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Gainesville Campus Services

The Gainesville campus offers tutoring services in Accounting, Math, Physics, Chemistry, English, English as a Second Language, and Foreign Languages. Please select a tab below for more details.



The accounting tutor is located in the Martha T Nesbitt Academic Building on the second floor in the computer lab (room 2101) adjacent to the ACTII Writing Center.

The accounting tutor is available to help students by explaining the theory, principles, and different methods of accounting. Accounting homework can be checked for accuracy and further explanation of the problems being worked.

Hours of Operation

Fall/Spring Terms

Monday & Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Summer Term

Monday - Friday



Tutoring is available on a drop-in basis.

What Students Should Bring to a Tutoring Session:

  • calculator, pencil, textbook, and notes from instructor’s lectures
  • homework that has been attempted

What Students Should NOT Expect from a Tutoring Session:

  • to have one-on-one tutoring
  • to have homework completed by the tutor
  • help with an online test


Don't wait until the last minute for help. Instructors should be the first resource for help after missed classes. Students who want to succeed in accounting need to work the problems more than once.

Math Lab

Math LabThe math lab and the Learning Support math lab are located in J. Foster Watkins Academic Building, adjacent to the ACTT Center on the Gainesville Campus.

In the math labs, students can get help from professional and peer tutors with all levels of mathematics courses from developmental studies through calculus. Help is also available in statistics and in the mathematical content of physics and chemistry courses. In addition to tutoring,  alternative textbooks, computer programs, and practice worksheets are among the materials available.

Review Sessions

Visit the tutoring services workshop web page for information on courses, dates, times, and locations of review sessions

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (12:00 p.m. summer)
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Schedules for individual tutors vary and are posted next to the door of the math lab.


Math tutoring is available on a drop-in basis only.

What Students Should Bring to a Tutoring Session:

  • an already worked out problem
  • textbook and notes

What Students Should NOT Expect from a Tutoring Session:

  • to have one-on-one tutoring the whole time during the stay in the lab. Tutors will circulate around the lab and alternate between students.
  • to have homework done by tutors. Students will do their own work following a tutor’s example.
  • to have tutors teach material missed in class due to absences. Students should see their instructors during office hours


Do I need an appointment?
No, just drop in anytime we are open with math problems that you need help with.  Math Lab hours are 7:30-10:00 Mon-Thurs. and 7:30-3:00 on Fri.
How does the Math Lab work?
Just enter your 924 number and password on the Log in Computer, take a seat, and let one of our staff or student tutors know you need help.
When is the best time to come to the Math Lab to avoid crowds?
The Math Labs are usually less crowded before 10 am.
Can the math tutors just teach me the lessons that I missed when I was absent from my math class?

No, we recommend that you make an appointment with your math instructor to receive instructions on material you missed.

Can the math tutors help me learn to use my calculator?
Yes, this is one of the services the Math Labs provide.
Can the math tutors help with Web Assignments?
Yes, the tutors can help with solving and entering the answers in web assignments.
What subjects do the math tutors help with?
We have tutors for all math courses, computer science, accounting, chemistry and physics.
Physics/Chemistry Lab

The physics/chemistry lab offers drop-in tutoring for students in all introductory physics and chemistry courses. Professional and peer tutors are available for assistance. 


J. Foster Watkins Academic Building, inside the ACTT Center

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (12:00 p.m. summer)
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Writing Center

Writing CenterLocated inside the Martha T. Nesbitt building on the second floor, in room 2103, the Writing Center assists students in any writing project they might have, whether it is an English paper, a research paper for sociology, or something the writer is working on outside of classes. When students come to the center one of the professional or peer tutors will answer questions the students have about writing, English grammar, MLA, or formatting, and guide students in improving their writing. The goal is the student writer becoming independent, insightful, and knowledgeable about the possibilities in writing, not just the immediate text, although certainly the immediate text is important.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (12:00 p.m. summer)

For more information call 678-717-3881 or visit the Writing Center's website.


Appointments are not required, but are strongly recommended. Students can schedule appointments by visiting WCOnline, registering an account, and scheduling an appointment. Visit the Writing Center's website for detailed directions or see the receptionist in the Writing Center.

What Students Should Bring to a Tutoring Session:

  • a hardcopy of the project or essay
  • a pen or pencil
  • relevant materials, such as the assignment guidelines, research materials, or the textbook
  • comments or directions from the instructor
  • specific questions or goals

What Students Should NOT Expect from a Tutoring Session:

  • To drop off assignments for proofreading. The student must be present.
  • To have the tutor make the corrections. The student will make the corrections.
  • To get an “A” on an assignment. The Writing Center cannot promise an “A”.
  • To wait until the last minute to get help. The student should come in two or three or more days before the assignment is due, so that the student can thoughtfully revise the assignment. 


Does the Writing Center just help with students writing essays for English courses?

No. The Writing Center assists students, faculty, and staff with any composition or research assignments, personal writings, resume writing, and speech and communications outline development.

Will a tutor edit my paper for me?

No. The tutors in the Writing Center assist students in becoming independent writers. They guide students through the writing process using conversation in order to develop the students’ confidence in their own writing abilities.

Do I need an appointment to receive help with my writing?

No. The Writing Center allows for walk-ins, but strongly encourages writers to make appointments using

What do I need to bring to a tutoring session?

We encourage students to bring the writing prompt or assignment, any materials (i.e. books, hand-outs, research findings) that are required for the assignment, any prior feedback from the instructor, and any rough drafts that have already been composed.

How long does a tutoring session last?

Our session blocks are for 30 minutes, although students sometimes have specific questions that take less time. Students are encouraged to visit the Writing Center at least two days prior to the due date of an assignment and repeat visits are strongly encouraged to ensure the full development of the writing process.

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