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.

  • For Whom: Any CSULB student who needs academic support in specific courses, study skills, or English language support
  • Location: SSC-160
  • Tutoring Offered: Accounting, General Biology, Chemistry, Economics (300), FIN (300), Health Science Majors, Humanities (English, History, Philosophy, and Sociology), IS (310), General Math, Psychology Majors, Statistics, Business
  • Other Services Offered: Learning Skills Appointments, Supplemental Instruction, Language & Writing Tutoring for non-native English speakers
  • Cost: Varies
  • Phone: (562) 985-5350
  • Website: http://www.csulb.edu/academic-advising/the-learning-center/tutoring
  • For Whom: CSULB students needing writing support provided to a number of different content areas.
  • Location: SSC-245
  • Tutoring Offered: Writing support for all courses, GWAR/WPE preparation
  • Cost: Free
  • Phone: (562) 985-5162
  • Website: https://www.csulb.edu/university-writing-center

Departmental Tutoring

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

  • For Whom: Students enrolled in lower division Mathematics courses
  • Location: FO3- 120
  • Tutoring Offered: Math & Statistics/MTED
  • Cost: Free
  • Phone: (562) 985-4721
  • Website: http://web.csulb.edu/depts/math/?q=node/37

Additional Resources

Academic assistance provided to specific student populations, content areas, or skills areas.