Texas Tech University

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

students at the LC

What is the Learning Center?

  • The Learning Center is a FREE tutoring service within the Support Operations for Academic Retention (SOAR) department.

Who can use the Learning Center?

  • Currently enrolled TTU students who pay the Student Services fee (all undergraduates).

Do I need to make an appointment?

  • No!  You just show up when the tutor you would like to work with is here!

How long do I have to stay?

  • The great thing about the tutoring is that it depends on how long you need us!  Whether you have 5 or 15 minutes...1 to 2 hours or more...our tutors are here for as long as you need them during their shifts.

How often can I utilize the Learning Center tutoring?

  • As often as you like (daily, weekly, monthly)! It is a resource available to you as a TTU student.    

Where are you located?

  • We are located in Drane, room 164.

When are you open?

  • The Learning Center is open Monday through Thursday from 8am-8pm and 8am-5pm on Fridays (during Fall and Spring semesters). We are also open Saturdays and Sundays (12pm-6pm) during the Fall and Spring semesters.  *During Summer Sessions, the LC is open 8am-5pm Monday through Friday*

What is online tutoring?

  • Online tutoring is a way that students can access some help outside of our normal operating hours.  It is held ONLY Monday through Thursday from 7:30-10pm. Subjects vary each semester and are designated in the tutoring schedule. There is no online tutoring during Summer Sessions (I, II).

How can I access online tutoring?

  • On the main page or here.  Online tutoring is ONLY offered during the Fall and Spring terms (Monday through Thursday, from 7:30pm-10pm).

Where can I find the tutoring schedule?

How can I contact the Learning Center?

  • You can always call (806) 742-3664 or email Patrick Bohn, Director.

The Learning Center