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Tutoring


The Tutoring Office coordinates requests for academic help from students by offering on-campus and online tutoring. We have both peer and professional tutors ready and willing to work with you free of charge!

PEER TUTORS - are Keystone students who have earned at least 45 credits and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Peer tutors are scheduled for the days and hours they are available to assist students. Students should e-mail the tutor or stop by to schedule an appointment as most tutors are unavailable to work with drop-in students.

Interested in becoming a peer tutor? Any eligible student may apply to become a peer tutor by applying in the Human Resources Office (Ward Hall 3rd Floor). You have the option to earn credits or an hourly wage.  A tutor must tutor for 30 hours to earn one credit. Students who earn a salary are limited to eight hours each week.

PROFESSIONAL TUTORS - have at least a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the subject area in which they tutor. The tutors’ e-mail addresses are listed on the tutoring schedules; students may e-mail their tutoring requests directly to the tutors. The tutor and the student will agree to meet at a mutually-convenient place and time. 

On-campus Tutoring and Study Partner Sessions

Professional tutors are available in the Student Success Center from 5-9 p.m.

Students are welcome to study and use computers in the Center during this time as well.

Also, our Study Partner Peer Tutor program allows students to schedule an appointment with a study partner peer tutor for assistance in studying, preparing for an exam, reviewing a topic, class notes or an assignment. Find the tutoring schedule in Moodle.

For your convenience, the tutoring schedule now appears online in your Moodle classroom.

Online tutoring with Smarthinking

Free SMARTHINKING online tutoring is available to all students 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Students may utilize online tutoring in a variety of different ways. They may submit an offline question at any time and expect an answer within 24 hours, they may utilize drop-in tutoring and chat with an online tutor, and they may reserve time to work with an online tutor. Scheduled sessions must be requested at least 48 hours in advance. Lastly, students may submit their writing to an online writing tutor; every effort is made to return the writing assignment to the student within 24 hours.

Tutoring schedules are available for students in Moodle. In addition, the most up-to-date tutoring schedule is posted on the bulletin board outside the Student Success Center and in Patrick Hall. Students are encouraged to stop by the Student Success Center if they would like assistance with tutoring support. 

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