In accordance with UB’s spring plan, TASS tutoring and academic coaching appointments will only be offered online during the spring 2021 semester.
Tutoring and Academic Support Services (TASS) helps undergraduate students raise the bar on their classroom performance by providing resources that open doors to academic success. TASS sets a new standard for academic support at UB, where you’ll find that asking for help is one of the smartest things you can do.
When you work with one of our tutors, you’ll find new ways to approach your studies and gain strategies to overcome the rigors of college-level work. We offer services to meet these needs and more. These services are free to all undergraduate students.
Expectations for tutoring and coaching appointments are as follows:
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Your health, safety and academic success are our highest priorities, and TASS is here for you! Continue to focus on your schoolwork and maintain a healthy schedule. For official university guidance and updates about UB’s preparedness and response to this issue, visit UB’s COVID-19 Information website.
Everyone—even students at the top of their class—benefits from a little bit of extra help. Tutoring can help you better understand the material, strengthen your skills and boost your confidence in the classroom. Here is how to get started.
All UB students have access to free, unlimited, online tutoring from STAR-NY in accounting, biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, math, nursing, organic chemistry, physics, psychology and writing. Their hours are Sundays through Thursdays, from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. You must log in before 11:30 p.m. Request a tutor and learn more.
All UB students receive free, one-on-one tutoring in a wide range of courses, including biology, chemistry, engineering & applied sciences, English, Hebrew, math, physics and statistics. Tutoring sessions take place virtually via Zoom. You can schedule an appointment through UB Navigate!
Hours: Sundays-Fridays, 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Visit the Thomas J. Edwards Undergraduate Learning Center to get free virtual math tutoring.
The Mathematics Help Center offers free, online help for students enrolled in the following courses: MTH 121, MTH 122, MTH 131, MTH 141, MTH 142, MTH 241, MTH 306 and MTH 309. Visit the Math Help Center for more information.
Hours: Sun.–Fri., 3–10 p.m.
Are You Ready? Students about to start first- and second-year math courses at UB can access a number of online quiz and review programs.
To access any of these services, you can use Navigate, UB’s online appointment scheduling platform, to make appointments with your advisor and connect with resources and support campus-wide.
Many students use the Khan Academy, a destination for online exercises, instructional videos and personalized learning dashboards.