Tutoring and academic support during COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to influence learning, many departments within the College of LAS and units across campus have established additional options for tutoring and advising. Below, you can find some of these resources. If you need additional assistance, please reach out to our college-level advisors or your departmental advisor.

Departmental tutoring

Chemistry Learning Center

The Department of Chemistry has transitioned their Learning Center to online services. Options include an online Chemistry Learning Piazza, drop-in and by-appointment Zoom sessions, and CLC tutorials. Access resources 

Econ Tutoring Center

Free tutoring is offered by the Department of Economics for all students. Tutors are advanced-level economics undergraduate students and assist with general questions and concepts for a variety of courses. Tutoring is available Monday-Thursday through Zoom. Access resources

Integrative Biology Learning Center

The IB Learning Center, located in 2092 Natural History Building, is available for individual or group study during NHB open hours. Additionally, there is an IB 150 TA available on a walk-in basis from 1-5 p.m. each weekday. Access resources

Department of Mathematics tutoring

Students should check their math class website for information about online tutoring and online office hours. All large lecture classes have extensive online tutoring/office hours schedules available to students registered in those classes. Additionally, graduate student tutors are available. Access resources

MCB Learning Center

While the MCB Learning Center will not be open face-to-face meetings this semester, most instructors are offering virtual office hours.

Campus-wide tutoring and advising

Office of Minority Student Affairs

The mission of the Office of Minority Student Affairs is to offer quality student-centered tutoring and academic services, nurture student success, and create a positive learning environment. During Fall 2020, the the OMSA has transitioned to 100% virtual services. Access resources

Residence Halls Tutoring

Many residence halls on campus offer free drop-in tutoring. Check with your resident director for more information.

Writer’s Workshop

The Writers' Workshop, part of the Center for Writing Studies, provides free writing assistance for University of Illinois students, faculty and staff from all disciplines and levels. For Fall 2020, consultations are offered online. Access resources

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LAS Success Workshops 

LAS departments offer workshops to help students succeed in their coursework. This semester, they are being offered in a virtual format.