Mathematics Tutoring Centre

The Mathematics Tutoring Centre offers support virtually and in-person each term beginning the second week of classes until the exam period.

With a team of undergraduate and graduate students, we focus on 'students helping students': a goal to help each other succeed in academia. We encourage all students to join us in this opportunity to provide extended learning!

The Tutoring Centre is a free service for Waterloo students and will provide help in the following courses:

  • MATH 127
  • MATH 128
  • MATH 135
  • MATH 136
  • MATH 137
  • MATH 138
  • MATH 235
  • MATH 237

In-person Tutoring

Students in need of in-person tutoring are now able to use the in-person tutoring Centre in MC 3022 on weekdays from 9am to 8pm EDT (excluding public holidays) starting the second week of classes and going until the start of the exam period each term.

Virtual Tutoring

The Tutoring Centre will be running online via Microsoft Teams to provide students with help to succeed in first- and second-year core mathematics courses.

The virtual tutoring centre will be available Tuesday through Friday 3pm to 7pm EDT (excluding public holidays) starting the second week of classes and going until the start of the exam period each term.

  • Please always remember to check in at the Front Desk when you begin your visit to the virtual tutoring centre.
  • Students should be auto-enrolled in the virtual tutoring centre. If you are registered for one of these courses listed above but were not auto-enrolled then please contact Faisal Al-Faisal

How can I access the virtual tutoring centre?

Screenshot of navigation bar in MS Teams

Step by Step Instructions

  • Download Microsoft Teams or use the browser version of Teams.
  • Open and sign into Microsoft Teams using your Waterloo userID (for example, sgoose for Scholar the Goose).
  • Click on the icon Teams on the left-hand side of the navigation bar as indicated in the image below. This will bring you to a list of Teams you are a member of.
  • Click on Math Virtual Tutoring Centre to enter the centre. 

Accessing the Mathematics Virtual Tutoring Centre

Remote video URL

Quick tips to keep in mind before your visit

  • Don't expect tutors to show you complete solutions as they want to help you learn!
  • Once you have been given a hint, you should work on your problem alone until you either complete it or need further assistance.

Other tutoring resources

Students in need of private tutoring may want to check a list of tutors at Tutor Connect.