Tutoring & Academic Support Services

In accordance with UB’s Fall plan, TASS Tutoring and Academic Coaching appointments will only be offered online during the fall 2020 semester. 

Student and tutor working together in the TASS center.

A destination for studying, collaboration, support and growth.

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.

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.

  • Online Tutoring by appointment: If you prefer one-on-one attention, you can make an appointment with a tutor or academic coach, who will schedule weekly online sessions with you. Tutoring in the fall 2020 will be online. TASS online tutoring will start September 14th. 
  • Online Academic Coaching by appointment: Our academic coaches will help you with time management, organization and study strategies based on your preferred learning style.

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.

Additional information and resources will also be shared on our Facebook page.

Additional On-Campus Tutoring Help

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.

Additional Online Resources

Many students use the Khan Academy, a destination for online exercises, instructional videos and personalized learning dashboards.

Other ways to get help.

  • Ask your instructor for help.
  • Ask your teaching assistant (TA) for help.
  • Ask your instructor about being paired with successful students in the course.
  • Ask the department for contacts in the major who may be able to help.
  • Form a study group.