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The Academic Success Center (ASC) provides course tutoring and a variety of group study sessions. All ASC programs and services are free of charge.


Tutor Request Applications for Spring 2016 tutoring assistance will be accepted starting Wednesday, January 20, 2016 and taken until Friday, April 8, 2016.

The ASC provides individual or small group peer tutoring in most 100- and 200-level courses, as well as select 300- and 400-level courses, on either a long-term or short-term basis. Click here for a general list of courses tutored this semester.

To request a tutor, a student should complete an Application for Tutoring Assistance and return it to the ASC. Students should allow a minimum of two business days for their application to be processed. Once a tutor is assigned, the tutor and student meet on a weekly or bi-weekly basis to:

Examine Student Learning Strategies
Review Information from Class
Discuss Content of Reading Assignments
Work Through Examples of Homework Problems

Tutors are generally upper-class students with outstanding academic records and faculty recommendations. They are trained in tutoring techniques and work with continuous supervision by the professional staff.

Click here to access the Application for Tutoring Assistance.
*Some browsers do not support the fillable application form. If this is the case for you please right click on the application once you open it and save it to your computer. This should then allow you to type in the application. Otherwise you can print the application and fill it out by hand.


English/Writing Support
The Klooster Center for Excellence in Writing helps everyone on campus to become a better writer and a more effective researcher. They offer individualized appointments with a writing consultant.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays from 10:00AM-11:00PM
Fridays from 10:00AM-2:00PM
Saturdays by Special Arrangement
Sundays from Noon-11:00PM

Library Research Consultations (all subjects/topics)
By Appointment: http://www.hope.edu/lib/ask/consultation.php
Sponsored by Van Wylen Library

Accounting Help Sessions
Mondays & Thursdays from 7:00-8:30PM in SCICTR 1030
For Acct 221 & 222 courses
Run by Senior Accounting Majors
Sponsored by Department of Economics and Accounting

BIOL 108 - Intro. to Biology Lab II
Large-group discussions led by Professor Vanessa Muilenburg in which students can come with questions and get help.The times/locations are as follows:
Monday 3:00 p.m. Schaap 1019
Friday 2:00 p.m. VWF 102
Also, there are weekly TA help sessions in Science Center 2040 on Sunday evenings 6:00-8:00 pm.

BIOL 221 - Human Physiology
Students are asked to contact Professor Vollbrecht or the class TA's, Kimberly Hodgson and Santiago Rios for extra help. 
Professor Vollbrecht generally holds two review sessions during the week prior to an exam. He runs one of the sessions while the other will be run by the TA's.

CHEM 126 - General Chemistry II 
Sunday evenings 9-10:30 p.m. - Student-led homework help, SciCtr 3002 (computer lab)
Monday afternoons 4-5:00 p.m. - Discussion session w/ Dr. Young, SciCtr 1118
Wednesday evenings 7:30-9:00 p.m. - Student-led homework help, SciCtr 3002 (computer lab)
Thursday mornings (11-12 am) - Discussion session w/ Dr. Krueger, SciCtr 1118

CHEM 231 (Organic Chemistry II) Help Sessions
Thursdays from 6:30-9:30PM in SCICTR 3130
Led by Chemistry Majors
Co-sponsored by the Academic Success Center and Chemistry Department

CSCI 140 (Business Computing) Help Session
Every Sunday 3-5pm, Assorted Tuesdays 7-8:30pm (see Moodle) in VZN 152

CSCI 160 - Scientific Computer Programming
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-8:00 p.m.  VZN 152  Help Sessions

Computer Science Help Center (CSCI 225, CSCI 235, CSCI 265*)
Sundays from 6:00-8:00PM in VWF 115
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays from 7:00-9:00PM in VWF 115
Sponsored by the Computer Science Department
* Help for CSCI 265 is not available on Tuesdays

Education 225-02 (The Exceptional Child) Help Sessions
Tuesdays from 11-11:50AM in VZN 247
Drop-in help with Prof. Cherup

Tuesdays 7:00-9:00PM in the circuits lab

ENGS 122 and 222 - Intro. to Engineering Materials and Mechanics of Materials
Thursdays   3:00-4:30 p.m.  Schaap 2130  Led by Professor Matthew Smith

ENGS 346 - Fluid Mechanics
Every Thursday7 PM to 9 PM in VanZoren 134 (Intro Lab)
Help session will not meet during scheduled breaks (e.g. Spring Break)

GEMS 158 - Human Biology in Health & Disease
Students are asked to contact Professor Vollbrecht with any questions they may have.  Professor Vollbrecht will hold an in-class review of materials prior to the exams.

MATH LAB - for students in any mathematics or quantitative course
Sundays from 6:00-8:00PM in SCICTR 1118
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays from 7:30-9:30PM in SCICTR 1118
Led by upper-level Math students
Sponsored by the Academic Success Center

MATH 210 (Introductory Statistics) Help Sessions
Sundays from 6:30-8:00PM in SCICTR 3031
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7:30-9:00PM SCICTR 3031
Led by Advanced Statistics students
Sponsored by the Academic Success Center

Physics Lecture Homework Help Sessions (Phys 106, Phys 121, Phys 122 combined)
Sun 2-4 PM, Wed 7-9 PM, and Thurs 7-9 PM in VZN B24

Physics Lab Help Session (Phys 141, Phys 142 combined)
Mon 7-9 PM in VZN B24

There will be no Help Sessions for Physics on:
Sun, 2/13 or Mon, 2/15 due to winter break
Sun, 3/20Mon 3/21Wed 3/23Thurs 3/24, or Sun 3/27 due to spring break
No Help Sessions after Thur, 4/28