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Drop-in FAQ

LCLC peer tutor working with a student

What can I work on in a drop-in session?

Tutors can work with you to review questions you have about homework, and to help you prepare/review for written and oral exams and presentations.

What can tutors NOT work on with me?

Tutors can’t help with writing projects.┬áTutors can’t correct your homework or anything you turn in for a grade. Contact your own instructor or visit the Writing Center for help with writing projects.

If I’m in a 100-level class, can I go to peer tutoring to practice my speaking skills?

Absolutely! You can practice for a presentation or oral exam, or chat to practice current vocabulary.

I am not a 100-level student. Can I use peer tutoring?

Peer tutoring is only for 101, 102, 103, 104 level students in Spanish, French, German, and Italian. Try other tutoring at UIC.

Is tutoring online or in-person?

Tutoring is both online and in-person! Please see the tutoring schedule to find a session for your language!

How long do peer tutoring session last?

Sessions are 30 minutes maximum.

Do I need to sign-up for a tutoring session?

No. All tutoring hours are drop-in. To drop in to tutoring, click on the desired tutoring time slot on the calendar.

How do I become a peer tutor myself?

If you have completed or tested out of 104 in Spanish, French, Italian, or German, you are eligible to apply! See the Become a Peer Tutor page for full requirements and to access the application.

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