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Tutoring and Support Services

At the Center, you'll find many resources that will enhance your learning across the curriculum. You may work with trained writing and content tutors, attend informal workshops, meet with a learning specialist, and access the practical tips in the Study Skills Toolbox.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tutoring

We offer both writing and content tutors for individual and group sessions to support learning in all classes. Our tutoring program has been certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA), and more than 50 peer tutors receive ongoing training and support. For more information, contact the Coordinator of Tutorial Services, Gail Thomas, gmthomas@smith.edu.

Peer writing tutors hold drop-in hours 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday–Thursday in the Center.

Peer content tutors are hired for non-quantitative courses. To see the Fall 2014 Tutor Schedule, click here. Language and introductory biology tutors are always available by appointment. Students may receive one hour of tutoring per week for each subject requested. To request a tutor, download and fill out a Request for Tutoring Form.

Learning Specialist

You may make an appointment with Gail Thomas for support with academic challenges and to learn effective strategies for organization, time management, study habits, reading and note-taking, test-taking, and maintaining motivation. Contact Gail Thomas: gmthomas@smith.edu.