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Tutoring

Spring tutoring will be available starting on Monday, January 30. Peer tutoring is available to Drake students at no charge. Tutoring is most beneficial for students who are actively participating in classes. Tutoring is not intended to be a substitute for consistent class attendance. The availability of in-person and virtual tutoring will vary by subject and can be confirmed in Starfish when you schedule your appointment.

Students can click here to sign in to Starfish and access instructions for Scheduling Tutoring in the following subjects:

Accounting

Accounting

Spring 2023 schedule is being finalized. More availability will be added. 

  SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Matthew  Kiernan & Lizzie  Kiernan Dylan & Hailey 
8:00 PM to10:00 PM Matthew  Dylan & Lizzie    Dylan & Hailey 

Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science - Adam Bowers Center (Aliber Hall lower level)

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
5:00 PM Benjamin Landon  Benjamin  
6:00 PM Benjamin  Landon  Benjamin  *5:30 PM Jameson
7:00 PM Landon  Landon    Jameson
8:00 PM Landon  Landon    Jameson

Biology

Biology - Cowles Library, lower level

Biology tutoring is offered in group sessions of up to 5 students. Please use Starfish to schedule. Walk-in support may not be available.

Spring 2023 schedule is being finalized. 

Chemistry

Chemistry (General) - Cowles Library, lower level

In addition to 1:1 peer tutoring, a weekly chemistry facilitated study group will be offered every Monday from 5-6 PM in Cowles Library, room 45. You can sign up online or walk-in for the facilitated study group.

  Sunday Monday  Wednesday  Thursday 
4:00 PM   Melia    
5:00 PM  

Weekly Facilitated Study Group
Isabelle

Isabelle   
6:00 PM   Isabelle Melia Ana
7:00 PM Stacy Ana Melia Ana
8:00 PM Stacy Ana   Stacy

Chemistry (Organic)

Chemistry (Organic) - Cowles Library, lower level

In addition to 1:1 peer tutoring, a weekly chemistry facilitated study group will be offered every Monday from 6-7 PM in Cowles Library, room 45. You can sign up online or walk-in for the facilitated study group.

  Sunday  Monday  Tuesday Wednesday  Thursday 
4:00 PM       Isaac   
5:00 PM     Dani  Isaac   
6:00 PM   Weekly Facilitated Study Group
Ana
Dani  Isaac  Fritz
7:00 PM Ally Ana Dani    Fritz
8:00 PM Ally Ana      

Economics

Economics - David J. Noble American Equity Center (Aliber Hall lower level)

  Monday Thursday 
6-8 PM  Faith  Anna

Math/Computer Science

Math/Computer Science – Cowles Library, lower level

Spring 2023 schedule is being finalized. 

Physics

Physics – Cowles Library, lower level  

Wednesday 5-7 PM  Raquel
Thursday
4-5 PM 
Trevin 

Music Theory

Tutors:

Kaylin Vos - kaylin.vos@drake.edu 
Phineas Pope - phineas.pope@drake.edu

Spanish

Spanish - Cowles Library, lower level

Spring 2023 schedule is being finalized. 

Statistics

Statistics - Cowles Library, lower level

Monday 4-6 PM  Jaired 


Additional tutoring services are available through the Speaking Center and Writing Center.

Speaking Center

Speaking Center tutors have experience and training in speech pedagogy and are prepared to assist students when selecting and narrowing topics, organizing ideas, drafting and revising an outline, preparing visual aids, and practicing delivery. The Speaking Center’s staff also facilitates access to research and resources that can help speakers and presenters.A variety of tutoring appointments are available between the hours of 10:00 am and 10:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Visit http://library.drake.edu/speaking to schedule a personal meeting with a tutor. Appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes each, and students are encouraged to schedule multiple times while preparing for a single event if they wish. Any questions or concerns should be directed to speaking-help@drake.edu.

Writing Center

The Writing Center is a tutoring center to help you with your many writing needs. If you are working on an essay, report, or research paper, the Writing Center can help. The Writing Center is directed by a faculty member and staffed by undergraduate students who are trained to tutor. They are also experienced writers and friendly critics. You may visit a tutor by appointment or establish a time to meet a tutor on a regular basis. 

Writing Center Flyer

Please click here to schedule an appointment and learn more about the Writing Center.

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