Academic Support

While science and mathematics students take some of the most challenging
courses at Northeastern, there’s plenty of support available to help you succeed.

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COS Tutoring Center

The COS Tutoring Program offers drop-in academic support for certain courses within the College. The Center is staffed by undergraduate students who’ve taken these courses previously and hold drop-in tutoring hours to assist students with challenging course content.

We are located in the Advising Center in 416 Richards Hall and open Monday–Thursday from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m.

A detailed schedule of tutoring hours can be found here (with a NU login).

For more information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Peer Tutoring and Review Sessions

Northeastern’s Peer Tutoring Program offers FREE peer tutoring services to undergraduate students actively enrolled in courses. Students can book one-on-one or small group tutoring appointments via the Student Hub found under the Resources tab in the “Academics, Classes, and Registration” section by clicking on “Peer Tutoring.”

We also encourage students who need additional support to contact the Peer Tutoring Program during business hours, Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Chem Central offers walk-in tutoring services by graduate students for assistance in Chemistry. TA walk-in hours are posted at EXP 301.


Physics Workshop is a free tutorial service that is conducted by physics graduate students, according to a posted schedule. Its purpose is to help you with any physics problems you may have, for instance your homework, the lectures, a lab you are preparing for, etc.

Additional tutoring may be offered by individual departments; check in with your department’s main office for more information.

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Writing Center

Writing Center Tutors are experienced graduate students and teachers who will work with students on any aspect of the writing process including conceptualizing, planning, research, organization, drafting, revising and editing.



Student Portals

The Student Support Portal includes the latest advising, co-op, and departmental policy updates, as well as documentation and guidance. Stay tuned for additional departmental updates.

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