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 first and second year physics, chemistry, math, and statistics courses. 

No appointments are necessary and the services are free!  

The SMLC will provide online tutoring beginning on Monday, May 23rd for the first summer session!  See details in the purple box below!

Now Hiring Tutors 

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!
Summer 2022 Announcement

The Science and Math Learning Center will open for Summer 2022 on Monday, May 23rd for online assistance in certain chemistry, math, physics, and statistics courses!  We will only be offering online support during summer term.  Dates are as follows:

Chemistry, Math, and Statistics: 5/23-6/16 (Closed on 5/30 for Memorial Day)

Physics: 5/23-6/30


The SMLC offers a synchronous drop-in cafe-style tutoring service where you can consult with a tutor online through Zoom or WebEx.  No appointments needed!

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 or WebEx room - you can join/leave the Zoom/WebEx meeting at any time during the tutor's shift! 
  • Follow the sign in prompts (if applicable) to sign in and launch your JMU Zoom or WebEx 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.
  • For tips on how to have a successful synchronous tutoring experience, see the SMLC Etiquette Policy.
  • Questions?  Email Jenna Guenther at guenthjc@jmu.edu


Math Praxis Support

Did you know that the SMLC is now offering tutoring support for the Math Praxis® Subject Assessment (5161) exam for future math teachers? 

Click here to learn more!

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 (5161), 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!

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