appointment request, the tutor will be notified of your request and will reach out to you to confirm the location of your meeting

If you do not see your course subject listed, send a request for a tutor for that subject to Alicia Hyatt via email at css@ngu.edu.  

Peer tutors are required to maintain a 3.0 GPA, earning a B or higher in the courses they desire to tutor, as well as obtain a faculty recommendation. If you are interested in serving as a tutor, please complete the Tutor Information Form Below or contact Alicia Hyatt at css@ngu.edu

Current tutors may find helpful resources for upcoming training, payroll information, and tutor meeting preparation on this page.