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Tutoring Services

Tutoring Services

Frequently Asked Questions

There is no charge for tutoring.

Click the Accudemia link to see specific availability for your courses.

If your course is unavailable or you need assistance right now, click the link.

You are welcome to drop-in to meet with a tutor based on availability. A scheduled appointment guarantees one-to-one tutoring while a tutor may be assisting up to 3 students during a drop-in appointment. Scheduled appointments online or in-person will have priority but do not let that stop you from dropping in.

  • Attend class and refer often to your course syllabus
  • Take notes and mark the topics that are unclear
  • Make an honest attempt at your homework
  • Make a list of specific questions about your homework or notes
  • A list of specific questions or concepts to cover
  • Your course materials (textbook, notes, syllabus, prompt)
  • A way to take notes during the session
  • A growth mindset
  • Click the link in your confirmation email to log into Accudemia and Join the Session
  • You will be put in a wait room and then admitted to the session
  • Click the unmute button to unmute yourself in the bottom left
  • The tutor will ask you to describe what they can assist you with
  • You may be asked to share your screen by pressing the green button at the bottom of the page
  • Please call Tutor Services at 815-825-9377 so that we can assist you.
  • If you are within 30 min of the start of your session please call Tutor Services at 815-825-9377 so that we can assist you.

  • If it is before the 30 min time frame, please login to Accudemia to reschedule or cancel your appointment.
  • A friendly person who is on your side
  • Access to white boards for practicing equations or mapping concepts
  • Your tutor will likely ask to see your course materials
  • You may be asked to practice on your own with a tutor nearby to help