Student FAQs

  • How do I sign up for a tutor?

            Come to the first floor of Normal Hall and sign up.

  • Is there online tutoring for distance education students?

             Yes.  Distance education students may sign up for online tutoring of any courses that are tutored in the Center. 

             --To request online tutoring, student should email with their request.

             --Provide the following information:  subject, course number, section number, professor's first and last name.

  • Does tutoring cost me anything?

             Tutoring in the Center for Student Success is offered free of charge to ISU students.

  • How many sessions do I attend?

             Tutoring may be a single visit or recurring appointments.

  • Is tutoring provided in one-on-one or group sessions?

             A combination of one-on-one and group tutorial sessions are offered.

Expectations for Tutees

  • Bring relevant textbooks, notes, laptops, or other course materials.
  • Ask appropriate questions
  • Prepare for your session by reading assigned materials from professors.
  • Attend every class and take notes.
  • When you arrive for your appointment, check in at the desk and swipe your ID.  BRING YOUR ID TO EVERY SESSION.
  • Check the screen to the left of the desk for the room location of your tutor.

Cancelling a Tutor Session

  • In the event that you need to cancel a session, please call 812-237-2700 and let the receptionist know that you are cancelling a session.
  • PLEASE NOTE - After 3 no-call, no-shows students are removed from the tutoring schedule.

Expectations for Tutors

Tutors are required to do the following:

  • Give you their attention during the session.
  • Provide suggestions to master the subject.
  • Demonstrate processes through examples.
  • Assist tutees in improving their study skills.

Tutors May Not:

  • Do your homework or write on your papers.
  • Provide answers on quizzes, assignments, or exams that will be graded.
  • Act as your representative to any faculty member.