Academic Support & Tutoring

There are numerous academic support resources such as free tutoring and practice exams. Check individual webpages below for updates on remote support.


Chemistry & Biochemistry



Counseling Center academic resources
Resources for time management, studying, test prep, math learning, and other topics.

Teaching and Learning Transformation Center
Programs, resources, and training to help students reach academic and career goals.

STEM Learning Strategies
Reference document for study strategies, exam preparation, campus resources, and thinking like a scientist.

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.

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 (1526 Chemistry Building, 301-405-1791).

Other subjects: Visit departmental websites for information on private tutors.