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Tutoring at CSULB

Tutoring can help students gain skills and understand concepts covered in class more rapidly than in the classroom setting and can make a significant difference in students' academic success.

There are a number of tutoring opportunities available to CSULB students who seek to learn more about an educational subject or skill. Some areas offer free or low cost tutoring on an individual and/or drop-in basis. In addition, some programs offer additional learning resources.

Information subject to change. Contact the specific area for further information regarding tutoring schedules and fees.

General Tutoring

Academic assistance provided to a number of different content areas, and addressing academic skills as well.

Learning Assistance Center

  • For Whom: Any CSULB student who needs academic support in specific courses, study skills, or English language support
  • Location: HC-104
  • Tutoring Offered: Various Subjects
  • Other Services Offered: Learning Skills Appointments, Supplemental Instruction, Language & Writing Tutoring for non-native English speakers
  • Cost: Varies
  • Phone: (562) 985-5350
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Writing Support

Writing support provided to a number of different content areas.

Writer's Resource Lab

  • For Whom: CSULB students
  • Location: LAB-206
  • Tutoring Offered: Writing support for all courses, GWAR/WPE preparation
  • Cost: Free
  • Phone: (562) 985-4329
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Departmental Tutoring

Academic assistance provided to specific content areas, often related to specific college or department

College of Business (CBA) Student Success Center

  • For Whom: Free for CSULB students
  • Location: CBA-100
  • Tutoring Offered: ACCT 201, ACCT 202, ACCT 300A, ACCT 300B, ACCT 320, IS 301, IS 310, FIN 300, MATH 115, STAT 118
  • Cost: Free
  • Phone: (562) 985-4514

Communication Studies Tutoring Center

  • For Whom: Students enrolled in Communication courses
  • Location: AS-351
  • Tutoring Offered: All Communication Studies Courses
  • Cost: Free
  • Phone: (562) 985-4301

Economics Department

  • For Whom: Students enrolled in Economics
  • Location: SSPA-361A
  • Tutoring Offered: Economics Courses
  • Cost: Free
  • Phone: (562) 985-5061

Engineering Tutoring Center

  • For Whom: Undergraduate Engineering students
  • Location: EN2-300
  • Tutoring Offered: lower & upper division engineering courses in MAE, CECS, EE, CECEM, & CHE
  • Cost: Free
  • Availability: Walk-in Mondays-Thursdays 9:00am-6:00pm Fall & Spring semesters
  • Phone: (562) 985-2653

College of Liberal Arts Language Lab

  • For Whom: Students enrolled in Language courses
  • Location: LAB-305/LAB-306
  • Tutoring Offered: Foreign Language Courses
  • Cost: Free
  • Phone: (562) 985-2075

Jensen Student Access to Science & Mathematics (SAS) Center

  • For Whom: students enrolled in Math or Science courses
  • Location: HS-164
  • Tutoring Offered: Science Courses
  • Cost: Free
  • Phone: (562) 985-4682

Lindgren Math Tutoring Center

  • For Whom: students enrolled in lower division Mathematics courses
  • Location: LA5-345/LA5-249
  • Tutoring Offered: Math & Statistics/MTED
  • Cost: Free
  • Phone: (562) 985-4721

Psychology Student Study Center (PSSC)

  • For Whom: Students enrolled in Psychology courses
  • Location: PSY-314
  • Cost: Free

Writing and Communication Resource Center

  • For Whom: All Engineering students
  • Location: VEC-128B
  • Tutoring Offered: check website for offerings
  • Cost: Free
  • Phone: TBA
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Additional Resources

Academic assistance provided to specific content areas and skills areas.

English Language Training Programs

  • For Whom:
  • Location: FND-230
  • Tutoring Offered: English Proficiency
  • Cost: Fee-based
  • Phone: (562) 985-8424

Bickerstaff Academic Center for Student Athletes

  • For Whom: NCAA Division I Student Athletes
  • Location: KIN-67
  • Tutoring Offered: Various Subjects
  • Cost: Varies
  • Phone: (562) 985-4777

Educational Opportunity Program

  • For Whom: Eligible Students
  • Location: LA1-119
  • Tutoring Offered: Various Subjects
  • Cost: Free (Eligibility Requirements)
  • Phone: (562) 985-5637

Hispanic Serving Institution Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (HSI-STEM)

  • For Whom: CSULB Students
  • Location: FO5-208
  • Subjects: STEM courses (full list on website)
  • Cost: Free
  • Phone: (562) 985-1969
  • Hours: Monday Thursday 10am-6pm

Hauth Center for Communication Skills

  • For Whom: Open to Faculty and Students
  • Location: LAB-200
  • Subjects: Communication/Oral Presentation Skills
  • Cost: Free
  • Phone: (562) 985-7142

Pre-Baccalaureate Advising & Support Services

  • For Whom: Eligible Students
  • Location: LA5-361
  • Tutoring Support Services Offered
  • Cost: Free
  • Phone: (562) 985-7895
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