Tutoring and Academic Support

If you are looking for help with your classes, here are some great resources:

The Academic Excellence Center provides an excellent work environment complete with study space, computers, and free tutoring services! It is also a gathering place for group projects and student organization meetings.

Eberly College of Science’s Chemistry Resource Room offers evening tutorial sessions for extra help with chemistry-related courses.

Eta Kappa Nu is the honor society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The purpose of Eta Kappa Nu is to encourage excellence in education for the benefit of the public. The Penn State chapter provides tutoring for many of the undergraduate courses in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Some of the classes where tutors are available:

  • CMPEN 270: Digital Design
  • EE 210: Circuits & Devices
  • EE 200: Design Tools
  • EE 310: Electronic Circuit Design I
  • EE 330: Engineering Electromagnetics
  • EE 340: Intro to Nanoelectronics
  • EE 350: Continuous-Time Linear Systems
  • CMPSC 131: Intro to Programming Techniques
  • CMPSC 132: Intermediate Programming
  • CMPSC 221: Object-Oriented Programming w/ Web-Based Applications

Throughout the year, the Multicultural Engineering Program contributes to the success of students through academic and career development programs and support.

Penn State Learning provides tutoring, guided study groups, and facilities for group projects and studying. Visit their website for details about their programs, tutors, and hours.

Penn State Tech Tutors offers face-to-face help with a course assignment that requires technology, including Access, Photoshop, Visio, Sites at Penn State, and more!

Students in various physics courses can receive assistance at the Physics Learning Resource Center.

Tau Beta Pi is the Engineering Honor Society and combines scholarship, community service, professional development, and social interaction.

The Women in Engineering Program facilitates academic success through actively promoting an equitable and productive environment in the College of Engineering.



The Engineering Advising Center (EAC) serves as the academic advising resource for students in pre-major status (ENGR) at University Park. Once students have been admitted to a College of Engineering major, they will be assigned to a faculty adviser in that major.

Engineering Advising Center

208 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-863-1033