Tutoring Services

The Division of the Humanities and the Arts

Foreign Language & Literatures Media Center

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures offers tutoring services for students enrolled in Foreign Language classes. Tutoring in Spanish, French and Italian begins the second or third week of classes each semester. Tutoring in Chinese and Japanese may be offered on a limited basis. Check office door for tutoring schedule.

Samuel Rudin Writing Center

The City College Writing Center offers one-on-one assistance for students working on writing assignments and projects from any discipline. Visit us whenever you need someone to listen to your ideas, discuss your topics or assignments, and read your drafts. Writing consultants will work with you in person on planning, drafting, and revising — all of the important steps in your writing process.

The Division of Science

CCAPP Student Hall

CCAPP offers both one-on-one and group tutoring in Biology and Chemistry to all students registered for any course in the Division of Science. Tutors clarify lecture material and answer student questions, but do not provide homework answers or make up lectures. Students must make appointments prior to receiving tutoring.

Chemistry Learning Center

The Chemistry Learning Center offers extensive tutoring services for CCNY students in all general chemistry and some advanced courses. Tutoring helps students to advance in their understanding of concepts and problem-solving skills.

Math and Physics Tutoring

Tutoring is offered for all math courses at the level of Calculus 3 and below, Differential Equations and Linear Algebra, as well as for General Physics 1 and 2. Limited tutoring may be provided for other Math and Physics courses. Tutors work with students to improve their understanding of course material, to learn the steps of the problems with which they need help, and to develop their problem-solving skills. 

Physics Tutoring Center

Drop-in tutoring is offered for students in our introductory courses: Physics 203,204, 207, 208 and 219.

The Division of Worker Education

Writing Center

The Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education offers individual tutoring in math, Spanish, writing, and technology for CWE students. Talk to the receptionists at the front desk or call 212-925-6625  to schedule an appointment.  Students also have access to eTutoring.org, which offers 24/7 support for writing projects and a range or other disciplines.

School of Education

Learning and Technology Resource Center

The Learning and Technology Resource Center provides support and guidance to School of Education candidates preparing for their professional certification examinations. Through regular intervention strategies, the Center helps to ensure that teacher candidates are prepared for the certification exams required by their programs. In addition, the Center supports students who are preparing for the School of Education Admission Test.

The CUNY School of Medicine

CUNY School of Medicine Learning Resource Center

  • Contact Person: Adelaide Lee
  • Location: Harris 114
  • Phone: 212-650-7720/8404
  • Email: adlee@med.cuny.edu

The School for Biomedical Education's Learning Resource Center (LRC) provides a full range of academic support services for students enrolled in the Sophie Davis BS/MD Program. LRC services include tutoring, review workshops, study groups, and academic counseling. The LRC also provides access to computer facilities, and maintains an excellent reference library. All Sophie Davis students are welcome to use the Center.

The Grove School of Engineering

Office of Student Development

Majors in Engineering can receive walk-in individual tutoring, small group workshops, and academic enrichment courses that supplement instruction. Tutorial services focus on concepts and problem-solving skills in lower-division Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering coursework. Our highly-trained tutors are either upper-level peers or graduate students in the Grove School.

Program-Specific Centers

The Gateway Advising Center

The Gateway Advising Center offers tutoring designed for students taking Math Workshop 71, 190, and 81 in preparation for the Calculus sequence.

SEEK Peer Academic Learning Center

The Peer Academic Learning (PAL) Center provides supplemental instructional support through Peer Academic Learners (PALs). Support is available in most of the core courses, including math and science.

Skaaden-Arps Program/Legal Studies Tutoring

Students accepted into the Skadden-Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies are provided with regular one-on-one grammar and writing skills tutoring throughout the two-year curriculum. In addition, a series of workshops are held throughout each semester to offer instruction and guidance in building resumes and cover letters, creating personal statements, and constructing essays.

SSSP Academic Resource Center

  • Contact Person: Tyson Ward
  • Location: Marshak 1104
  • Phone: 212-650-7055
  • Email:  tward@ccny.cuny.edu

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is SSSP's hub for tutoring services, study groups and academic workshops. We feature on-on-one and group tutoring programs that range across the disciplines.  Our staff members are fellow students in high academic standing who have excelled in the courses they tutor.  ARC tutoring programs assist SSSP students with writing assignments or course content, and may be scheduled on a weekly or biweekly basis.  We also offer academic software at our computer labs in MR 1104 and NAC 6/120.