Astronomy Help Room

Day: Tuesday-Thursday
Location: Duane Physics Building, Room D220
Time: 2:00pm-6:00pm

The Astronomy Help Room is coordinated by APS undergraduate and graduate students, and is intended to provide academic support to students taking our courses.

Tutoring

This listing of tutors is offered as a service to help students and tutors to get in touch with each other. APS does not guarantee that this list is up-to-date and does not guarantee any services offered by tutors. The system is capitalism at its finest: tutoring fees are solely a matter between the student and tutor. If you would like to be added to the "Current Tutors" list  please fill out the "Sign Up to Be a Tutor" form.

Current Tutors

Evan Anders
Phone: 509-481-1122
Courses: Physics, Astronomy, Math, Computer Science
Description: I'm entering my 6th year as an APS graduate student,
and have extensive experience tutoring as well as experience as an instructor
and TA. I'm happy to tutor all intro-level courses and select upper division
courses.
 
Kyle Hollis
Phone: 925-818-3533
Courses: Math, Physics
Description: I am a junior undergrad studying mechanical engineering. I have tutored undergraduate math and physics
 
Margaret Mitter McCormick
Phone:
301-538-9480
Courses: Astronomy, Physics, General Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Math (up through Calculus)
Description: As an APS alum (Master's 2008), I have over 15 years experience as a graduate teaching assistant and private tutor in multiple subjects, including intro astronomy lab and lecture. Students tell me they particularly appreciate my knack for coming up with helpful analogies for concepts and processes.
 
Momchil Molnar
Phone: 857-259-8164
Email: momchil.molnar@colorado.edu
Courses: Astronomy, Physics, Math
Description: I'm a second-year grad student in the APS department. I have tutored for math and physics before but can also tutor for intro astronomy.
 
Ryan Orvedahl
Phone: 508-361-7229
Email: ryan.orvedahl@colorado.edu
Courses: Physics, Math, Astronomy
Description:  I'm a senior-level graduate student in APS and have TAed a few of the ASTR intro classes. My undergraduate background is in physics and astronomy, with experience tutoring at the undergraduate level in physics, astronomy, and math.
 
Sam Van Kooten
Phone: 616-635-9103
Email: samuel.vankooten@colorado.edu
Courses: Astronomy, Physics, Math, CS
Description: I'm an APS graduate student (in my sixth year in Fall 2019) with past experience as instructor, tutor and TA. My background from undergrad is in physics and CS.
 
William Waalkes
Phone: 616-516-9536
Courses: Astronomy
Description: I am a first year graduate student in the APS department with a Bachelor's in astronomy and physics from the University of Michigan. I have several years of experience tutoring at previous institutions, where I taught undergraduate astronomy labs and tutored biology, chemistry, physics, and astronomy.