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: Starting April 14, the MLC will be using Penji as the platform for online, drop-in tutoring. You can find more information on how to use this app here. If you have any questions about the app, please contact the director of the center, Dr. Hayley Milbourne.

Contact: Dr. Hayley Milbourne, 

Phone: (619) 260-4016
Schedule: The MLC has hours specifically available for the summer classes offered. Please see Penji for when hours are held for your course.

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