Welcome to the Science and Math Learning Center, located in the Student Success Center, 1st floor, SSC 1100. We assist students in understanding course content, homework assignments and lab reports found in many first and second year physics, chemistry, math, and statistics courses. 

No appointments are necessary and the services are free!  


Now Hiring 

Click here for our qualifications and application to become part of our SMLC team!

Looking for free support in your science and/or math course(s)?  See the announcement below for how the SMLC can help!

May Session 2023 Announcement

In Person: 

All SMLC services will be offered online for May session!  Please see below for details!


The SMLC offers a synchronous virtual drop-in cafe-style tutoring service for JMU students enrolled in our supported courses where you can consult with a tutor online through Zoom.  No appointments!

Chemistry, Math, and Statistics Tutoring Timeline: May 22nd-June 15th

Physics Tutoring Timeline: May 22nd-June 30th

*Note: SMLC services will be closed on May 29th for Memorial Day and June 19th for Juneteenth.

See the instructions below or for a step-by-step guide with images on how to access synchronous tutoring, click here!

  • Navigate to the "Tutoring Schedules" section on the left menu
  • Click the subject you need help with
  • Log in with your JMU e-id and password
  • You will see the tutoring schedules and tutors listed who are available at those times. 
  • Click on a tutor's name at the appropriate day/time to enter their Zoom room - you can join/leave the Zoom meeting at any time during the tutor's shift! 
  • Follow the sign in prompts (if applicable) to sign in and launch your JMU Zoom account
  • Ask the tutor your questions. Note: Since this service is drop-in style, there may be other students in the session who are also seeking support.  
  • Reminder: In compliance with the JMU Honor Code, our tutors are not able to help with tests, quizzes, etc.  Tutors may ask to provide evidence of the soiurce of a question.
  • For tips on how to have a successful synchronous tutoring experience, see the SMLC Etiquette Policy.
  • Questions?  Email Jenna Guenther at guenthjc@jmu.edu


Supported Courses At The SMLC*

  • MATH 105
  • MATH 220
  • COB 191
  • ISAT 251

View our Statistics tutor schedule

  • MATH 103
  • MATH 155-156
  • MATH 199
  • MATH 205
  • MATH 231-232
  • MATH 233-234
  • MATH 235-236
  • ISAT 150
  • ISAT 151

View our Math tutor schedule

  • CHEM 120
  • CHEM 131 & 131L
  • CHEM 132 & 132L
  • CHEM 241 & 241L
  • CHEM 242 & 242L

View our Chemistry tutor schedule

  • PHYS 140 & 140L
  • PHYS 150 & 150L
  • PHYS 240 & 240L
  • PHYS 250 & 250L

View our Physics tutor schedule

*If you don't see the course you're looking for in this list, contact your professor for other resources. Additionally, you could see if your class is supported by Peer Assisted Study Sessions.

If you're looking for tutoring for the Math Praxis® Subject Assessment, click here!

The SMLC is always looking for outstanding students to hire during the academic year! Check out our How To Become an SMLC Tutor page for more details!

The Science and Math Learning Center is a Level 1 certified program through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) International Tutor Training Program Certification!


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