Mathematics Learning Center (MLC)

The Mathematics Learning Center (MLC) is open and free to USD students on a walk-in basis. The MLC offers peer-to-peer tutorial services designed to facilitate the development of independent lifelong learning, and help students implement effective strategies for analytical thinking in their mathematics courses.

Note: Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the MLC will be hosting online tutoring for the remainder of the semester. The link to the online tutoring "room" is given below. For additional support on how to use Zoom, please visit this website.


Contact: Dr. Hayley Milbourne, 

Phone: (619) 260-4016
Schedule: Spring 2020 Schedule. Please note that the schedule is in Pacific time.

About Our Tutors

Our tutors are selected through an application process and recommendations by faculty members. Although the tutors have been asked to give priority to students in the classes listed in Courses Tutored, those tutors with advanced training will help with other mathematics questions whenever they have time available.

Courses Tutored

  • Intermediate Algebra
  • Investigations in Modern Mathematics
  • College Algebra
  • Essentials of Trigonometry
  • Survey of Calculus
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II

Courses Not Tutored

  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Mathematical Concepts for Elementary School Teachers I and II