Tutoring and Facilities

Tutorial assistance is available in the MRC on a drop-in basis only. Reserved time with a tutor is not available.

Tutor Availability & Planning Your Visit

Here is a list of tutors that are scheduled to work every day in our resource center. Since the number of tutors scheduled directly correlates with our traffic during these times, it may help you plan your visits. 

Time of Day# of Tutors in MRCTime of Day# of Tutors in MRC
7 - 8 a.m. 3 2 - 3 p.m. 4
8 - 9 a.m. 3 3 - 4 p.m. 4
9 - 10 a.m. 5 4 - 5 p.m. 5
10 - 11 a.m. 6 5 - 6 p.m. 5
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. 6 6 - 7 p.m. 4
12 - 1 p.m. 5 7 - 8 p.m. 3
1 - 2 p.m. 5 8 - 9 p.m. 3

Layout and Equipment

The sketch of the layout shows the area and does not reflect the windows open to the CLB hallway. 

Main Study & Tutoring Area - Includes 9 large tables, 5 small tables and seating for 75.

Computer Room - The computer lab is equipped with specific math software as well as tutorials, spreadsheets, symbolic manipulators and graphers. There are also 24 Dell PCs on a local area network; headphone cables; one laser printer.

Group Study RoomsAny group of three or more students may request to use one of the MRC group study rooms to study math together, if the room is not already reserved for another group. Reservations may be done in advance or on an impromptu basis.

Group Study Room #1 (Same size and equipment as Room #2) - It includes a large white board, smart board and seats 10 comfortably. 

Group Study Room #2 (Same size and equipment as Room #1) - It includes a large white board, smart board and seats 10 comfortably. 

Group Study Room #3 (Smaller than #1 & 2) - It includes a 2 medium white boards and seats 6 comfortably.

Quiet Room - Is used for quiet study only. No talking is allowed in this room. There are 9 study carrels.

Receptionist Area - Includes student login computer, resource and equipment check-out and returns and room reservations.

Tutor Qualifications

We have two levels of tutors at the Math Resource Center with specific requirements for each. 

  • Tutors must have successfully completed Applied Calculus I, Engineering Calculus I, or Basic Statistics. No prior tutoring experience is necessary.
  • Senior Tutors must have at least 1 year of teaching or tutoring experience, must have successfully completed 21 hours of math credits including Calculus 1 and above or hold a degree in math or a related field, and must be able to tutor Calculus 2 and above.

All tutors must be comfortable with computers and graphing calculators.