Tutoring and Centers

Need a tutor in language and culture, chemistry, math or physics? Or would you like to help others and earn school credit by becoming a tutor? Here are a few opportunities to explore.

Additional tutoring resources listed on the My Academics page of the MySanDiego portal.

Need help with your Biology class? Visit the Biology Resources page for more information.

Location: Shiley Science and Technology, Room 225

Contact: ljuvera@sandiego.edu

Phone: (619) 260-4729

Need help with your Chemistry class? Visit the Chemistry Resources page for more information.

Location: Shiley Center for Science and Technology, Room 471

Contact: chemistry@sandiego.edu

Phone: (619) 260-4513

The Writing Center tutoring services are free and by appointment, with drop-ins accommodated if appointment slots are open. Tutoring sessions usually last 45 minutes to one hour. At this time we are unable to provide tutoring to online students. Note: The Writing Center is not open during finals, Intersession or Summer Session.

Hours: Monday–Wednesday: 9 a.m.–7 p.m., Thursday: 9 a.m.–1 p.m. and 2–7 p.m., Friday: 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Location: Founders Hall, Room 190B

Phone: (619) 260-4581

Tutoring is available each semester to USD students enrolled in lower-division language classes as well as upper-division conversation or composition courses, which can be found on the Languages Tutoring Resources page.

Courses Tutored: Languages 101, 102 and 201. (Tutoring may be available for 202 and upper-division writing and conversation courses.)

Location: Rigsby Language and Culture Commons, Founders Hall, Room 123

Contact: languages@sandiego.edu

Phone: (619) 260-4070


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.

Location: Saints Tekakwitha and Serra Hall, Room 310

Contact: Dr. Hayley Milbourne, hmilbourne@sandiego.edu 

Phone: (619) 260-4706

Tutoring for students enrolled Physics courses is available each semester. Tutors and schedules may change from semester to semester.

Location: Shiley Center for Science and Technology, Room 129

Contact: physics@sandiego.edu

Phone: (619) 260-4058

Need help with your Psychology or Behavioral Neuroscience courses? Visit the Psi Chi Honor Society page for more information.

Location: Psychological Sciences Lounge

Contact: psychology@sandiego.edu

Phone: (619) 260-4511