Published: Sept. 5, 2023
Students in a tutoring lab

Tutoring is one of the most effective ways to help improve your academic performance, reinforce classroom learning and boost your confidence.

At CU Boulder, tutoring is available for students of all majors and ages. Whether you’re stuck on an assignment or just want to talk through a subject area, these resources can set you up for academic success this year.

Start the school year off strong by exploring these six free tutoring resources.

Academic Success & Achievement Program

ASAP offers free academic support to all first-year students and all students living on campus. Sign up for one-on-one or group sessions with peer mentors who can tutor you in specific subject areas or provide general support in your transition to university-level academics.

Writing Center

At the CU Boulder Writing Center, students of all academic disciplines and skill levels can work with professionally trained writing consultants. You can receive guidance on any stage of the writing process, from planning and brainstorming through revisions and citations.

BOLD Student Success Center

The BOLD Student Success Center offers drop-in and appointment-based tutoring to all engineering students. BOLD tutoring services are available in person Monday through Friday and virtually on the weekends for select subjects.

Student Academic Success Center

The Student Academic Success Centers provides peer-to-peer support for students in the McNair Scholars Program, McNeill Academic Program, TRiO SSS & Guardian Scholars, and White Antelope Memorial/First Nations Program. Learning mentors can help with writing, computer science, math, chemistry and other high-demand academic areas.

Anderson Language and Technology Center

ALTEC offers free language tutoring for undergraduate students enrolled in the first three semesters of American Sign Language, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. Sessions are 25 minutes and can take place in person or remotely.

Math Academic Resource Center

At the Mathematics Academic Resource Center, trained peer mentors can assist you with specific questions related to your math courses. Limited remote tutoring is also available.

To see more free tutoring resources available to you, visit the Tutoring & Learning Resources card in your Buff Portal or the Office of Undergraduate Education’s tutoring webpage.