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Northland College offers a variety of academic resources to support your success. You can augment your academic work through the services listed below. Students who have used these resources have consistently and highly recommended them.

Tutors and one-on-one meetings with Northland’s Academic Success Coordinator are available.

Tutorial Services & Schedule

A wide variety of tutoring services are available. Tutors are available to meet with you individually or as a group during specific hours over the course of the week.

Dedicated Course Tutors
Many courses have a dedicated tutor who hold supplemental instruction hours weekly, in addition to time for individualized help. Tutors will let the students know of the exact location of the tutorial. Students MUST make an appointment to attend all tutorials and be on time for the beginning of that session.  If a specific course for which a student needs tutoring is not listed, please contact Gina Kirsten to arrange tutoring for that course. These classes have dedicated tutors:

BIO 115
MET 104-01
PHY 110-01
CHM 110
CHM 220
CHM 225
GSC 120-01
GSC 222
MTH 106-01
MTH 107
MTH 109-01
MTH 140-01
MTH 141-01
BUS 222-10
BUS 226-01
PSY 110-01, 02
SOC 111-01
MLG 105-01

Reading and Writing Tutors
Reading and writing tutors are available in the library. No appointment is necessary. These are drop in sessions as needed.

  • Monday: 6-8 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 7-9 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 4-9 p.m.
  • Thursday: 7-9 p.m.
  • Friday: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: no tutoring available
  • Sunday: 5-8 p.m.

Seeking a tutor early in the semester is recommended so you can establish a regular meeting schedule, develop your skills, and receive the cumulative and beneficial effects that result from ongoing sessions.

Research Assistance

The library provides assistance in searching for articles, books, and other scholarly information for your research papers and projects. Visit the library to learn more.

Academic Coaching

kirsten-g225Academic Success Coordinator Gina Kirsten can help you with any concerns you are facing in the classroom. You can arrange to meet with her to discuss any difficulties you are having that are causing you to be less successful than you want to be in your classes.

She can help with motivation, time management, study skills, communicating with your professors, setting up study groups, accessing tutors, reading comprehension, and writing papers. She can also provide you with other resources on campus and help you get the support you need.

Professors also may contacts Gina to help students they have identified as needing assistance. Her goal is to give you the skills and tools you need to do well in your classes.