Tutoring at RIT

RIT offers a number of excellent free tutoring resources.

Each college has its own process for providing tutoring for students enrolled in its classes. Students should first check with their academic department to determine what tutor services are available. Contact the course professor or the program staff member listed on the college’s website.

If you’re not sure whom to contact, email Tutor@rit.edu for assistance.

Tutoring by Subject

Tutoring is available for students in ACCT 110 Financial Accounting, ACCT 210 Management Accounting, graduate ACCT 603 Accounting for Decision Makers, FINC 220 Financial Management, graduate FINC 721 Financial Analysis for Managers, MGIS 101 (Microsoft Excel), MGIS 320 Database Management Systems, MGIS 350 Developing Business Applications, and graduate MGIS 650 Introduction to Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. In addition, tutors may be able to help with foundation and other undergraduate and graduate courses in Analytics, Management, Marketing, Operations and other business disciplines.

Learn more accounting and finance tutoring

We provide tutoring in the following courses:

  • CHMG-131
  • CHMG-141
  • CHMG-142
  • Organic Chemistry

View Schedule for Chemistry tutoring

The Department of Computer Science provides mentoring and tutoring support. Please visit the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences Tutoring Center’s website to find a list of classes and our schedule.

Biomedical Engineering
Contact Renee Milliken, rambme@rit.edu

Chemical Engineering
Contact Vicki Rocha, veriao@rit.edu

Computer Engineering
Contact Rick Tolleson, rateec@rit.edu

Electrical & Microelectronic Engineering
Contact Sara Gaudioso, sageee@rit.edu

Industrial & Systems Engineering
Contact Tabitha Vick, tjviao@rit.edu

Mechanical Engineering
Contact Katarina Wayman, krweme@rit.edu

Faculty will be communicating with students the ways they can reach them for extra support. Please contact Beth Livecchi at bmlpsn@rit.edu for any questions or concerns.

The iSchool will use MyCourses for tutoring. Each supported course is allowed 2-4 hours per week.

Each TA has access to their class in MyCourses. TAs will email students regarding the the tutoring schedule.  If you have questions regarding tutoring for courses in iSchool, email Rhonda Baker.

Are you taking an introductory programming course and need some help? The GCCIS Tutoring Center (GOL-2410, overlooking the atrium) provides support for the following courses:

  • ISCH 110 Principles of Computing
  • CSCI 140 Computer Science for AP Students
  • CSCI 141 Computer Science I
  • CSCI 142 Computer Science II
  • CSCI 242 Computer Science for Transfer Students
  • GCIS 123 Software Development and Problem Solving I
  • GCIS 124 Software Development and Problem Solving II
  • IGME 105 Game Development and Algorithmic Problem Solving I
  • IGME 106 Game Development and Algorithmic Problem Solving II
  • IGME 101 New Media Interactive Design and Algorithmic Problem Solving I
  • IGME 102 New Media Interactive Design and Algorithmic Problem Solving II

*Students taking ISTE 121 or ISTE 200 can see a tutor supporting GCIS 123/124

View schedule for introductory computer programming tutoring

Faculty will be communicating with students the ways they can reach them for extra support. Please contact Beth Livecchi at bmlpsn@rit.edu for any questions or concerns.

Mentors are available in person Monday-Thursday 10-6 in the SSE Mentoring Lab, GOL-1670.

Virtual mentoring on Fridays 10-6, http://sse.rit.edu/go/mentordiscord

Tutoring through NTID

NLC tutors will provide online tutoring for NTID English and Mathematics classes. NTID-supported students taking courses in the other colleges of RIT should contact their faculty tutor for help or contact your support coordinator, if you don’t know your tutor.

Contact information and schedules

Tutor for Hire

RIT provides a resource through CampusGroups called Tutor for Hire. Students can post free ads offering tutor help. Prices and logistics are negotiated by the students themselves.

Tutor Training

The Academic Success Center provides weekly trainings to connect tutors on campus. Training topics this semester include Communication and Vocabulary, Challenges to Group Tutoring, Brain-Based Learning and more! To review our schedule and to register, visit Tutor Training.

Writing Commons

The RIT Writing Center is staffed by a team of undergraduate, graduate, and faculty writing consultants with writing expertise in STEM and Humanities disciplines. They offer free one-on-one or group consultations for students in any course, with a special focus on First-year Writing (FYW) and Writing-Intensive (WI) courses. Writing consultations can be either in-person or online, scheduled through WCOnline. For AY 2022-23, the Writing Center is located in Suite A600 of the under-construction Wallace Library (Building 5).

Tutoring Through Division of Diversity & Inclusion

Division of Diversity & Inclusion (DDI) Tutoring is a program that houses:

Student workers manage the space (Clark A - SAU 2520) and welcome students referred by peers, professors, advisors and other staff, and DDI programming. DDI Tutoring goes beyond providing academic strategies and content support. Through mentorship, student workers aid their peers by creating a sense of belonging and community, using affirming language, and sharing experiences of privilege and struggle.