You may complete a Tutor Request form for a special request, schedule a virtual tutoring session, or try drop-in tutoring.  Check out these options:

DROP-IN TUTORING

Writing/Math Center - Richland Room B115

Monday 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Blair Room 211 - English/Writing Tutoring with Mr. Dane Lamont

Tuesday – 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday – 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday - 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

SCHEDULE A VIRTUAL (ZOOM) TUTORING SESSION

Participate in tutoring from the comfort of your home with:

 

Ms. Ashley Wonders (Math, English, Biology)

Click to Here schedule with Ashley Wonders.

 

Ms. Kelly Leibfreid (Writing, Math, Biology, Chemistry)

Click Here to schedule with Kelly Leibfreid. 

 

Ms. Victoria Winfield (Psychology, BIO104/114 & BIO106/116, English/Writing, Math)

Click Here to schedule with Victoria Winfield.

 

Mr. Dane Lamont (English/Writing, Public Speaking, Microcomputer Applications)

Click Here to schedule with Dane Lamont.

 

Other In-Person and Virtual Options

Please complete the Tutor Request Form

for subjects other than English and Math, or if you have need for tutoring at a location that does not provide Drop-In tutoring listed above.  You will be notified by email of a tutor's availability.  

 

 

Please Refer Questions to

Mindy Nitch, Director, Student Success Center, mnitch@pennhighlands.edu

Call or text 814-262-6433.

Would a Tutor Help Me?

Student should seek a tutor because:

  • Tutoring can help you better understand a subject matter.
  • Tutoring can help you improve your course grade.
  • Tutors can help you learn better study techniques.
  • Tutors can help you avoid plagiarism.
  • Tutors can provide help with APA/MLA style papers.
  • Tutoring can help you get the most from your study time. 

Benefits of Tutoring

  • Stop in the Writing/Math Center, Room B115 at the Richland campus for assistance with math and English or see the drop-in tutoring schedules for Blair. 
  • Need a tutor for another subject or at another location? Submit the electronic Tutor Request Form under Request a Tutor.
  • Students can submit requests for tutoring in other subjects aside from English and math, but availability maybe limited. 
     
  • Tutoring is FREE for students.
  • Students can stop in for assistance as often as needed. There is no limit on visits to the Math/Writing center or the Drop-In Tutoring at the Centers.
  • Yes! Please check for drop-in Math and/or English tutoring at your location.
  • If drop-in tutoring is not available for English or math or you need tutoring in another subject, please complete the "Tutor Request Form." 
  • Tutors can provide assistance with research papers and properly formatting papers using APA/MLA formatting.
  • No, tutors can help you improve your skills and continue to help you build your grade. Tutors help with more than just information about a subject including study skills, organizing materials, etc.

  • All peer tutors have been approved and recommended by instructors for the subject areas in which they tutor. Tutors are highly recommended by your peers who have utilized the service in the past.
  • Faculty and professional tutors also provide tutoring in the Math/Writing Center and at Blair, Huntingdon, Ebensburg, and Somerset Centers.
  • Professional tutors are adjuncts and qualified community members who have experience in the subject which they are tutoring. 

 

 

Can't meet with a tutor on campus due to your schedule? Check out Smarthinking, an online tutoring service that Pennsylvania Highlands is making available to its students. Smarthinking provides tutoring in a variety of subjects, some of which are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

With Smarthinking you can:

  • Connect With a Tutor and interact live
  • Submit your Writing for any class to their Online Writing Lab.

Access the Smarthinking link on your Brightspace page. You will be automatically logged in.

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Want to be a Peer Tutor?

Complete the application below and return it to the Student Success Center along with a completed Faculty Recommendation Form.  

Peer-to-peer tutors are Penn Highlands students who have been recommended or approved by a faculty member to be a tutor. Tutors must have a minimum 2.8 GPA and have a final A or B in the course in which they wish to tutor.

Want to be a Professional Tutor?

Professional tutors(adjunct faculty, students at a four-year college or university, community members or staff) complete the attached Professional Tutor Application and submit it to Mindy Nitch in the Student Success Center.