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Welcome to the Tutoring Center!


There will be no tutoring during the holiday break (Wednesday through Friday) next week. We hope you enjoy your time off!


  • You may submit a request for a tutor beginning the first day of classes.
  • All requests for tutoring must be submitted online.
  • The Tutoring Center provides tutoring (at no cost) to all Grand Valley State University students in most 100- and 200-level courses and some 300- 400-level courses.
  • If you wish a tutor for a 300-400-level course, in addition to submitting the online request, you will need to complete a special request form.
  • All writing tutoring requests will be handled by the Writing Center. For more information about the Writing Center please go to their website at
  • Tutoring is limited to one fifty minute session per subject per week.
  • Tutorials are conducted in weekly, fifty minute sessions in small group settings.
  • Requests for languages are limited to one fifty minute session per week per language.
  • Tutoring sessions will not be conducted on days and holidays when classes are not in session, during finals week and when GVSU is closed.
  • The Tutoring Center seeks to facilitate students' academic progress and to develop self-directed, independent learners.

**Students, Please take a moment to complete a short Evaluation on your tutors for the semester. Thanks!**

Walk-in Tutoring Available:

  • Science Success Center - peer facilitated office which offers support for students in BIO 120, 121, and 355/375; BMS: 208, 212, 250 and 290; CHM 109, 115, 116, 230, 231, 232, 241, and 242; PHY 200, 220, 221, 230, and 231
  • Engineering 209 Tutoring - walk-in EGR 209 tutoring is available in 101 EC Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 5 pm - 7 pm.
  • Chemistry Center - staffed by chemistry faculty and student tutors. Chemistry faculty teaching 102, 109, 111, 115, 116, 201, 221, 222, 230, 231, 232, 241, 242, 245, & 247 will be holding some or all of their office hours in 200 STU during the fall and winter semesters. If you wish to become a CHM tutor, please contact Sarah Clark at 616-331-2072 or email
  • Math Center - tutoring for students enrolled in Math 097, 110, 122, 123, 125, 201 and Stats Center for students enrolled in STA 215
  • BIO 105 tutoring available every Friday in 2440a KHS 10:30-11:30 am
  • ECO 312, 313 Walk-in Tutoring in SCB 3072 on Mondays and Wednesdays 12 pm - 3 pm. Students in ECO 210 and 211 are accommodated as time allows.
  • Meijer Center for Writing and Michigan Authors - walk-in assistance with any writing project, at any stage of your writing process. For locations and hours, please visit

Additional tutoring:

  • - Scheduled, individual psychology tutoring is available through Psi Chi. Send emails to and include the course, your name, and availability (not available during spring/summer).

Free online tutorial assistance:

Free Tutoring for U.S. Military Families:

Staff Directory

Name Email Title
Frobish, Marcia Math Center Director
Steenland, Wendy Tutoring Assistant - Allendale Campus
Swanson, Karel SLA Program Coordinator
Van Baak, Joyce Director of Tutoring/Science Success Center