Tutoring Services/Academic Support
The following are support centers at FSU which provide tutoring opportunities for currently enrolled students:
ACE Learning Studio
In the Johnston Ground (ground floor of WJB), the ACE Learning Studio (G051) provides tutoring appointments in a large number of subject areas from 10am to 10pm Monday through Thursday, 10am to 5pm Friday, and 5pm to 10pm Sunday (Spring and Fall hours listed. Summer hours are abbreviated). Students may schedule either 30 or 50 minute appointments. Appointments can be made within ‘Secure Apps’ in my.fsu.edu. Also located on the Johnston Ground is our ACE Math Studio (G024) and we provide walk-in math tutoring in many introductory and intermediate math courses.
The Learning District is a drop-in tutoring service for students during later evening hours in Strozier Library, that provides assistance in a variety of subject areas. Visit https://www.lib.fsu.edu/tutoring-information for more information.
The RWC/DS offers writing support to all FSU students, including first-year undergraduates, students in all majors, international and other ELL students, CARE students, and student athletes. Tutors act as a practice audience for students’ ideas and writing, helping them develop their writing in many areas. Visit http://wr.english.fsu.edu/reading-writing-center to see hours and locations.
Biology Major Study Center
The Biology Study Center is staffed by senior biology undergraduate tutors. The Biology Majors Study Center, located in 1054 King Life Sciences Building, is for students enrolled in BSC2010 and BSC2011 and is generally staffed between 8:30-4:30, Monday through Friday (the current semester's schedule can be found on the door). The Biology Non-Majors Study Center, located in 425 Carothers, serves students enrolled in BSC1005 and BSC1005L (check course websites for tutor hours).
Research Consultations at Strozier
The Research Consultation service at Strozier Library provides FSU students with the opportunity to schedule one or more in-depth meetings with a reference librarian to identify the resources and services needed to thoroughly investigate a topic for a paper or presentation.
Academic Support for Specific Student Programs
The following are support centers at FSU which provide academic assistance for currently enrolled students in a particular program or population:
Student Athlete Academic Services
Tutoring is free and available to all student athletes. Tutoring is provided by qualified undergraduate and graduate students in many subject areas. Specific subject tutoring is available either one-on-one or in groups. Strategic Study Tables are also offered to students to help with organization and study skills.
C.A.R.E. provides preparation, orientation and academic support programming for students who are among the first in their family to attend college, and for those who otherwise may face unique challenges in college because of economic, cultural or educational circumstances.
SSTRIDE is an outreach effort of the FSU College of Medicine with support from Florida's Area Health Education Centers. The undergraduate component is open to ‘pre-health’ students from Florida State University, Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College, and includes access to the Tutorial Learning Center/Mentoring Program.
Other Academic Support Offices
The Adult Learning Evaluation Center (ALEC) provides psychoeducational evaluations for college students and other adults who may be experiencing scholastic difficulties due to a learning disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and/or other mental health difficulties (e.g., depression, anxiety, bipolar, autism, etc.) that may negatively affect one’s academic performance. ALEC also provides ADHD coaching services to assist students in achieving their goals by developing skills and strategies to compensate for areas of functioning affected by ADHD or poorly developed study skills. Office of Undergraduate Studies The Office of Undergraduate Studies serves as the academic dean's office for all students who have not yet been formally admitted to their majors. The office provides information and services on all academic matters, including course exemptions based on incoming credit, evaluation of General Education courses from other institutions, AA degree evaluations, academic standing, (warning, probation, and dismissal) Math/English remediation, medical/mental health course drops and withdrawals, and enrollment in courses at other colleges and universities. In addition, the office monitors student progress toward being formally admitted to a major and ensures a smooth transition to the student’s graduating dean’s office.
Florida State University is committed to providing a quality education to all qualified students and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans’ status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any other legally protected group status. Providing services to more than 5000 students, the Office of Accessibility Services (OAS) is committed to ensuring universal access for each Florida State University student. Through the provision of academic, housing, & dining accommodations, testing support, assistive technologies, and space for students to feel part of the FSU community, the OAS creates an environment of success.
The Office of Undergraduate Studies serves as the academic dean's office for all students who have not yet been formally admitted to their majors. The office provides information and services on all academic matters, including course exemptions based on incoming credit, evaluation of General Education courses from other institutions, AA degree evaluations, academic standing, (warning, probation, and dismissal) Math/English remediation, medical/mental health course drops and withdrawals, and enrollment in courses at other colleges and universities. In addition, the office monitors student progress toward being formally admitted to a major and ensures a smooth transition to the student’s graduating dean’s office.