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Tutoring Options: Science Core Subjects

All of the departments that offer Science Core subjects also offer tutoring at no cost to registered students. Here's how to ask for it.

How to Obtain Tutoring in Science Core Subjects


Contact Information


Before inquiring about getting a tutor for 3.091, be sure you first make use of all resources. Attend all lectures and recitations, do the reading, and go to your TA's office hours. If you still feel that you need additional help, contact the Course 3.091 Fall Administrator, Laura von Bosau (13-5014, 617-253-4021,, and in the Spring contact Tiffany Luongo, Room 6-107, 617-258-5816,

5.111, 5.112

To be eligible for tutoring services in 5.111 or 5.112, you must be attending lecture and recitation regularly, turning in problem sets, and attending office hours, and gain approval from your TA. (Prior to the first exam, all students are eligible for tutoring if they meet the previously stated criteria. After the first exam, only students working at C or below are eligible for tutoring.)  Apply for tutoring on the Chemistry Department website.

7.012, 7.013, 7.014, 7.016

Refer to the Biology Department website:

8.01, 8.02, 8.012

Refer to the subject website at For further information, contact your Lecturer or Recitation Instructor.

18.01, 18.02
(all versions)

Visit the Math Learning Center in room 4-159 during open hours Monday through Thursday, 3-5 pm and 7:30-9:30 pm. No appointment necessary. For more information contact the Math Academic Services Office.

For other tutoring options see links at left.