About AAAC Tutoring Services

The AAAC offers small group tutoring for a nominal fee.

Tutor Groups are:

  • Course specific
  • Capped at five students per group
  • Scheduled to meet twice per week for 90 minutes each meeting
  • Held at the same time, in the same place, on the same days each week
  • All tutor groups meet on the Lawrence campus
  • Facilitated by peers who meet eligibility requirements and are formally trained as AAAC tutors
  • Formed based on student demand each fall and spring semester

 

Table of Courses for which Tutor Groups are Typically Offered

Tutor groups are typically offered for the courses listed below. Tutoring for additional courses may be offered based on student demand and tutor availability.

 

Course Prefix Course Number
BIOL 100, 150, 152, 200, 240, 246, 350
CHEM 110, 130, 135,  150, 170, 175, 330, 335
FREN 110, 120, 230, 240
GERM 104, 108, 201
MATH 002, 101, 104, 115, 116, 125, 126, 127, 220,  290, 365
PHSX 114, 115, 210, 211, 212
SPAN 104, 111, 212, 216

Students:

  • Request tutor groups online AAAC Tutoring
  • Are placed in tutor groups on a first come, first serve, by schedule basis
  • Have a free trial period for attending the tutor group
  • Agree to abide by the terms stated in the AAAC Tutoring Services user agreement form

Tutors:

  • Are undergraduate and graduate students
  • Come recommended by at least two faculty/instructors
  • Scored a B or higher in the course selected to tutor (or in a higher level course in the same discipline)  
  • Trained in a variety of learning preferences and equipped with a variety of tutoring strategies
  • Formally evaluated each semester for their work as tutors

Financial Aid:

  • Is available in the form of fee waivers to students who are eligible
  • Eligibility for the fee waiver is based on information provided in the FAFSA
  • Is awarded on a first come, first serve basis while funds are available
  • Students may apply for a fee waiver during the online tutor group request process

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