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Frequently Asked Questions

What tutoring services are available?

The following tutoring services are available free of charge to all currently enrolled students upon request.  The private tutor list is made available as well.

• Small group
• Online

Group tutoring is...

• Regularly scheduled, out-of-class, study and review sessions
• Organized group study
• Study sessions led by a trained tutor in your subject
• A way to improve grades and study with others who are serious about learning

Click here for detailed information regarding group tutoring.


Online tutoring is...

Online tutoring is tutoring over the internet and is easy to use. The online tutoring service offers the following ways to get the help you need:

• Connect and interact with a tutor "live"
• Submit your writing to the online writing lab and receive a reply usually within 24 hours
• Submit a question and a tutor will reply within 24 hours

Click here to sign up for online tutoring


Private tutoring is...

  • Tutoring the student pays for
  • Private tutors determine their fees and availability
  • Available to individuals that are not Collin College students

Click here for the private tutor list.


 Need a tutor?  You might if... 

• You do not understand the material.
• You want a better grade.
• You need assistance with challenging material.
• You don't have enough foundational knowledge for the course.
• You are repeating the course.

 Tutors will...

• Help clarify confusing parts of a lecture or text
• Help you solve problems by suggesting possible approaches or solving similar problems
• Give you comments or advice on written assignments
• Help you determine your strengths and weaknesses in the subject/course being tutored
• Assist you in applying concepts
• Help direct your focus during your tutoring session 

Are there other tutoring resources offered on campus?

Yes!  Please contact the individual departments for details.

• Accounting Lab
• ASL Lab
• Computer Lab
• Math Lab:
• Science Den:
• Writing Center:

Do you want to be a group tutor?

Click on the group tutor flyer.  This flyer details pay rates, requirements, and who you need to contact for an appointment.