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Wintrode Tutoring Program

When you need a hand, we're here to help

Are supply and demand graphs making less sense than they did at the beginning of the semester? Or, are you looking for a little extra help keeping the many functional groups straight in organic chemistry? SDSU’s academic programs are meant to be challenging, and that’s why we offer free tutoring to all SDSU students through the Wintrode Tutoring Program – to supplement what you are learning in the classroom. We provide small-group tutoring and walk-in review sessions in select courses, and it’s from peers who have been through the same classes as you. The Wintrode Tutoring Program also collaborates with SDSU’s SI Program to ensure students have a variety of resources for their courses.

Tutoring is provided for all students who want to improve their understanding of course material, improve their grades, and increase their self-confidence in relation to course material. In order to do this, tutors will help you to better understand course content and help you develop study strategies to use in current and future courses at SDSU.

Tutoring sessions are usually held in small groups of up to four students. Requests for one-on-one tutoring may also be accommodated, depending on tutor availability. To schedule a tutoring appointment, go online to ConnectState. If you need assistance with ConnectState, check out these step by step instructions.  If you are scheduling tutoring appointments for Honors sections:  ACCT, ECON, and/or BIOL 151/153, please use these step by step instructions.

No matter what your goal – whether you can’t keep the atomic elements’ abbreviations straight or you want to graduate with a 4.0 – the Wintrode Tutoring Program can help. Tutors will teach you strategies that you can use to meet your goals in each and every class. Not only that, but you’ll be able to meet other students going through the same experiences as you.

Courses currently available for tutoring are:

  • Accounting 210, 211
  • Biology 101, 103, 151, 153, 202, 204, 221, 325
  • Chemistry 105, 106, 108, 112, 326, 328
  • Economics 201, 202
  • Microbiology 231
  • Nursing 323
  • Nutrition 315
  • Physics 111, 113, 211

SI is offered in the following courses:

  • Accounting 210
  • Biology 101, 103, 151, 153, 221, 325
  • Chemistry 106, 108, 112, 114, 114 lab, 326, 328
  • Microbiology 231

Students may attend as many SI and walk-in review sessions as desired, but are limited to scheduling one hour of tutoring per class each week.

Other courses may be accommodated based on student request and tutor availability. However, if there’s a course you’re enrolled in that you would like some support in, and it’s not listed above, you’re not out of luck. SDSU offers many academic supports for students, in addition to those offered through the Wintrode Tutoring Program. Faculty, staff, and fellow students in the Math Help Center and other departments are ready to help you. 

If you have any questions or concerns, or simply would like more information, don’t hesitate to contact us. Also, check us out on Facebook!

Created in 2005 through a donation from Virgil Wintrode, a SDSU alumnus, the Wintrode Tutoring Program is sponsored by the Wintrode Endowment through the SDSU Foundation.