Below are a list of the learning resources:

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Academic Support, free

FYI, the First Year Involvement Resource Center, available through the Office of Residence Life offers Academic Support Instruction to help students improve their academic skills in areas such as:

  • Communicating with Professors
  • Goal-Setting
  • Learning Styles
  • Reading Strategies
  • Study Skills
  • Test-taking Skills
  • Time and Stress Management

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Accounting Tutoring, free

The school of Accounting will offer *FREE* tutoring Fall 2017 as follows:

  • Financial and Managerial Accounting (COB 241 & 242)
  • Accounting 244
Accounting Tutoring - paid

If you are interested in paid one-on-one tutoring, please contact Amanda Reedy (reedyaj@jmu.edu) for a list of available tutors.

Anthropology, free

Free tutoring is provided for all students enrolled in Anthropology classes.

B

Biology PASS support, free

BIO 140, BIO 150, BIO 270, BIO 280, and BIO 290 are supported by the PASS program.

Trained peer educators hold academic support sessions to help students succeed in these courses. 

C

Chemistry PASS support, free

CHEM 120, CHEM 131, CHEM 132 and CHEM 241 are supported by the PASS program.

Trained peer educators hold academic support sessions to help students succeed in these courses. 

Chemistry Tutoring, free

Chem 131 tutoring is available from Dr. Iona Black.

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Chemistry Tutoring, free

The Science and Math Learning Center (SMLC) provides support for the 1st and 2nd year Chemistry courses. Tutoring is drop-in, so no appointment is needed.

Check their website for supported courses and hours of operation.

SMLC

Chemistry Tutoring, paid

CHEM 120CHEM 131CHEM 132CHEM 241, and CHEM 242 tutoring is offered through The Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society.

To arrange for a private (paid) Chemistry tutor, email jmuchemistrytutor@gmail.com.

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COB 291 PASS support, free

COB 291 is supported by the PASS program.

Trained peer educators hold academic support sessions to help students succeed in these courses. 

COB 291 Tutoring, paid
COB 291 - Intro to Management Science

Students negotiate price and schedule.

Computer Science Tutoring, free

The Department of Computer Science provides student Lab Assistants for 100-level CS courses.

Lab Assistants, as selected by the Department, are assigned courses and instructors.

Hours of operation: Evenings and on weekends for students who need help in CS courses.

lab details

D

Digital Assignments Tutoring, free

DigiComm, a peer tutoring program in the Learning Centers, provides free one-on-one consultations on personal branding, professional portfolios, digital storytelling, and project management

E

ECON 200 and 201 PASS support, free

ECON 200 and ECON 201 are supported by the PASS program.

Trained peer educators hold academic support sessions to help students succeed in these courses. 

Economics Tutoring, paid

ECON 200 and ECON 201: Private Economics tutors are available for $25/hour.  For a list of tutors, vist the COB-Econ's Resources page (at the bottom)

Tutor List

For additional tutor information, contact:

  • Rebecca Wood, Office of Econ/International Business Programs: 540-568-3216
  • Prof. Philip Heap, Office of Econ/International Business Programs: 540-568-3031
ELLS support, free

English Language Learner Services (ELLS), a part of the JMU Learning Centers, provides tutoring across the disciplines, Thesis Services, a Multilingual Writer’s Community, and an English Conversation Club.

Entry Assessment exam tutoring, free
The Education Support Center offers free tutoring for the Praxis Core Math exam and the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) Reading and Writing exams that will fulfill the Entry Assessment Requirements.
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F

Finance Resources, free

Tutoring is available for the following courses:

  • COB 218
  • COB 300B
  • Fin 301
  • Fin 345
  • Fin 360

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Foreign Language support, free

The Language Resource Center provides a space for JMU students to listen to audio, watch video, and use computers to further their language studies. 

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Free Peer Tutoring for Fall 2017 is also available in the following languages:

French

German

Spanish

Italian

L

Learning Toolbox, free

The Learning Toolbox is a website available for students, teachers, and parents, that includes tools to help students improve in

  • Math
  • Organization
  • Study skills
  • Test Taking Skills
  • Note Taking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Advanced Thinking.

Learning Toolbox

M

Math and Statistics Tutoring, paid

Private tutoring is available through the Mathematics and Statistics Department. 

Email or call (540) 568-6184

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Mathematics tutoring, free

The Science and Math Learning Center (SMLC) provides support for the 1st and 2nd year Mathematics courses. Tutoring is drop-in, so no appointment is needed.

Check their website for supported courses and hours of operation.

Includes:

College Algebra, Calculus, and Stats (MATH 155, 156, 205, 220 & COB 191)

SMLC

Math PASS support, free

MATH 107, MATH 108, and MATH 205 are supported by the PASS program.

Trained peer educators hold academic support sessions to help students succeed in these courses. 

MREST tutoring, free

The Communication Center provides one-on-one support for MREST, SCOM exam preparation, interviews, and presentations. 

For hours of operation and/or appointment scheduling, visit their website:

Communication Center

Music Tutoring, free

The School of Music provides department-paid tutors for students enrolled in Music Theory or Music History.

Their tutors and availability are subject to change each semester. 

Please contact Donna Wampler by email or at 540-568-6863 to request support.

Note: This tutoring service is only available to JMU students enrolled in these classes.

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Note-taking and reading strategies, free

Learning Strategies Instruction (LSI) offers one-on-one academic coaching appointments for JMU student to improve their academic success.  They can help students improve their time-management, test-taking, test analysis, studying and test prep, reading, and note-taking.

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P

Philosophy and Religion Tutoring

To request course support, contact the Department Chair office at 540-568-6394

Physics tutoring, free

The Science and Math Learning Center (SMLC) provides support for the 1st and 2nd year Physics courses. Tutoring is drop-in, so no appointment is needed.

Check their website for supported courses and hours of operation.

SMLC

Physics Tutoring, paid

Private tutoring is available through the Physics department.

A Physics department tutor list is available from the Physics Department.

Portfolios Consultations, free

DigiComm, a peer tutoring program in the Learning Centers, offers free one-on-one consultations with any student working on a professional portfolio. Tutors can help students with personal branding, professional portfolios, document design, digital storytelling, and helping students stand out on the job market.

S

SCOM exam preparation, free

The Communication Center provides one-on-one support for MREST, SCOM exam preparation, interviews, and presentations. 

For hours of operation and/or appointment scheduling, visit their website:

COMMUNICATION CENTER

Statistics Tutoring, free

The Science and Math Learning Center (SMLC) provides support for the 1st and 2nd year Statistics courses. Tutoring is drop-in, so no appointment is needed.

Check their website for supported courses and hours of operation.

SMLC

Studying strategies, free

Learning Strategies Instruction (LSI) offers one-on-one academic coaching appointments for JMU student to improve their academic success.  They can help students improve their time-management, test-taking, test analysis, studying and test prep, reading, and note-taking.

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Study Skills, free

F.O.C.U.S (First Years Obtaining Creative and Useful Study skills) is a FREE program that begins in October.

Course Instructors will help students learn how to remain motivated and get the most out of their study time. Class topics include:

  • Setting Goals and Staying Motivated
  • Learning Styles
  • How to read those BIG, FAT textbooks!
  • Lecture Note Taking
  • Time and Stress Management
  • Test-Taking Strategies
  • Study Skills
  • Interacting with Professors

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Test-taking support, free

Learning Strategies Instruction (LSI) offers one-on-one academic coaching appointments for JMU student to improve their academic success.  They can help students improve their time-management, test-taking, test analysis, studying and test prep, reading, and note-taking.

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Tutor Connection, paid

Tutor Connection is a service through First Year Involvement that pairs student and self-identified tutors in specific subjects.

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Tutoring Information, General

This resource page does not provide all JMU tutoring resources, however, it is being regularly updated.  Please check back often for new resource information!

If you are unable to find the resource you are searching for on this page, you may email Joan Fahrney at the JMU Learning Centers for assistance.

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Writing Tutoring, free

The University Writing Center (UWC) offers free, one-on-one support for writers working on all types of papers, including arguments, scholarly articles, fiction and personal narratives, business writing, formatting and citation, grammar and punctuation, and research strategies – in person or on-line chat.

UWC

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