Welcome to the Tutoring Center!

  • You may submit an online request for a tutor beginning the first day of classes.
  • All requests for tutoring must be submitted online.
  • The Tutoring Center provides tutoring (at no cost) to all Grand Valley State University students in most 100- and 200-level courses and some 300- 400-level courses.
  • If you wish a tutor for a 300-400-level course, in addition to submitting the online request, you will need to complete a special request form.
  • All writing tutoring requests will be handled by the Writing Center. For more information about the Writing Center please go to their website at gvsu.edu/wc.
  • Tutoring is limited to one fifty minute session per subject per week.
  • Tutorials are conducted in weekly, fifty minute sessions in small group settings.
  • Requests for languages are limited to one fifty minute session per week per language.
  • Tutoring sessions will not be conducted on days and holidays when classes are not in session, during finals week and when GVSU is closed.
  • The Tutoring Center seeks to facilitate students' academic progress and to develop self-directed, independent learners.

Tutoring Centers


Structured Learning Assistance/PASS Sessions

Structured Learning Assistance (SLA) and Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) are programs that provide additional academic support in traditionally difficult courses through peer-led workshops.


Learning Skills Services

Learning skill services includes learning skill resources, academic coaching and consultations, academic success workshops, apps for student success, and customized presentations for student groups as requested.


Tutoring Locations

North C

Knowledge Market

Pew Campus


Free online tutorial assistance:


**Students, Please take a moment to complete a short evaluation on your tutors for the semester. Thanks!**


Staff Directory

Name Email Title
Frobish, Marcia frobishm@gvsu.edu Math Center Director
Steenland, Wendy steenlwe@gvsu.edu Tutoring Assistant - Allendale Campus
Swanson, Karel swankare@gvsu.edu SLA Program Coordinator