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Tutoring

Instructors are the best resource when you are experiencing academic difficulties. Course tutors are often available through the instructor.

You must first seek help from the professor and/or TA of the course.

Below are additional FREE tutoring resources.

Learning Strategies Center

The Learning Strategies Center in 420 CCC (on the Ag Quad near Roberts Hall) is the central academic support unit for undergraduates at Cornell University, and provides assistance in improving general study skills through semester long courses, workshops, individual consultations, and web site resources. Visit http://lsc.cornell.edu or call 607/255-6310. The center is open Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

CALS Tutoring Program

The CALS Tutoring Program is available to CALS students only. Requesting a tutor though this service provides a list of eligible tutors. Students making the request select a tutor from the list, contact the tutor, and meet one-on-one as agreed upon by student and tutor. This program offers tutoring only for the courses listed below. To utilize this program, you must fill out the request form in Chatter. Log in to Chatter, click on the DUST Tab, then click on Tutoring.

Fall Courses

  • BioG 1440 - Introductory Biology: Comparative Physiology
  • BioMG 1350 - Introductory Biology: Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Chem 1560 - Introductory Chemistry
  • Chem 2070 - Gen Chem
  • Chem 3570 - Orgo
  • Math 1110 - Calculus I
  • Math 1120 - Calculus II
  • Math 1910 - Calculus for Engineers
  • Phys 1101 - General Physics I

Spring Courses

  • BioG 1440 - Introductory Biology: Comparative Physiology
  • BioMG 1350 - Introductory Biology: Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Chem 2080 - General Chemistry
  • Chem 3580 - Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences
  • Math 1110 - Calculus I
  • Math 1120 – Calculus II
  • Math 1910 - Calculus for Engineers
  • Phys 1102 - General Physics II

Biology Student Advisors

The Office of Undergraduate Biology encourages Biological Sciences majors to take advantage of the services provided by the Learning Strategies Center. In addition, our Student Advisors are available to tutor Biological Sciences majors in foundation courses during his/her office hour shift in the OUB.