University Academic Success Programs (UASP) offers a wide variety of FREE academic services to support the success of currently enrolled students at ASU. UASP's tutoring programs are certified by the College Reading and Learning Association. Our highly qualified tutors are required to be in good academic standing with the university and have a B- or better in the courses that they tutor. Tutors are provided with 10 hours of tutor training prior to the start of their first tutoring session. In addition, all UASP student employees receive an additional 10 hours of on-going training each semester that they are employed with the unit. Descriptions of our services are provided below.
Subject area tutoring is available both in person and online live via Zoom on a drop-in basis for courses such as math, science, engineering, and business for currently enrolled ASU students. Tutors can help students review key concepts and develop new study strategies. Tutors work on reinforcing concepts introduced by the course instructors and helping students develop learning strategies. Tutors do not introduce new material.
- Instructors may request an in-class presentation during which a staff member will introduce what the Tutoring Center offers. These presentations can be provided live through Zoom, in person during class, or as a Zoom recording.
The Writing Centers provide in-person and online free writing tutoring for currently enrolled ASU undergraduate and graduate students. Students learn while sharing work-in-progress and making revisions based on discussions with writing tutors. Using established writing center theory and research, our trained peer tutors offer one-on-one tutoring sessions.
- Currently enrolled students can schedule an appointment for one-on-one writing tutoring by using our scheduling system or by calling (480) 965-9072. Writing tutoring for drop-ins is available and is subject to tutor availability.
- The writing assignments that your student submits will reflect their own work.
- Instructors may request an in-class presentation during which a staff member will introduce what the Writing Center offers. These presentations can be provided live through Zoom, in person during class, or as a Zoom recording. Additionally, videos on specific writing topics can also be requested.
SI study groups are an internationally recognized program that provides academic support to currenlty enrolled ASU students in structured peer-led groups. SI is designed to increase “time on task” and help students process course content by integrating how-to-learn with what-to-learn.
SI leaders are students who have previously taken the course and mastered the content. They serve as peer facilitators for SI study sessions. Extensively trained in facilitation strategies, SI leaders attend all class sessions. Faculty members are encouraged to recruit and recommend candidates for SI leader positions.
Instructors interested in requesting support for their courses are encouraged to contact their campus SI coordinators: