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Tutoring Services FAQs

Current College of DuPage students are eligible for tutoring if they are enrolled in developmental or college-level credit courses. Services are provided during the academic term for which students are enrolled.

The following frequently asked questions can help you learn more about tutoring sessions.

Complete the Tutoring Request Form using Firefox or Chrome. Students can have three 50-minute appointments per week.

Tutoring provides "Drop-in" sessions for a variety of subjects like chemistry, math, accounting, A&P, and foreign languages where no appointment is needed.

Strategic Success Sessions are also offered for assistance with study skills.  All services are free.

Most sessions take place in the Learning Commons - SRC 2102. Some may occur elsewhere on the Main Campus or at the COD centers.

The Learning Commons also offers online tutoring for select subjects using "Ask a Peer Tutor."

Tutors can clarify points from lectures, labs, discussions, or assigned readings. Tutors will show students how to become independent learners; however, tutors cannot complete homework for students or grade assignments.

Come prepared to your tutoring session. Bring your syllabus, textbook, notes, and any questions you have. Tutoring is most effective when you are prepared.

Tutors work with Accommodation Specialists to personalize their services for students with disabilities who have documentation of the disability on file in Center for Access and Accommodations.

Tutors are proficient in their subjects. They can help you learn and improve your study skills.

 

Contact Information

Learning Commons
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102
Call: (630) 942-3940
Email: learningcommons@cod.edu 

Learning Commons Hours of Operation

Mathematics Assistance
(630) 942-3339
Email: mathassistancearea@cod.edu

Writing, Reading, Speech Assistance
(630) 942-3355
Email: wrsa@cod.edu

Tutoring Services
(630) 942-3686
Email: tutoring@cod.edu