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The University of Tennessee offers many options for students seeking tutoring resources, which can be found in GradesFirst by logging into your MyUTK portal. Click here for instructions on how to access tutoring through GradesFirst.

Many offices, such as the SSC and Multicultural Student Life, offer free tutoring by appointment, drop-in, or for test reviews. Many departments and colleges also offer tutoring and academic assistance. Some examples include the Writing Center, the Math Tutorial Center, and the Chemistry Tutorial Center. Most tutorial offerings are at no cost to the student, but run on a first-come, first-served basis. This site will help direct you to resources both at the Student Success Center and around campus. If you cannot find tutoring for your course, contact Brandon Jones.

Common Courses and Offerings

Because tutoring services are offered by many offices and departments, the best and first resource for finding specific tutoring offerings is GradesFirst. Students can search for tutoring and schedule appointments in a few easy steps. Provided below is a list of the most common courses and offerings. Please contact Brandon Jones if you have any questions.

Accounting (Multicultural Student Life)

Biology (Multicultural Student Life & the SSC)

Chemistry (The Chemistry Tutorial Center, Multicultural Student Life & the SSC)

Engineering (Multicultural Student Life & the SSC)

English (Multicultural Student Life & the Writing Center)

Foreign Languages (Multicultural Student Life & the SSC)

Math (the Math Tutorial Center, Multicultural Student Life & the SSC)

Physics (Multicultural Student Life & the SSC)

Psychology (Multicultural Student Life & the SSC)

Writing Assistance (Multicultural Student Life & the Writing Center)

Tutorial Services @ SSC

The SSC offers FREE tutoring in select courses in three locations on campus! Our main tutoring location is in our main office located in Greve Hall, Room 324. Tutoring is also offered in our satellite locations in Hodges library, North Commons and the residence halls. This term, the SSC, partnering with University Housing, offers tutorial assistance in South Carrick Hall Tennessee Room.

The SSC Tutoring Center focuses on: Biology, Chemistry, Math, Spanish, and Psychology. Ask about other courses. We may be able to accommodate!

Are you interested in becoming a tutor for the SSC? We accept applications prior to each semester if there are open positions. Please refer to the SSC tutor Job Description for additional information. If you have any further questions about the application process, please contact the SSC at 865-974-6641.

Tutoring@UT Online Database

The Student Success Center also hosts the Tutoring@UT online database for UT undergrads.

Simply locate your subject and course level, and you will find the available tutoring options that UT offers.

Additional Resources

Whether you need assistance with English 101 or Organic Chemistry, check out these options for getting some extra help outside your regular class time:

  • Your instructor is a great resource to help you gauge your success in your class and to help you think through how to master course content.
  • SSC Academic Coaches can help strengthen your study skills and can offer additional learning strategies that are transferable to all your college courses.
  • SSC Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders offer organized evening study sessions and individual help during convenient day time hours.
  • Departmental tutors are available in a wide range of courses to meet with you one-on-one or in small groups to help keep you on the right track.