Drop-In Tutoring

This type of tutoring is being made available in PLACE of appointment-based tutoring for the courses for which we get the most requests. At least one tutor is available during drop-in tutoring hours as listed below.

Students may stop by anytime during the drop-in hours; however, we strongly recommend that you give yourself at least 1/2 hour to work with a tutor. Please realize that if you get there late and a lot of people got there ahead of you, you may not get the attention you need. Peer tutors will be on hand to work with you and answer your questions and content. You will be encouraged to work in a group of students who are taking the same class, so you can expect to work cooperatively with other students in addition to getting help from the tutor.

You will need to present an ID and your username to sign in and out of tutoring.

Drop-in tutoring works best when you come regularly an NOT just before a test.

Here are some tips to help you get the most out of our drop-in tutoring services:

Tutoring is not homework help -- A tutor’s job is to focus on ensuring that you understand your course material. To ensure the academic integrity of both the tutor and tutee, tutors will not work directly on any assignment with a tutee.

Introduce yourself -- The front desk assistant will let you know in which room the session you want to attend is being held. When you get to the room, find the tutor(s) -- they wear SLC nametags. Starting off your first session by learning the tutors’ names and letting them learn yours is a great way to begin. It also helps if you let the tutor know what class you are taking and who you are taking it with so they can try to seat you near other people from the same class. Meeting and talking to the other students you meet in drop-in tutoring is an excellent way to form a study group if you don’t already have one.

Come regularly -- As with any study habit, it works best if you do it regularly. Don’t try to “cram” just before an exam. Coming regularly allows you to get your questions answered on an on-going basis, and it also helps the tutors learn how to help you best.

Come prepared -- Aside from bringing textbooks, notebooks, and class materials, you should review prior to attending so you know where you want to start. Particularly on busy nights, having a prepared list of questions and topics will allow the tutors to make the most of your time.

Form a study group -- Study groups can work together both inside and outside of drop-in tutoring to everyone’s benefit. Especially on busy nights, the tutors need to make sure everyone is getting help, but that means that there will be times when they will be helping other people. Study groups can work together to find answers to questions, thus decreasing the demand for the tutor. Study groups are also wonderful ways to prepare prior to a drop-in session as they will allow you to narrow down the number of topics you need help with.

See your professor -- Tutoring of any kind is never a replacement for a student working directly with a professor. Tutoring is just one of many resources. PLEASE go to office hours.

Attend your professor's office hours.
Contact us at 607-436-3010. We can help you determine whether an Academic Coach may be a useful addendum to drop-in tutoring.

Contact us at 607-436-3010.

SPRING 2020 DROP-IN ONLINE TUTORING SCHEDULES

Drop-in tutoring is moving ONLINE in Microsoft Teams for the remainder of the semester effective Monday, March 23, 2020, with modified availability.

TO USE ONLINE DROP-IN TUTORING: You can submit your question any time in the appropriate Team (here is a quick video that shows how to find TEAMS):

  • Scroll down to your subject in the list below
  • Look in the second column in the schedule to find access information:
    • IMPORTANT: Copy the ACCESS CODE for the subject (Right click and choose "copy" or CTRL+C on your keyboard for a PC)
    • Go to BLACKBOARD and choose OFFICE 365 (here is a quick video that shows how to find TEAMS)
    • In Office 365, choose TEAMS
    • When you get into Teams, click on the Teams icon in the left column (you may have to click the "..." aka "more options" menu to reveal the Teams icon).
    • In the top right, choose "Join a Team with a Code"
    • Enter the appropriate code from the chart below.
  • When you enter the Team, spend some time looking at the information your tutors have made available. Some of the Teams have CHANNELS (along the left side -- you may have to "show" channels) for different topics or classes.
  • Submit your question.
  • We'll answer as many submitted questions as possible during the times listed.

NOTE: This schedule is subject to change. Re-check this page for any changes that might have been posted.

BUSINESS: ACCOUNTING & ECONOMICS

ACCESS INFO Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

ACCT 100, 101, 122

  • Go to TEAMS via Blackboard. Instructions here
  • Enter this code: b2oq83g

6-8 p.m.

6-8 p.m.

ECON 110, 111, 112, 211, 212

  • Go to TEAMS via Blackboard. Instructions here
  • Enter this code: oscgx8t

6-8 p.m.

6-8 p.m.

5-7 p.m.

BIOLOGY

ACCESS INFO Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

BIOL 100, 180, 181, 201

  • Go to TEAMS via Blackboard. Instructions here
  • Enter this code: wbtqpyj

5-7 p.m.

6-8 p.m.

CHEMISTRY

ACCESS INFO Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

CHEM 102, 111, 112

  • Go to TEAMS via Blackboard. Instructions here
  • Enter this code: 1xr3s6u

6-8 p.m.

4-6 p.m.

5-7 p.m.

CHEM 221, 226 NO TUTOR AVAILABLE

No tutor available

MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS

Course:

ACCESS INFO

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

MATH 105

Pre-Calc

  • Go to TEAMS via Blackboard. Instructions here
  • Enter this code: t9rg9uz

5-7 p.m.

4-7 p.m.

5-8 p.m.

5-8 p.m.

MATH 205 Discrete
  • Go to TEAMS via Blackboard. Instructions here
  • Enter this code: dre1y9v

6-8 p.m.

4-6 p.m.

MATH 223
Calc I

  • Go to TEAMS via Blackboard. Instructions here
  • Enter this code: u4w5l0d

5-8 p.m.

5-8 p.m.

MATH 224
Calc II

  • Go to TEAMS via Blackboard. Instructions here
  • Enter this code: cp3k2ap

5-8 p.m.

5-8 p.m.

STAT 101

  • Go to TEAMS via Blackboard. Instructions here
  • Enter this code: 78wzyft

4:30-8 p.m.

6-8 p.m.

6-8 p.m.

STAT 201
  • Go to TEAMS via Blackboard. Instructions here
  • Enter this code: 78wzyft

5-7 p.m.

4:30-7 p.m.

6-8 p.m.

PHYSICS

ACCESS INFO Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

PHYS 100, 103, 104, 204

  • Go to TEAMS via Blackboard. Instructions here
  • Enter this code: 7uhppt0

5-8 p.m. 4-7 p.m.

Questions? Concerns?

If you have questions or concerns, please call EMAIL us at slc@oneonta.edu.

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