JWU provides a variety of tutorial assistance programs. Take the initiative in seeking out-of-class help during faculty office hours, and through our Learning Centers.

In addition, peer and professional tutoring is available in math, accounting, writing skills, most major courses and study strategies. Tutors, directed by a learning skills professional, provide individual and/or group sessions as students' needs and resources dictate.

There is no extra fee for these services.

Business, Hospitality, Technology and Arts & Sciences Students
Take advantage of our academic assistance in courses, tutoring in first-year courses and most upper level courses and writing laboratories for undergraduate students, including tutoring for all types of written projects, study-skills remediation and help in researching and designing papers.

Physician Assistant Students
Tutorial services by professional and peer tutors are individualized in the areas of writing, anatomy and physiology. Workshops in stress management, time management, test-taking strategies and other learning strategies are regularly conducted.

Culinary and Baking & Pastry Arts Students
Take advantage of our individualized and small group tutoring in culinary and pastry laboratory and academic classes, as well as in English and study skills.

Study Skills Workshops
Looking to improve your writing, studying and test-taking skills? Each term, we offer a series of skills workshops to help students in all majors. These workshops are offered at various times and in multiple locations, and are open to students in all majors. Topics include:

  • Time Management
  • Note-taking Strategies
  • Overcoming Math Anxiety
  • Reading for Good Grades
  • Memory and Test-taking Tips
  • Essay & Research Paper Writing
  • Becoming an Active Listener
  • Creating Visual Study Tools
  • Stress Management

Contact the Center for Academic Support for the latest workshop schedule.

Our Locations
Downcity (Business, Hospitality, Technology, PA and Arts & Sciences)
John Hazen White Center
Mon-Wed 9am-8pm, Thu 9am-6pm, Fri 9am-4:30pm

Harborside (Culinary and Baking & Pastry Arts)
Friedman Center
Sun 2-9pm, Mon-Wed, 9am-10pm and Thurs 9am-4:30pm