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The Academic Success Center (ASC) provides course tutoring and a variety of group study sessions. All ASC programs and services are free of charge.


Requests for Spring 2015 tutoring assistance will be accepted beginning Wednesday, January 14, 2015.

The ASC provides individual or small group peer tutoring in most 100- and 200-level courses, as well as select 300- and 400-level courses, on either a long-term or short-term basis. Click here for a general list of courses tutored this semester.

To request a tutor, a student should complete an Application for Tutoring Assistance and return it to the ASC. Students should allow a minimum of two business days for their application to be processed. Once a tutor is assigned, the tutor and student meet on a weekly or bi-weekly basis to:

Examine Student Learning Strategies
Review Information from Class
Discuss Content of Reading Assignments
Work Through Examples of Homework Problems

Tutors are generally upper-class students with outstanding academic records and faculty recommendations. They are trained in tutoring techniques and work with continuous supervision by the professional staff.

Click here to access the Application for Tutoring Assistance.


English/Writing Support
The Klooster Center for Excellence in Writing helps everyone on campus to become a better writer and a more effective researcher. They offer individualized appointments with a writing consultant.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays from 10:00AM-11:00PM
Fridays from 10:00AM-2:00PM
Saturdays by Special Arrangement
Sundays from Noon-11:00PM

Library Research Consultations (all subjects/topics)
By Appointment: http://www.hope.edu/lib/ask/consultation.php
Sponsored by Van Wylen Library

Accounting Help Sessions
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7:30-9:00PM in SCICTR 1111
Sponsored by Department of Economics and Accounting

BIOL 105 & 107 (General Biology I & Lab) Regular Discussion Sections - for which all students are supposed to be enrolled
Thursdays from 8:30-9:30PM in SCICTR 1019
Fridays from 2:00-3:00PM in VWF 102
Focus is on lab analysis and writing and developing other skills-based tasks for labs. Students have been informed they may attend EITHER discussion section each week, regardless of which one they are enrolled in. Attendance is recorded.
Sponsored by Prof. Winnett-Murray

BIOL 105 (General Biology I) Help Sessions - for Biology 105-01, but students from other sections are welcome too
Mondays from 8:00-9:00PM (through December 1st ) in SCICTR 2028
Optional help sessions for lecture
Sponsored by Prof. Greg Murray

BIOL 107 (General Biology I Lab) Help Sessions
Sundays from 6:00-8:00PM in SCICTR 2046
Staffed by undergraduate Teaching Assistants who are working in Biology 107 labs (usually 2 TAs available each Sunday night).

CHEM 125 (General Chemistry I) Open Discussion Sessions
Mondays from 3:00-4:00PM in SCICTR 1000 (Chemistry Dept. – Prof. Eckermann)
Mondays from 4:00-5:00PM in SCICTR 1118 (Chemistry Dept. – Prof. Stewart)
Thursdays from 11:00AM-Noon in SCICTR 1000 (Chemistry Dept. – Prof. Anderson)
Sponsored by the Chemistry Department

CHEM 125 (General Chemistry I) CAPA Work Sessions
Sundays from 9:00-10:30PM in SCICTR 3002
Wednesdays from 7:30-9:00PM in SCICTR 3002
Sponsored by the Chemistry Department

CHEM 125/131 (General Chemistry I/Accelerated General Chemistry) Help Sessions
Tuesdays from 9:00-10:30PM in SCICTR 2130
Led by Chemistry Majors
Sponsored by the Academic Success Center

CHEM 221 (Organic Chemistry I) Help Sessions
Thursdays from 6:30-9:30PM in SCICTR 3130
Led by Chemistry Majors
Co-sponsored by the Academic Success Center and Chemistry Department

Computer Science Help Center (GEMS 163, CSCI 112, CSCI 225, CSCI 245*)
Mondays, Tuesdays*, Wednesdays, & Thursdays from 7:00-9:00PM in VWF 115
Sundays* from 6:00-8:00PM in VWF 115
Sponsored by the Computer Science Department
*Assistance for CSCI 245 is not available on Sundays or Tuesdays

CSCI 140 (Business Computing) Help Sessions
Tuesdays from 7:00-9:00PM in VZN 152 (run by Veronica Cook, Course TA)
Sundays from 3:00-5:00PM in VZN 152 (run by Levi Adrianson, Course TA)
Sponsored by the Computer Science Department

Education 225-02 (The Exceptional Child) Help Sessions
Tuesdays at 11:00AM in VZN 247
Sponsored by the Education Department - Prof. Cherup

ENGS 100 (Introduction to Engineering) Help Sessions
Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays from 7:00-9:00PM in VZN 134
Sponsored by the Engineering Department

ENGS 220 (Statics) Help Sessions
Thursdays from 2:00-3:00PM in SCICTR 3130 & from 4:30-5:30PM in VZN 298
Sponsored by the Engineering Department

ENGS 240 & ENGS 340 (Electric Circuits & Applied Thermodynamics) Help Sessions
Tuesdays from 7:00PM-9:00PM in VZN 134
Sponsored by the Engineering Department

MATH LAB - for students in any mathematics or quantitative course
Sundays from 6:00-8:00PM in VZN 297
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays from 7:30-9:30PM in VZN 297
Led by upper-level Math students
Sponsored by the Academic Success Center

MATH 205 (Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers) Help Sessions
Mondays, Wednesdays from 7:30-9:00PM in Science Center 2128
Led by Math Education Majors
Sponsored by the Academic Success Center

MATH 210 (Introductory Statistics) Help Sessions
Sundays from 6:30-8:00PM in Science Center 3031
Tuesdays, Thursdays from 7:30-9:00PM Science Center 3031
Led by Advanced Statistics students
Sponsored by the Academic Success Center

Physics 105, 106, 121, 122 (College Physics I & II , General Physics I & II) Help Sessions
Sundays from 2:00-4:00PM in VZN B24 (General Physics Lab)
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays from 7:00-9:00PM in VZN B24 (General Physics Lab)
Thursdays from 7:00-9:00PM in VZN 152
Sponsored by Physics Majors/Minors