Free drop-in tutoring is available each term on the main University of Waterloo campus for a variety of programs and courses. Students enrolled in any of the courses listed may attend for academic support.

Due to COVID-19, all regular tutoring services may not be available in the winter 2021 term.

If you can’t find a tutoring program to fit your needs, you can also search for a tutor on Tutor Connect.


Support

Description

Who can attend

Terms available

Drop-in tutoring in Residence

Drop by to get help with a specific question, find a quiet place to study, or just get extra practice. 

Tutors are upper-year undergraduate or graduate students from the associated faculties.

Any student enrolled in one of the listed courses.

Fall, Winter

Math Tutorial Centre

We strive to help students make the transition to university-level mathematics.

Tutors are high-performing, enthusiastic, and eager undergraduate and graduate math students. They provide assistance on an individual basis to students in first and second-year math core courses.

Bring your course notes and your questions as they will give tips but will not solve problems FOR you. You can also use the space to study independently.

Any students enrolled in one of the listed courses.

Fall, Winter, Spring

Computer Science Consulting Centre

If you are taking first- or second-year CS courses and need some help, you can meet with an Instructional Support Assistant (ISA) or Instructional Apprentice (IA).

Bring your course notes and expect to get hints rather than solutions.

Any students enrolled in one of the listed courses.

Fall, Winter, Spring

Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (WEEF TA) Office Hours

These TAs provide assistance to first year engineering students in specified courses.

While most students are studying online, you can access TAs live on Microsoft Teams. Join the channel with code:dhgng6x

Any students in first year engineering programs supported by the First Year Office.*

*Students in Systems Design, Biomedical, Software Engineering, or Architecture should connect directly with your course TA or instructor for support.

Fall, Winter, Spring

Engineering Evening Help Sessions

Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (WEEF TA) provide assistance for general first-year engineering courses on an individual or group basis on Monday to Thursday, from 6:30- 8:30pm (EST)

TAs will give hints but will not solve for you. Bring your course notes and questions!

Students supported by the First Year Office* who are enrolled in one of the listed courses.

*Students in Systems Design, Biomedical, Software Engineering, or Architecture should connect directly with your course TA or instructor for support.

Fall, Winter, Spring