Study group in Hixson-Lied
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Tutor Resources

The Academic Success Center and Tutoring Services provide a number of resources to support tutors. If you cannot find what you need here, call our office (515-294-6624), e-mail, or contact our staff directly (see below).

Tutor mentors are a resource to current tutors. Mentors conduct observations and serve as a general resource to our tutors. Here is the full Mentor Position Description

Tutor Training Workshops

The workshops are designed to help tutors learn strategies to improve/enhance their skills and aid in personal development. Tutors get paid for two hours of additional training per semester. Below is a list of our workshops for the fall 2017 semester. Please visit click here for a full description of our workshops.

Leading Review Sessions

Friday, September 29th from 1:10-2:00PM

Tuesday, Novemeber 28th from 7:00-8:00PM

Checking for Understanding

Monday, October 2nd from 5:10-6:00PM

Tuesday, November 28th from 7:00-8:00PM

Cultural Competency

Thursday, October 3rd from 4:10-5:00PM

Thursday, October 26th from 4:10-5:00PM

Conflict Resolution

Wednesday, October 18th from 5:10-6:00PM

From Bashful to Bold

Monday, November 6th from 7;00-8:00PM


Tutor Newsletter

Click the links below to read our bi-weekly newsletters.

Tutoring Sessions

Online Resources

  • Academic Resources: Handouts and resources focused on common study concerns and specific subjects
  • Alegbra2go: Video lectures, worksheets, and study material
  • Resources related to studying various topics (bottom of the page)
  • Khan Academy: Resources for math, science, arts and humanities, and test prep (e.g., GMAT, MCAT)
  • Study Guides and Strategies: Resources including guides for problem solving, math, and science
  • WolframAlpha: Assistance solving math problems

Campus Resources

Contact Us

Name Title Email
Rebecca Nation Program Coordinator, Tutoring Services
Adriana GonzalezProgram Assistant, Tutoring
Joshua MatosGraduate Assistant, Tutoring
Echo Zhao Graduate Assistant, Tutoring Services
Keni Zenner Graduate Assistant, Tutoring Services
Leah Weeks Secretary, Academic Success Center