Tutoring Services


Communications (Speech) Lab

Located in the Journalism Building, on the south stairwell by the main hallway.***The Journalism Building is not ADA compliant***

The lab is only open during Spring and Fall semesters.

The tutors are available by appointment only. Walk-ins are assisted if not busy, or are asked to schedule an appointment.

Math Tutoring Lab

Located in the Science Building, room 264

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am - 5pm; Tuesday & Thursday 9am - 8:30pm.

Offers tutoring in zero level math classes, Algebra, and some Trigonometry and Calculus.

The tutoring lab is a quiet place to work on your math homework where you can also go for help. Generally tutoring is available on a walk in basis. The tutors may choose to schedule an appointment for longer sessions.

Math Tutoring - Broken Arrow

BAED 138

Reading Center

Located in Seminary Hall, room 136. This is also a classroom. Please contact the tutors in the writing center about reading tutoring.

SmarThinking/ Online Tutoring

SmarThinking is an online program through NSU that offers tutoring assistance.  This assistance can be in real time, by appointment, or through submission for a variety of subjects. Smarthinking is a tutoring tool that is available when face to face is not possible, you are involved in distance learning, or the current tutoring options and times are not feasible. Use the link given and your NSU email to receive assistance Basic Math, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Writing, General Chemistry, Physics, Accounting, Statistics, Bi-lingual Math, Economics, Introduction to Human anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Spanish, Organic Chemistry, Introductory Finance, Math beyond Calculus 2, and Advanced Statistics.  There is also tutoring available in the following Nursing categories: Medical Surgery, Core Plans, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Assisting, Medical Terminology, Allied Health Anatomy and Physiology, and Allied Health Pharmacology.

The tutors are educators (they have an average of 9 years teaching or tutoring experience) and many of them are faculty members, graduate students, and retired educators.  Ninety percent have a doctorate or master’s degree, and they participate in a training program we provide.  Here is a link that tells more about the tutor profiles and certification.  http://smarthinking.com/explore/about-our-tutors/

SmarThinking is the premier provider of research based, research proven online tutoring to help increase student achievement, boost retention, and enhance learning. SmarThinking is committed to providing personalized learning solutions that improve success and retention for all students. Check out SmarThinking to get help now!


Writing Center

Located in Seminary Hall, room 135

Hours: Monday - Thursday 9am - 3pm; Friday 9am - noon.

Some of the tutors of the writing center can also help with history or political science.                  


Spanish tutoring is available in Seminary Hall Monday, Wednesday, and Friday only.  Email reynol04@nsuok.edu to schedule an appointment.

Writing Center - Broken Arrow

Monday -Thursday 11am - 7pm; Friday 2pm - 5pm
Located in BALB, room 226

Walk-ins welcome, but appointments are encouraged. To ensure that a tutor is available to assist you, please call the Writng Center to schedule in advance, 918-449-6060 or 918-449-6519.

Library Tutoring

Math-Lib 211-Monday 5pm-8pm; Wednesday 5pm-7pm; Sunday 5pm-10pm

*Writing-Tuesday 3pm-6pm; Wednesday 6pm-8pm; Thursday 3pm-8pm

*Ask at the library desk 1st floor, for this tutor

Biology Tutoring

SC 156
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3pm-4pm; Thursday 1pm-2pm

Library first floor (north entrance)
Sunday 6:30pm-8:30pm

Chemistry Tutoring

SC 156

Monday 12pm-3pm & 5pm-9pm; Tuesday 9am-12pm & 1pm-9pm;
Wednesday 12pm-3pm; Thursday 2pm-9pm; Friday 9am-10am & 12pm-3pm


PASS stands for Peer Assisted Study Sessions.  A student, usually upperclassman, will attend the lecture for one of the four courses and then lead the study sessions for that course.  The goal is to help students better understand the lectures and textbooks to help them be more successful in the course.  

General Physical Science/Physics

SC 156

Monday & Wednesday 1pm-2pm

Tuesday 9am-11am

Thursday 12pm-1pm & 4pm-5pm

Quantitative Methods

BT 127
Contact Jeanne Mallem at mallem@nsuok.edu for dates and times. 


Contact Houda Bellamne at bellamin@nsuok.edu for dates and times. 

ISDC Tutoring 

Located on the 2nd floor of the Library

Economics, Accounting, and Chemistry (Faculty Led) 

Tuesday 2-3:30 pm

Thursday 9-10:30 am

Writing, Comp I and II, and College of Education Portfolio (Faculty Led)

Wednesday 1-4 pm

Geography, Geology, Oceanography, Astronomy, Earth Science, and Biology (Faculty Led) 

Wednesday 9 am-12 pm

Biology, Chemistry, College Algebra, and Statistics (Faculty Led)

Tuesday 1-4 pm

Math- All Levels (Peer Tutor)

Monday & Wednesday 2-5 pm

Tuesday & Thursday 1-8 pm 

The Indigenous Scholar Development Center (ISDC) is an Indigenous learning community created to support academic success among Native American students.

Books in the library