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:
|6:00 PM to 8:00 PM||Matthew Nickel & Matthew Williams||Kiernan & Lizzie||Kiernan & Marguerite||Dylan & Hailey|
|8:00 PM to10:00 PM||Matthew Nickel & Luke Gregoire||Dylan & Lizzie||Tutoring unavailable||Dylan & Hailey|
Actuarial Science - Adam Bowers Center (Aliber Hall lower level)
|3:00 PM||* 3:30 PM Benjamin|
|6:00 PM||Benjamin||Landon||Benjamin||*5:30 PM Jameson|
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.
|BIO 012||Sunday||12 - 1 PM||Claire|
|Sunday||4:30 - 5:30 PM||Ally|
|BIO 018||Monday||6-8 PM||Avery|
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.
Weekly Facilitated Study Group
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.
|6:00 PM||Weekly Facilitated Study Group
*Tutoring will not be available on exam days (2/23, 3/30, & 4/27).
Economics - David J. Noble American Equity Center (Aliber Hall lower level)
Math/Computer Science – Cowles Library, lower level
Physics – Cowles Library, lower level
|Wednesday 5-7 PM||Raquel|
Please email the tutors directly to schedule; scheduling is not available on Starfish.
Kaylin Vos - firstname.lastname@example.org, Individual tutoring
Phineas Pope - email@example.com, Group tutoring on Sundays between 6-8 PM
Spanish - Cowles Library, lower level
|Day & Time||Tutor|
|Tuesdays 12:30 - 1:30 PM||Merlin|
|Wednesdays 2-3 PM||Merlin|
Statistics - Cowles Library, lower level
|Monday 4-6 PM||Jaired|
Additional tutoring services are available through the Speaking Center and Writing 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Please click here to schedule an appointment and learn more about the Writing Center.