Tutoring Center

The Tutoring Center is a component of SUNY Old Westbury’s academic support services and student success initiatives.  The Tutoring Center provides high quality, no cost peer tutoring to Old Westbury students for many courses offered by School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business and School of Education.   Students can receive assistance through one-on-one tutoring, mentoring, group study sessions, handouts or workshops. All peer tutors are required to participate in a minimum of 10 hours of training.  

Fall 2020 Distance Tutoring

The Tutoring Center will be open in the fall semester for Distance tutoring through MS Teams.

MS Teams is a communication platform that allows you to chat, video meetings, and make phone calls to students, staff and faculty members of SUNY Old Westbury. Below are instructions on how to download MS Teams to your desktop and smartphone. 

Download this student resource guide:  STUDY FOR SUCCESS: STUDENT GUIDE & PLANNER

 

Tutoring Center Goals

  • To encourage and assist learning for students of all skills and backgrounds.
  • To continue to develop student’s study skills, critical thinking and problem solving abilities beyond the tutoring sessions.
  • To offer opportunities to student to become peer tutors, gain teaching experience and deepen their own learning.

 

 

Instructions for MS Teams
Desktop:  To download MS teams to your desktop, go to portal.office.com. Then, log-in using your Old Westbury username and password. Once you’re in the office portal, click on the Team’s icon. To learn more on how to maneuver through MS Teams using your desktop, click the link.
Smartphone:  To download MS Teams to your iOS or android, go to your app store and search MS Teams. Click and download the app. Open app and log-in with your Old Westbury username and password. For more information on how to navigate through MS Teams using your smartphone, please click link.

 

 

Contact:

Marisa Glaser
Tutoring Center Coordinator
E-mail: glaserm [at] oldwestbury.edu