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All student support services are being provided remotely until further notice. As a result, information on this page may not be correct. Refer to the remote student services listing for current information on service availability.​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Tutoring Services

The Saint Paul College Academic Support team inc​ludes several professional tutors and student tutors who are here to support your learning goals and needs. We’re excited to work with you!

Make an Appointment for Online Tutoring

Due to COVID-19 concerns, all tutoring is conducted online via Zoom and by appointment. Use the subject list below to find the link to the applicable online tutoring schedule. These online schedules are where you can make an appointment with a Saint Paul College professional or student tutor.

If you are part of the Power of YOU or TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) programs, you can find these programs’ tutoring schedules in the Program-Specific Tutoring list below.

The Tutoring Center (Room 3125) is currently closed. The Science Study Center (Room 3220) is open with a limited schedule. Students can make an appointment to use the models and microscopes in this room; see the “Biology and Other Health Sciences​” section below for more information.

After you make an appointment, you’ll receive an email with more information about how to meet your tutor on Zoom. As a Saint Paul College student, you already have a Zoom account. For more information, go to the Zoom Web Conferencing webpage.

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collapse category : Accounting ‎(1)
Accounting

​All Accounting courses

Paul Peterson

Schedule for Business Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick “Accounting" from the Select service list to get started. ​

You can select either a 30-minute or one-hour appointment.


paul.peterson@saintpaul.edu
collapse category : Biology and other Health Sciences ‎(1)
Biology and other Health Sciences

​Biology, Natural Sciences (NSCI)

Kirsten Vacura

Schedule for Biology Tutoring

On this online schedule, you can schedule online Biology tutoring appointments and reserve a time to use the Science Study Center (Room 3220). In the Science Study Center, individuals will be able to use the microscopes and models. 


kirsten.vacura@saintpaul.edu
collapse category : Chemistry and Physics ‎(1)
Chemistry and Physics

​All Physics and Chemistry courses (except Organic Chemistry)​

Paul Peterson

Schedule for Math, Chemistry, and Physics Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick either “General Chemistry" or “Physics" from the Select service list to get started.

You can select either a 30-minute or one-hour appointment.​

Saint Paul College does not currently have tutors available for Organic Chemistry. If you need support for this class, email ​tutoring@saintpaul.edu.

paul.peterson@saintpaul.edu
collapse category : Communications ‎(2)
Communications

All Communications (COMM) courses

Business Communications (BUSN 1449), sections 02 and 03 (synchronous)

Quentin James

Schedule for Liberal Arts Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick either “Communications” or “Business Communications” from the Select service list to get started.

quentin.james@saintpaul.edu
Communications

​Business Communications (BUSN 1449), sections 91 and 92 (asynchronous)​

Patti GagePatti.Gage@saintpaul.edu
collapse category : English ‎(2)
English

Fundamentals of Writing 1 or 2 (ENGL 0921 or ENGL 0922)

Alyssa Adkins

Schedule for Liberal Arts Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick “Fundamentals of Writing 1 or 2” from the Select service list to get started.​


alyssa.adkins@saintpaul.edu
English

Composition 1 or 2 (ENGL 1711 or ENGL 1712)

Creative writing and literature courses (ENGL 1735, 1745, or 2728)

Quentin James

Schedule for Liberal Arts Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick one of the following from the Select service list to get started:

  • Composition 1 or 2
  • My class isn’t listed (for creative writing and literature courses)
quentin.james@saintpaul.edu
collapse category : English for Academic Purposes Program (EAPP) ‎(1)
English for Academic Purposes Program (EAPP)

All courses in the English for Academic Purposes Program (EAPP)


Alyssa Adkins

Schedule for Liberal Arts Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick “EAPP" from the Select service list to get started. ​

alyssa.adkins@saintpaul.edu
collapse category : History ‎(1)
History

Reading and writing in all History courses


Quentin James

Schedule for Liberal Arts Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick “History” from the Select service list to get started.

quentin.james@saintpaul.edu
collapse category : Logic ‎(1)
Logic

​Logic (PHIL 1710)​

Schedule for Liberal Arts Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick “Logic" from the Select service list to get started.​

collapse category : Math ‎(3)
Math

​All Math courses​

Paul Peterson

Schedule for Math, Chemistry, and Physics Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick “Math" from the Select service list to get started.

You can select either a 30-minute or one-hour appointment. 

paul.peterson@saintpaul.edu
Math

​All Math courses​

Fik Ghirmai

Schedule for Math, Chemistry, and Physics Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick “Math" from the Select service list to get started.

You can select either a 30-minute or one-hour ​appointment. 


fikremariam.ghirmai@saintpaul.edu
Math

​All Math courses​

Seth Kingman

Schedule for Math, Chemistry, and Physics Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick “Math" from the Select service list to get started.

You can select either a 30-minute or one-hour appointment. 


seth.kingman@saintpaul.edu
collapse category : Reading ‎(1)
Reading

​All Reading courses​

Alyssa Adkins

Schedule for Liberal Arts Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick “Reading classes" from the Select service list to get started. ​

alyssa.adkins@saintpaul.edu
collapse category : Spanish ‎(1)
Spanish

​Beginning Spanish 1 (SPAN 1710)​

Schedule for Liberal Arts Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick “Spanish" from the Select service list to get started.​

collapse category : Technology (including BTEC) ‎(2)
Technology (including BTEC)

Microsoft Office applications, such as:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Access
  • Outlook

Saving files, using OneDrive, D2L, email, and Zoom, etc.  ​

Renee Esparza

Schedule for Business Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick one of the following from the Select service list to get started:

  • General Technology Help
  • Business Applications 1 (Microsoft Office)
  • Business Applications 2 (Microsoft Office)
  • Computer Fundamentals

You can select either a 30-minute or one-hour appointment.​


renee.esparza@saintpaul.edu
Technology (including BTEC)

Microsoft Office applications, such as:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Access
  • Outlook

Saving files, using OneDrive, D2L, email and Zoom, etc.  ​


Joseph Bolarinwa

Schedule for Business Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick one of the following from the Select service list to get started:

  • General Technology Help
  • Business Applications 1 (Microsoft Office)
  • Business Applications 2 (Microsoft Office)
  • Computer Fundamentals

You can select either a 30-minute or one-hour appointment.​



Joseph.Bolarinwa@saintpaul.edu
collapse category : Writing Across the Curriculum ‎(1)
Writing Across the Curriculum

Reading and writing in other courses
(for example, Business Communications, Interpersonal Communication, etc.)

Writing not for a class
(for example, essay for a scholarship application, resume and cover letter, etc.)​

Quentin James

Schedule for Liberal Arts Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick either “My class isn't listed" or “Writing not for a class" from the Select service list to get started.​

quentin.james@saintpaul.edu
Program Specific Tutoring

Power of YOU

Professional Tutor ContactsSubjectsSchedule
Fik GhirmaiMath for students in the Power of YOU program

Schedule for Power of YOU Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick “Power of YOU Math” from the Select service list to get started.

Sam BensonReading and writing for students in the Power of YOU program

Schedule for Power of YOU Tutoring

On this online schedule, pick “Power of YOU Reading and Writing” from the Select service list to get started.

TRIO Student Support Services

Professional Tutor ContactsSubjectsSchedule

Tutoring for the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program is provided by student tutors.

If you are part of the TRIO SSS program and have questions about tutoring, email TRIO@saintpaul.edu.

  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Ethics
  • Logics
  • Math
  • Microsoft Office
  • Political Science
  • Statistics
  • Writing (including Composition, as well as writing in other subjects, such as the Social Sciences, Ethics, History, etc.)

Schedule for TRIO Tutoring

On this online schedule, you can schedule a tutoring appointment with one of the TRIO student tutors.

Guidelines

In online tutoring appointments, both students and tutors have certain responsibilities. These are intended to make tutoring sessions successful and supportive of student learning. Please review these responsibilities and guidelines ​on Tutoring Guidelines ​for Online Appointments​.

Questions?

If you have any questions about tutoring, please send an email to tutoring@saintpaul.edu or call 651.403.4366.

Other Tutoring Options

The Saint Paul College tutors identified above are all professionals who have extensive tutoring experience in their subject areas and are familiar with the Saint Paul College curriculum. We encourage you to work with them!

You also have access to Tutor.com, which you can access by logging into D2L Brightspace with your Star ID and password. Every Saint Paul College student is given 15 hours of tutoring from Tutor.com each year.

For problems logging in to your D2L Brightspace account, email D2L Brightspace Help.

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