Mathematics Learning Center (MLC)

The Mathematics Learning Center (MLC) is open and free to USD students on a drop-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: The MLC is using Penji as our platform to offer virtual, drop-in tutoring. You can get more information on how to use Penji here. We will not be offering in-person tutoring for the Spring 2021 semester.

Schedule: You can find the Spring 2021 schedule here.

Contact: Dr. Hayley Milbourne,, Director

Phone: (619) 260-4016

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