Tutoring is a FREE service for all Georgian students. We support your learning by reviewing tips that will enhance your learning skills.
Tutors are other post-secondary students who have achieved high academic standing and have been recommended by faculty.
Most courses at Georgian are eligible for tutoring. For more information contact AcademicSuccess@georgiancollege.ca
We offer drop-in tutoring support and booked appointments in many programs. Don't see your program, contact Academic Success. All our tutoring is done remotely via WebEx. Additionally, you may be eligible for one-to-one tutoring support. Contact Academic Success for more information.
Yes we do! Go to our drop-in tutoring schedule to connect with our tutors. All drop-in tutoring is done remotely using WebEx. Make sure you select the drop-in event to get the WebEx link.
Yes! New this year we are offering appointments with our tutors.
Appointments are up to 30 minutes long. You may only have 2 appointments per week to accommodate other students' needs.
Our webpage links directly to the appointment page.
Be prepared to share your work electronically. Although tutors won't help with your assignment, they may want to refer to it for clarification on concepts you need assistance with. Have a specific goal in mind for your session.
The confirmation email has a link that will let you cancel the booking.
No. Until further notice, all student services are being delivered remotely.
Book an appointment with the Tutoring Advisor to review your tutoring needs. This appointment will determine if one-on-one tutoring support is applicable for your needs.
Of course! Tutoring is available online. Just make sure to consider your time zone if you're not local and that of your tutor to make sure you don’t miss an appointment. Here’s a time zone converter to help with matching times.
If you are eligible for tutoring, you can receive one hour per week. Tutoring is not available in the first or last week of the semester.
Tutoring is provided using WebEx or Zoom. You and the tutor determine the best platform that works for both of you.
No. Tutors are not allowed to assist you with your assignment or assessment (test, exam, etc.). Tutors are required to report academic misconduct to their Academic Success team lead. Review Georgian’s regulation on academic integrity for further information.
Tutors will coach you using tips and strategies to improve and build your learning and study skills. Each tutoring session will have specific and realistic goals that you help create.
Tutors must always adhere to Georgian’s academic integrity philosophy.
Here are a few resources that our tutors recommend - https://library.georgiancollege.ca/tutoring/resources
Also, check your Blackboard course shells. Your professors will identify resources that you can access.
If you are interested in becoming a tutor, check out the tutor job description for more information
If you choose to hire a tutor not from the college, make sure you negotiate a contract. The contract should include how many hours of tutoring, pay rate, how long each tutoring session is, start and end date of contract, etc. Don’t forget that you are responsible to maintain the academic integrity of your work.