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Walk-In Services are available for Math and English. Walk-In Tutors can assist students taking courses listed below. No appointments needed -- just walk in and ask for help.

Service Day Time Location
English Coaching

Monday- Thursday


9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

SAC 1221
Math Coaching

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday



 1-5 pm and 6-9 pm

2-5 pm and 6-9 pm

1-5 pm

SAC 2210



Students can get ongoing one-on-one tutoring services for selected courses during the regular academic year. Students may apply for services via Starfish or come to the TIP lab and work with the lab assistant will demonstrate how to apply via Starfish.. We will start accepting tutor requests on the second week of class in the fall and spring semesters.

Location: SAC 1221

Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

English Coaching

English Coaches work with undergraduate and graduate students who want help with all kinds of academic writing, reading and signing. Using English and/or ASL, English Coaches give feedback and offer guidance on coursework, research papers, essays, abstracts, summaries, classroom presentations, book reviews, as well as business writing such as letters, reports, proposals and resumes.

While English Coaches do NOT edit or proofread papers, they do make suggestions on how students can make changes to their own writing projects in the areas of organization, grammar, vocabulary and clear communication.

We do not provide feedback on take-home exams.

Available by walk-in. If writing assignment is longer than four pages, a student may have to make an appointment for English coaching.

Location: SAC 1221

Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Academic Survival Skills Tutoring 

Academic Survival Skills Tutoring is a one-on-one tutorial support service designed to help students with academic issues such as:

  • time management
  • study skills
  • note taking
  • textbook comprehension
  • test anxiety
  • ... and more.

This is sometimes called "organizational tutoring." Gallaudet students seeking more academic support need  to See Linda Williams in SAC 2233.

English Works! Online Writing and Reading Lab

See English Works! for reading, writing, literature grammar and vocabulary explanations, samples and practice.

Supplemental Instruction

We provide additional review sessions for historically difficult courses. Visit our Supplemental Instruction website for more information.



ASL Lab is a partnership between the Department of ASL and Deaf Studies and Tutorial & Instructional Programs (TIP) that was created to help ensure success among the students taking ASL 101 and 102. ASL Lab is a safe place where students can practice their ASL skills and get constructive feedback.

ASL Lab is led by qualified ASL Lab Leaders who are Tutors and ASL Majors. These leaders attend classes with the students to stay current with classroom topics and to become more familiar with classroom dynamics, management, and instructor expectations.

To get more information about ASL Lab, contact Linda Williams in SAC 2233.


Updated December 9,2008
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