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Philosophy and Mission

The CSA Tutoring Service is an academic support system that provides tutoring and peer academic skills consulting to all CC and SEAS undergraduate students.

Mission

  • To increase the probability of academic success for students who utilize the service;

  • To enhance the students understanding of a given subject, while improving the student's ability to successfully complete a course

  • To assist students with developing effective learning strategies to help them navigate the University; and

  • To provide opportunities for student staff to develop leadership and interpersonal skills while helping their peers succeed.

Utilization of the tutoring service will help tutees gain the following:

  • Increased expertise and understanding of the course content in the specific subjects being tutored.

  • Suggestions and support for developing improved study skills;

  • Confidence in fully participating in class; and

  • Positive self-image as an academically successful student.

Tutors who are assisting these students can expect to gain the following:

  • Increased expertise and understanding of the course content in the specific subjects being tutored;

  • Assist in improving a peer's study habits;

  • Acquiring skills that are transferable to other areas for future professional work; and

  • Greater initiative to help others and the commitment to continue excelling in classes.

James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising

Visit

403 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: (212) 854-6378

Fax: (212) 854-2458

Office Hours
Monday–Friday
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Walk-in Hours (Sept-May)
Monday–Thursday
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.