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Biology 171 & 172 Tutoring

The Science Learning Center (SLC) provides appointment-based tutoring to all students enrolled in Biology 171 & 172. Appointment-based peer tutoring has in-person and online options. Biology 171 & 172 appointments are scheduled using Accudemia.

How do I set up an appointment?

If you cannot find a tutor appointment that works for you on the current schedule, please email We will ask our tutors to see if someone can open a day and time that works with your schedule.

Please note that appointments cancelled with less than 12 hours notice or students who are more than 15 minutes late will be marked as "no-shows." Students who are marked as a "no-show" two or more times during the same semester will be asked to meet with the Program Manager before they are permitted to continue meeting with a tutor.

What do tutors provide?

  • Supportive, focused, and on-task assistance
  • Assistance with developing strategies for understanding concepts, solving problems, and preparing for exams
  • Guidance on practice problems

In-Person Appointments

All in-person tutoring appointments will be located in the SLC Main Tutoring Room (1720 Chem). Please arrive a few minutes before the start of your session to check in and meet your tutor.

Online Appointments

All SLC Biology 171 & 172 online appointments will be held in Zoom. Log into Accudemia at the start of your tutoring appointment and click the "Connect Now" button to connect with your tutor.