REACH - University of Louisville

Math Tutoring

The Math Resource Center (MRC) offers drop-in tutoring for most 100- and 200- level Mathematics courses in an environment conducive to study both individually and in small groups.

The tutors staffing the MRC are able to assist students by helping with homework questions, practice problems, and exam analysis. Come by and learn how to reduce math anxiety and improve your math study skills! Just bring your math homework and study with us.

For more information, view the MRC/VMC flyer.

Students: Don't forget to bring your student ID, or have your ID # memorized, to sign in.

The MRC is open Monday - Thursday from 9:00am - 7:00pm and from 9:00am - 2:00pm on Friday.

We are located in Strickler Hall room 226. Drop by anytime! We can help! Our assistance includes:

  • Drop-in academic support for GEN 103/104, MATH 055, 065, 111, 112, 105, 107, 180, 190, 205 & 206 & ENGR 101,102& 190
  • A mini-computer lab for MathCDs, MyMathLab, MATH XL, Maple, and Internet

Assistance through the Virtual Math Center (VMC) is also available. To access the VMC, go to http:/blackboard.louisville.edu and log in using your ULink userID and password. Under "My Organizations" click on "Virtual Math Center." Once the Virtual Math Center opens, you may navigate the site using the buttons on the left. Online academic support includes:

  • GEN 104, MATH 111, 112, 107, 180, 190, 205, 206 & ENGR 101, 102, 190
  • Study skills and extra practice
  • Tutors available nights and weekends.
  • Check the Blackboard site for the tutoring schedule

Speed Calculus Preview Program - Summer 2015

The Calculus Preview Program is a four-week, intensive review program for intermediate algebra and advanced algebra skills. The program requires on site or online instructor-led review sessions. These review sessions offer fast-paced instruction in a self-paced format. In addition, online computer sessions provide practice, supplemental instruction, and skills tests for each week of the program. Students must work to task completing weekly assignments and tests for successful completion of the program. If a student successfully completes the program, he or she will be better prepared to handle the rigorous first few weeks of her/his first SPEED engineering course. Find out more about the program.



ENGR190 Summer Option 2015

The Department of Engineering Fundamentals has partnered with REACH to create a summer program for incoming Engineering freshmen called ENGR-190 Summer Option. ENGR-190 Summer Option is a four-week, intensive review program designed to give students a solid background in algebra, trigonometry, analytic geometry, and an introduction to differential calculus. The program offers fast-paced instruction in a self-paced format that requires on-site or online daily/weekly participation. An online computer software program provides an electronic textbook, practice problems, learning aids, and exams. Students must work to task completing weekly assignments and exams for successful completion of the program. All students who successfully complete the program will advance from Introductory Calculus (ENGR 190) into Engineering Analysis I (ENGR 101). Testing into ENGR 101 will allow a student to stay on track with the normal SPEED School plan of study. Find out more about the program.

Virtual Math Center

The onsite Virtual Math Center (VMC) offers GEN 104 classes and drop-in tutoring for GEN 104 in an environment conducive to study both individually and in small groups. The VMC is located in Strickler Hall 3rd floor, room 331.

Drop in academic support for MathXL is available for GEN 104 on Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Students in GEN 104, Math 107, 111, 112, 180, 190, 205, 206 and ENGR 190, 101, 102 can use the Virtual Math Center (VMC) for online tutoring. The VMC is available through your Blackboard account if you are registered in any of these courses.

VMC Online Tutoring Request Form

Resources

  • Mini-computer lab - Ten computers are available with a broad array of math applications such as MyMathLab, and MathXL in the MRC.
  • Textbooks and Course Packs - With your student id, you may check out the required textbook/course pack for your math course. Books and binders cannot be taken out of the Math Center.
  • Solutions Manuals - With your student id, you may check out the solution manual for your math textbook. Manuals cannot be taken out of the Math Center.
  • Course Syllabi - The syllabus for your math course as well as the syllabi from previous courses are available online in the Virtual Math Center.
  • Trained tutors

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Hours & Location

Math Resource Center Strickler Hall 226 East
Phone: 852-7434

Fall & Spring
Mon. - Thur. 9:00am - 7:00pm
Fri. 9:00am - 2:00pm

Summer
Mon. - Thur. 10:00am - 5:00pm

Tutoring in the Math Resource Center

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