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Office of Tutoring & Learning Support Services

Helping Students to Move Upward and Onward to Academic Success!

 Math Studios                                                                                                                                                                    Upward & Onward

Tutoring and Learning Support Services offers development math courses, free tutoring and tutoring lab, and a range of academic support services and programs.

Our Mission

Support student success in mathematics as a gateway to their overall achievement at Howard University. The program primarily provides academic support to Howard students to help assure their preparedness for credit-bearing, college-level math courses as identified by their math placement exam scores.

Our Vision

The Center for Tutoring and Learning Support Services aims to assure that every undergraduate student of Howard University is proficient in their respective math courses. 

Study Hall

TLSS offers study hall hours the week before midterms and finals. During study hall, students can meet with tutors and selective faculty to review study guides and answer questions.

Tutoring Center Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM (Tutoring Sessions Begin at 1:00 PM)





Becoming a Tutor

Students interested in becoming a tutor must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Current HU student Junior, Senior or Graduate 
  2. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (including have earned an A or B in the course for which they will serve as a tutor)
  3. Must have a zero balance
  4. Must participate and complete tutor training
  5. Must be available to work 20 hours per week
  6. Available 1 Saturday per month
  1. Meet with students promptly at pre-scheduled times and locations.
  2. Help students master course material by coaching them to independently complete their assignments.
  3. Maintain current and accurate records of hours worked.
  4. Review the tutor manual and sign the confirmation form denoting your understanding of the material listed.
  5. Must be available to tutor between 12:00 pm and 7:00 pm Monday-Friday and 9:00 am to 2:00 pm one Saturday a month.

ALL PROSPECT TUTORS - Must submit a preliminary application at, HTTPS://OUS.HOWARD.EDU/BECOME-A-TUTOR by Tuesday, September 4th - 5:00 pm.

ALL PROSPECT TUTORS - Must attend ONE Information Session (Either Monday, September 10th  -or-  Tuesday, September 11th).
Both Information sessions will be held at the Academic Support Building - B (located behind Locke Hall and adjacent to the School of Education)
in the OUS Tutoring Lab - 4:00 pm. Refreshments will be served.

Additional Application Materials Needed:

  1. A completed application online.
  2. Resume/CV.
  3. 2 recommendation letters from the faculty member of the course you want to teach.
  4. An official transcript.