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Academic Support & Tutoring

There are numerous academic support resources such as free tutoring and practice exams.

The Learning Assistance Service (LAS) of the Counseling Center
Offers individual sessions and workshops in areas such as study skills, time management and exam-taking skills.

Guided Study Sessions
Regularly scheduled study sessions for traditionally difficult courses, led by students who were successful in the class.

Academic Achievement Programs: Academic Success and Tutorial Services (ASTS)
Free tutoring for biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics, accounting, economics, and psychology courses.

The University of Maryland Tutorial Database
Contains a selection of tutoring resources.

The Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (OMSE)
Provides tutoring on a walk-in and by-appointment basis. Available to all students.

The Writing Center
Assists students in planning and revising written assignments for any class. Especially helpful for ENGL101.

Mathematics Department resources
Free walk-in tutoring for all 100- and 200-level courses in mathematics.

Math Testbank
Database of old math exams.

Math Success Program
Free walk-in math tutoring.

Chemistry Tutoring and Chemistry Exam Test Bank by the Alpha Chi Sigma Fraternity
Free Chemistry tutoring up to General Chemistry 2.

Physics Department resources
Free physics tutoring.

The Counseling Center
Provides free confidental individual sessions with a counselor.

The Grammar Hotline
For questions about word choice, punctuation, sentence structure, and citing sources.

Private tutors by discipline:
Biology: Contact the Symons Hall Undergraduate Academic Programs Office (1322 Symons Hall, 301-405-6892).
Chemistry: Contact the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Undergraduate Programs Office (1206 Chemistry Building, 301-405-1791).
Other subjects: Visit the departmental website for the major for information on private tutors.