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The Science and Math Learning Center opens for the Spring 2022 semester on Monday, January 24th at 11am!


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!  

 Interested in becoming part of our SMLC tutoring team?  Click here to see our qualifications and application! 

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

Spring 2022 Announcement

The Science and Math Learning Center will open for the Spring 2022 semester on Monday, January 24th at 11am for assistance in certain chemistry, math, physics, and statistics courses!  We plan to offer both in-person and online modes of support this year.  

In Person:

The SMLC is located on the first floor of the Student Success Center.  We will be open for drop-in cafe-style tutoring in person Mondays through Thursdays from 11am to 6pm.  Masks are required in the SMLC space!  Note: due to staffing constraints, there may be windows between 11am and 6pm when a tutor in a specific subject is not available*. 

*Check our schedules page for the most up-to-date edition of our in-person schedule.  

No appointments needed!  For more on how our in-person services work, see What to Expect When Visiting the SMLC!


The SMLC offers a synchronous drop-in cafe-style tutoring service where you can consult with a tutor online through 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 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 WebEx room - you can join/leave the WebEx meeting at any time during the tutor's shift! 
  • Ask the tutor your questions. Note: Since this service is drop-in style, there may be other students in the Webex room 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.


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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