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Everyone needs support along the way.  And in the U.S., there’s no shame in asking for help, which is why you should take advantage of the following resources. 

Remember: You’re the conductor of your academic success; choose the route that’s best for you!

Writing Lab and Purdue OWL

The Purdue Writing Lab provides free one-on-one tutoring on writing assignments, as well as English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation groups, and writing workshops

Location: Krach Leadership Center (KRCH), 2nd floor

There is also an Online Writing Lab (called the OWL) that offers helpful online resources about the writing process, conducting research and citing sources, ESL writing instruction, and other topics.

Academic Success Center

Student Success at Purdue provides consultations, handouts, and workshops, as well as credit classes designed to develop your learning and study skills.  These are listed as General Studies (GS) courses.

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a free program that is similar to group study sessions.  Students review course material with the help of an SI leader who has previously done well in the respective course.  SI sessions are available to any student enrolled in one of the following courses: MA 15300, 15400, 16100, 16200; BIOL 11100, 20400; CHM 11500; CS 15900; COM 31800; MGMT 20000; PHYS 17200; STAT 11300, 30100. 

Tutoring Assistance

Biology Resource Center 

Tutoring is available for the following Biology courses: 11000, 11100, 12100, 13100, 13500, 23100-23200, and 24100-24200.

Location: Lilly Hall (LILY), Room G-414C 

Chemistry Resource Room 

Tutoring is available for a fee.

Location: Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry (WTHR), Room 117B


Math teaching assistants (TAs) hold office hours for tutoring.  There are also math tutors available for a fee.

Location: Mathematical Sciences Building (MATH), Room 205

Physics Help Center 

Assistance is available for PHYS 172/172H, 218/220, 219/221, 241, and 272Private tutors are also available for a fee.
Location: Physics Building (PHYS), Rooms 11, 11A, 12, and 12A

School of Languages and Cultures 

The School of Languages and Cultures maintains a list of translators and tutors.
Location: Stanley Coulter (SC), Room 128


Tutors are available for most Statistics courses.

Location: Mathematical Sciences Building (MATH), Room varies per tutor

Technology Courses 

The College of Technology offers the Building Excellence for Students in Technology (BEST) tutoring program for 100 and 200 level classes.

Location: Knoy Hall of Technology (KNOY), Room B33