Retention and Student Success Faculty Resources

CLASSROOM TUTORING: The tutor works in a classroom during scheduled class hours along with a professor and it takes place on a regularly scheduled basis. Attendance is taken at these sessions.

WORKSHOP TUTORING: Scheduled tutoring in a specific meeting place, at a specific time, for a specific course. Usually conducted on a weekly or biweekly basis. These sessions can be open to all students who are registered for a course, regardless of the course section or instructor, but may be more inclusive depending on the nature of the workshop. Attendance is taken at these sessions.

FLEX TUTORING: The Flex tutor is contacted by the student, using information given to them by either the instructor or the Academic Support Center. An appointment is set up that accommodates both of their schedules. The tutoring is set up in a public place such as FLITE. Students are allowed two hours of tutoring per week, per subject. Flex tutoring is typically conducted on a one-on-one basis, but can be with a small group of students. Flex tutoring is used for those subjects that may not be in high demand for tutoring.

CENTER TUTORING: Center tutoring takes place in the Academic Support Center within the scheduled hours of operation. The tutors set their hours of availability within the guidelines of the Center supervisor. Tutoring is typically conducted on a one-on-one basis, but on occasion tutors see small groups of students who have a course and instructor in common. Paraprofessionals are also available on a scheduled basis for specific courses to include: Math, Chemistry, and Physics.

SLA TUTORING: Some Structured Learning Assistance Workshops have very high attendance rates for students who are required to attend. In such cases, one or more tutors may be assigned to help the facilitator within their scheduled workshops. Participation is limited to the specific SLA Section.

TUTORING IS NOT: SLA, Lab Assistants or Teaching Assistants.