Facts vs. Fiction
The Tutoring Center is located in the Student Union Annex, north entrance.
FICTION -- Tutors give undivided one-on-one assistance
FACT -- In order to serve as many students as possible, regularly scheduled appointments may include up to four students with the same instructor. Drop-in tutoring on Friday mornings and Sunday evenings will vary with those seeking assistance. A Wait time may occur.
FICTION -- Tutors provide answers to assignments
FACT -- Tutors are trained to provide guidance and facilitate learning so that you can achieve the correct answers and succeed on a test.
FICTION -- Tutoring can replace class time
FACT -- Tutors support students in clearing up minor problems and cannot replace class time or effective study habits.
FICTION -- Tutors know everything.
FACT -- Tutors are just like you. They take courses taught by a variety of professors and may not b e familiar with every concept or homework assignment in each course.
FICTION -- Tutors pick and choose which students they help.
FACT -- Scheduling and assigning tutors is a process handled by the graduate assistants on duty.
FICTION -- Tutoring is available for lab courses.
FACT -- Lab courses are not covered in the Tutoring Center.
FICTION -- Tutoring continues through finals week
FACT -- All tutoring services end with the last day of classes and do not continue into finals week.
FICTION -- Private tutors are employed in the Tutoring Center.
FACT -- Tutor in the Tutoring Center are part of the University Work Study program. You may contact us for information about hiring a private tutor, and we will solicit our staff for availability. We are not connected to nor responsible for quality of service in private tutoring arrangements.
FICTION -- There is a list of all covered courses on the CSE Tutoring Center webpage
FACT -- Courses change each semester with the pool of qualified tutors, their available work hours, and the established historical list of requested courses.
FICTION -- Tutoring is just for freshmen or tutoring is for someone who is flunking.
FACT -- Tutoring is available for all underclassmen. Tutoring is for anyone who needs
help -- one or two questions or more.
FICTION -- Tutors will teach the material I missed by not taking the prerequisite course.
FACT -- A tutor can't teach you all the material you skipped; they need to concentrate on what is being covered in the course at this time.