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Staff Office Hours

The Spinelli Center staff are available to students from any discipline for help, advice, or quantitative or statistical counseling. Each of us is also available for appointments: to make an appointment, please click here!

  • Director, Cat McCune:
         Monday 1:30 - 2:30 pm
         Wednesday 11am - 12noon
                and by appointment.

  • Statistics Counselor, Maria Delfin-Auza:
         Monday
         Wednesday
              and by appointment.

Q-Tutors and Calculus Counselor

Calculus Counselor, Patricia Sipe:
            Mondays, 1:30-3:30pm
            Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30pm
            Thursdays, 12noon-3pm

Q-tutors hold open drop-in hours in the Spinelli Center. Depending on which Q-tutor you see, she might be able to help with the quantitative and mathematical parts of economics, engineering, chemistry, physics, statistics, etc.

  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Morning

See staff office hours

10:30-12:00 Riley

See staff office hours

10:30-12:00 AEMES seminar

9-10:45am Jenny

Afternoon

1-2:30

2:30-4:00

4:00-5:30

12:00-1:00

1:00-3:00

3:00-5:00

 

12:15-2:30

3:00-4:30

4:30-5:30

12:00-2:00

2:00-3:00

3:00-4:00

4:00-5:30

 

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  • Bethany is a senior Engineering Science major who has taken MTH 114, MTH 212, PHY 117, CHM 118, PHY 210, Introductory Statistics, as well as the engineering core courses.
  • Cheryl is a math post-bac student. She majored in Economics and Latin American Studies at Smith. She has taken--and would love to chat about--introductory micro and macro (ECO 150 and 153), intermediate micro and macro (ECO 250 and 253), introductory stats (ECO 220), econometrics (ECO 240), linear algebra (MTH 211), calculus III (MTH 212), and analysis (MTH 281).
  • Clare is a senior Chemistry major with a Culture, Health, and Science 5-College Certificate. She has taken calculus II, PHY 117, BIO 150/151, 152, and BIO 202 and completed the Chemistry major. She is currently taking Intro to Probability and Statistics (MTH/SDS 220). 

Biology 202

Chase is available for help with BIO 202 in the Spinelli Center during the following times:

 
Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
BIO 202   7-9pm
   

4-6pm

 

Chemistry

Chemistry Master Tutors are available for CHM 111, 222, 223, 224 and lab writing. The drop-in hours are listed below with locations and you may contact the tutors themselves (or the Spinelli Center) to make an individual appointment.

  Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
CHM 111 (Berke)
4-6pm     6-8pm    
CHM 111(Jamieson)
Ford 346
6-8pm
6-8pm

6-8pm    

CHM 111 (Queeney)
Ford 240

6-8pm

  6-8pm
  6-8pm  
CHM 111--   Lab
Ford 246
      6-8pm    

CHM 223
Ford 340

7-9pm 7-9pm 7-9pm 7-9pm 7-9pm  
CHM 223 --   Lab
Spinelli Center
    (See class Moodle page.)    

 

Economics

Economics Master Tutors are available for ECO 150, 153, 220 (formerly 190), 250,and 253. Tutors hold open drop-in hours in the Spinelli Center. The drop-in hours are listed below and you may contact the tutors themselves (or the Spinelli Center) to make an individual appointment.

  Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Sat

ECO 150 &
ECO 153

7-8:30pm 7-8:30pm
7-8:30pm 7-8:30pm 7-8:30pm  
ECO 220
 
  6-8pm

  6-8pm    
ECO 250
 
    8-10pm   8-10pm

1-2pm
ECO 253
 
  8-10pm   8-10pm    

 

Engineering

Master Tutor drop-in hours are listed below with locations, and you may contact the tutors themselves (or the Spinelli Center) to make an individual appointment.

Course Sun Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri

EGR 100 (Pati)
Green Box 101

3:30-5:30

7-9pm

 

  7-8pm
  1-4pm
1-4pm
EGR 100 (Guswa)
Green Box 101
3-5pm 7:30-9:30pm   7:30-9:30pm    
EGR 110 ( )
Green Box 102
     
   
EGR 220 (S. Voss)
Ford 143
6:30-8:30pm 6:30-8:30pm   7-9pm
   
EGR 270 (Kinsinger)
Green Box 201
6:30-8:30pm 6:30-8:30pm   7-9pm
   
EGR 270 (Ismail)
Green Box 201

1-3pm


6-8pm



7-9pm

 
EGR 290 (Ismail)
Ford 022 Playground
3-5pm
7-9pm   7-9pm    

EGR 374 (P. Voss)
Ford 022 Playground

4-6pm
  7:30-9pm   7:30-9pm  
EGR 375 (Mikic)
Ford 015
  8-10pm     7-9pm  

 

Math TA's

The Math TA's are available Sunday - Thursday evenings 7-9 pm in the Math Forum on the third floor of Burton Hall. The TA's are eager to welcome you and to support your progress in mathematics.

TA's can help you with difficulties and questions in the courses: MTH 102, 111, 112, 114, 153, or 211.
A particular TA, Jasmine, for MTH 153, Discrete Math, is available on Sunday and Tuesday nights in the Math Forum.
For help with MTH 212, Calculus III, see the Math TA's Julia and/or Elise on Sunday and Thursday or Mariya on Monday or Ellie on Tuesday. You can also see the Calculus Counselor in the Spinelli Center, or see the Spinelli Q-tutors Cheryl or Riley.

To enter Burton at night, you'll need to enter the Science Center with your one card either at the main entrance of Burton or via the Sabin Reed door across from McConnell with the wheelchair ramp.

 

Physics

Physics Master Tutors are available for PHY 117, 118, and 210. The drop-in hours are listed below with locations and you may contact the tutors themselves (or the Spinelli Center) to make an individual appointment.

Course

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

PHY 117
McConnell 102

7-9pm

7-8pm
7-8pm
8-9pm

7-9pm
8-10pm


7-9pm

7-9pm
8-10pm

PHY 118
McConnell 104   

7-9pm
8-10pm

  7-9pm 7-9pm 7-9pm
PHY 210
McConnell 404
1:30-3:30pm
8:30-10pm 7-9pm  

 

 

Quantitative Social Science (Psychology, Sociology & Goverment)

A Master Tutor is available for PSY 201, SOC 201and GOV 190. Drop-in hours are listed below, but you may contact the tutor through the course Moodle site, and are held in the Spinelli Center. Students in other courses using statistical methods (such as PSY 192, SOC 202) are welcome to contact the Statistics Counselor.

Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
    7-9pm   7-9pm
  • Lisa is a senior Psychology and Education double major. She can help with Math, Psychology, Sociology, and Government Statistics as well as Research Methods.

 

Stats TA's

The Stats TA's are available Sunday - Thursday evenings 7-9 pm in Burton 301. (You'll need to enter the Science Center with your one card either at the main entrance of Burton or via the Sabin Reed door across from McConnell with the wheelchair ramp.)

Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
 
  • Alicia is a junior psychology major who has taken introductory statistics, Research Design and Analysis, and Multiple Regression. She is familiar with R Studio and research design, and she can assist with topics from MTH 220, 290, 291.
  • Emma is a Sociology major and a SDS minor, she has taken Introduction to Statistics, Quantitative Research Methods, and Multiple Regression as well as her research assistant work with cleaning survey data. She can help with introductory statistics and regression, survey analysis, and programming in R and Stata.
  • Jessica is a math postbac who taught high school math through Teach For America in New Mexico. She decided in her second year of teaching that she was interested in statistics. Now, she is taking a full load of statistics courses and applying to graduate school. She has taken MTH 290 (Research Design) and MTH 301 (Research in Statistics) at Smith and introductory statistics at another school. This spring, she is enrolled in Machine Learning, Multiple Regression, and Mathematical Statistics. She would be happy to think through any of these courses with you and help you program in R.
  • Wencong (Priscilla) is a sophomore mathematics (statistics track) and biology double major. She has taken introductory statistics (MTH 220) as well as intermediate statistics (MTH 291) and can assist with related topics such as introductory statistics, multiple regression, and research design and analysis. She can also help with MTH 153 and biological data analysis.
  • Sara is a math post-bac who minored in math as an undergrad and took many statistics courses in school for public policy. She is happy to help students with introductory and intermediate statistics questions. She is proficient in Stata, SAS, and SPSS and is learning R this year.
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