Peer Tutoring

The  Peer Tutoring Program offers a wide variety of tutoring services to meet the academic needs of the NU undergraduate students. An instructor can require or recommend peer tutoring. However, it is always the student’s responsibility to schedule tutoring appointments. Peer tutoring appointments may last up to one hour. The Peer Tutoring Program hires qualified undergraduate students to become peer tutors who have been highly recommended by their faculty whose course(s) they tutor. In addition, all peer tutors are trained in accordance to CRLA national tutor certification guidelines.

The Peer Tutoring Program offers peer tutoring services in the following disciplines:

  • Anthropology
  • Architecture, Art, Media, and Graphic Design
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • History
  • International Affairs
  • Linguistics
  • Modern Languages: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

The Peer Tutoring Program also offers tutoring services for an introductory course in the College of Computer Science and Information Systems (CS1100).

Before requesting tutoring support, students should always seek assistance from faculty and/or TAs by contacting them by phone, email, or by attending their office hours. To find out the office hours of an instructor, students should refer to the course syllabus, visit the department’s website or office, or contact the instructor of the course via e-mail.