Our on-campus Tutorial Center offers free assistance with homework, test preparation and study strategies in many subject areas.

The Center for Academic Success provides FREE tutoring by trained peer tutors. No appointment is necessary. Stop by with your books, notes and assignments. Tutors provide vast coverage for 1000 and 2000 level math and science courses.

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Free Tutoring

Shell Tutorial Center Drop-In Tutoring

Trained peer tutors help with homework, test preparation and study strategies. Walk-Ins only. For more information, call us at 225-578-6757

141-B Middleton Library
Hours of Operation for Fall 2019:
Sun: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
M-TH: 9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
F: 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Shell Center Study Groups

Meet together with other students, along with a tutor who excelled in the course, to review class concepts, work problems, ask questions, and get support.

All study group sessions are held in 141-B Middleton Library. See schedule below for more information.

Free Online Tutoring

900 free minutes available for current students. Students can access this service on MyLSU through the Student Services drop down menu.

Additional On-Campus Tutoring

Residence Hall Tutoring

LSU Center for Academic Success-trained peer tutors offer free assistance with homework, test preparation and study strategies in many subject areas, right in the residence halls. Just drop in with your books, notes, and questions.

Additional Online Resources

Fall 2019 Tutoring Schedule

Fall 2019 Shell Study Group Schedule

Tutoring Matching Service

As a courtesy to students and parents wanting individual assistance for students, the CAS provides a link to Tutoring Matching Service (TMS) where LSU students can register to provide and receive tutoring for payment.

Tutoring Fiction vs. Fact

Fiction Fact
Tutorial Center tutors give undivided one-on-one assistance. Our walk-in center serves as many students as possible. High demand subjects have 3-5 Tutors for every 15 students. Wait-times may occur.
Tutors provide answers to assignments. Our tutors are CRLA trained to provide guidance on how to achieve the correct answer, which will help you succeed when taking the test.
Tutoring can replace class time. Tutors support students in clearing up minor problems and cannot replace class time or effective study habits.
Tutors know everything. Tutors are just like you. They take courses taught by a variety of professors and may not be familiar with every concept or homework assignment in each course.
Tutors pick and choose which students they help. Tutors respond to flags raised in their assigned subject areas in request order.
Private tutors are employed by the CAS. The CAS provides private tutor names through a Tutor Matching Service as a courtesy, but does not employ private tutors and is not responsible for their service quality.
Students who have a poor experience should quit attending the tutorial center. Feedback matters! Complete a Tutor Rate Card so CAS can quickly address issues.

Interested in becoming an LSU Tutor?

Tutors are responsible for working one-on-one in their subject with students in the Shell Tutorial Center.

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Main Office
B-31 Coates
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Shell Tutorial Center
141B Middleton Library
Sunday: 1 - 5 p.m.
M-F: 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
(Fridays close at 3 p.m.)

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