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Limited tutoring services are free and available to students who seek assistance in learning material for their courses. The tutors are upper-class students who have been recommended by faculty as experts in specific subject matter.

Peer tutors are available in a variety of courses during study sessions and by appointment. Peer tutoring focuses on helping students develop the problem-solving and analytical skills needed to understand, synthesize or apply complex material.

The Tutor List will change from semester to semester. To schedule time with a tutor, you may raise a flag in Starfish.

Supplemental Instruction


Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an academic assistance program that utilizes peer-assisted study sessions. SI sessions are regularly-scheduled, informal review sessions in which students compare notes, discuss readings, develop organizational tools and predict test items. Students learn how to integrate course content and study skills while working together. The sessions are facilitated by "SI leaders" - students who have previously done well in the course and who attend all class lectures, take notes and act as model students.


SI is a free service offered to all students in a targeted course. SI is a non-remedial approach to learning as the program targets high-risk courses rather than high-risk students. SI is a voluntary program and all students are encouraged to attend the sessions. Students with varying levels of academic preparedness and diverse ethnicity participate. There is no remedial stigma attached to SI since the program targets high-risk courses, helping everyone involved.

Online Tutoring

Beginning July 1, 2023, Net Tutor will be Mayville State's Online Tutoring Platform.  Please find instructions here. 


For Students

Once you go into blackboard to work on Net Tutor.  You will then be directed to this page.  You can then click on Tutoring Center (for an assortment of Academic Areas) or Writing Center for what you need.

Tutoring Center:  You will find an assortment of tutoring services that you can access.  Choose the one that you will need help on with the course/s you are working on.

Tutoring Writing Center:  You will find that they will ask you to explain what you would like them to review and will need to be specific on if it is in MLA or APA format.  If you are handing in a paper for corrections please allow 24 hour turnaround time.  They may be quicker, but the guarantee is 24 hours.

Making an Appointment:  You will also see that you can connect with a tutor by scheduling an appointment.  With this there will be guidelines that if you miss the appointment or do not cancel it before the 24 designated time, you will lose access to Net Tutor.  To gain access back you will need to contact

All students will have unlimited access time to tutoring through Net Tutor.  If you have questions or concerns, you may reach out to for help.

Online tutoring is also available via Zoom and other means with campus academic tutors. There are several ways tutors and students can connect online:

  • Zoom or Microsoft Teams
  • Email is easy. Just click on the tutor's name to get a direct link to their email.

Study Skills

Links to Homework Help

Time Management Form

20 Suggestions for Better Time Management

Cornell Note Taking

Documentation Styles

Proofreading Guidelines

Secrets of a Straight "A" Student

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