Multicultural Student Life

Tutorial Program

The Academic Support Unit is committed to providing quality tutoring for a variety of undergraduate courses. We provide students with the option of individual or small group tutoring to fit your needs. We hire quality tutors with the ability to combine their subject area expertise, communicate with students, and work towards creating self-motivated independent students.


Click here for instructions on how to sign up for a tutor through GradesFirst.

Click here for a list of subjects offered. Check back often, as the list will be updated as subject availability changes.

Open Tutoring

Open Tutoring is ongoing Monday through Thursday, in the Black Cultural Center, during fall and spring semesters. All students are welcome to the utilize the free tutoring, and get help with the subjects available on that day. Subject availability depends on the tutors’ schedules. NO APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY for Open Tutoring: Just walk in and get the help you need!

Monday and Wednesday, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuesday and Thursday, 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Appointment Tutoring

We’ve gone paperless! No applications necessary!
Students may now book appointments with tutors online through your MyUTK Portal. Enter MyUTK, and under the "UTK Academic Links", click on GradesFirst. Through this software, you will be able to choose a tutor for your desired subject depending on the tutor’s availability. Click here for indepth instructions.

Tutoring appointments are available during the following time periods:

For more information, email the Academic Support Unit at


Apply to be a tutor!


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