Free Tutoring

Free Tutoring.

We facilitate greater academic success through convenient tutoring services, including free in-person tutoring for individuals and groups in our Academic Success Centers, as well as free online tutoring.

In-Person Tutoring

COVID-19 Service Changes

As New York State guidance on the operation of fitness centers continues to evolve we are carefully considering how we might reopen these facilities safely. Updates to our services will be posted to this website.

As a UB student, you get free, unlimited tutoring in many popular subjects.  No appointment is needed. Tutoring is available for individuals and for groups in the following subjects:  

  • Accounting
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • English
  • Math
  • Physics

Tutoring is offered at our three locations:

  • Blake Academic Success Center - 167 Academic Center (Ellicott Complex)
  • Jones Academic Success Center - Clinton Hall Basement (Governors Complex)
  • Goodyear Academic Success Center - 141 Goodyear Hall (South Campus Halls)
Additional Help

Academic Assistants are also available in some residence halls, typically in our Living Learning Communities

Online Tutoring

Get help without leaving your room! All UB students get free online tutoring from 7pm until Midnight in the following subjects:


  • Writing (Below the 400 level)
  • Math
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Economics
  • Computer Science 
  • Nursing 
  • Accounting 

Online tutoring is available during fall and spring academic semesters, beginning in week 2 and through the exam portion of the semester.

Need Additional Help?

UB’s Center of Excellence in Writing offers numerous resources, including appointments to help you with your writing. Make an appointment

Your department may also offer additional help, including teaching assistants, office hours, and private tutoring. Please contact your department for details. Contact Your Department.

Become a Tutor

Interested in being a tutor? To qualify, you must have:

  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • An “A” in the course you wish to tutor
  • Faculty recommendation
  • Effective communication skills

Contact The Blake Academic Success Center at 716-645-2008 for additional information