Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make an appointment?

-Click here and log in using your UAH username and password (Same as Canvas)

-Click "Search Availability"

-Select "Tutoring Program"

-Choose your course 

-Click on the desired appointment day/time

-Add any notes for the tutor and save

 

You can also make an appointment by calling or visiting the Tutoring & Writing Program.

 

What should I bring to a session?

Bring any materials that will help you and your tutor, such as your textbook, syllabus, notes, handouts, and current assignments.

 

How should I prepare for a session?

Make a list of questions you have about the material or need clarification on after reading your textbook and reviewing your class notes. Highlight areas you want to review with your tutor.

If you are working on a writing assignment, bring all of your materials to work on with your tutor, such as the assignment, pre-writing notes, outlines, rough draft, etc.

You can leave a note for your tutor explaining what you would like to work on when making an appointment online.

 

What should I do during a session?

Let your tutor know what your goal is for the session by determining what concepts you would like to cover. Also consider what material you would like to review and practice.

Ask for tips on how to study for the class and actively take part in the session. Once you have worked through material with the tutor, do a practice problem on your own and explain your understanding to the tutor.

 

What will the tutor do during the session?

Your tutor can help clarify parts of the lecture or text, assist in solving problems, and work with you to find the answers. Your tutor cannot help with take-home exams.

 

What if I need to cancel an appointment?

In order for other students to have the opportunity to fill the appointment slot, we expect you to cancel an appointment as soon as you know you will not be able to attend. Cancel an appointment by calling, emailing, visiting the Tutoring & Writing Program, or by going online. 

-Click here and log in using your UAH username and password (same as Canvas)

-Your appointment will be listed on the screen. Click on the "X" to cancel your appointment

-The Appointment Cancellation screen will appear. Choose "Confirm Cancellation"

 

How long are tutoring appointments?

Tutoring sessions are 50 minutes.

 

How many appointments can I make in a week?

You can make up to three appointments per subject per week.

 

How many sessions can I schedule per subject each day?

You can schedule one session per subject per day.

 

Can I sign up for tutoring as a group?

Yes, groups can include up to four students.

 

Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions.

 

Tutoring & Writing Program

Salmon Library, First Floor

256.824.2478

tutoring@uah.edu