Tutoring and Learning Center

Welcome to the Pacific University Tutoring and Learning Center, or TLC. We are located in Scott Hall, Room 100B4. We offer student-to-student tutoring for undergraduates in the College of Arts & Sciences. Student tutors are screened and approved by faculty members in their areas of expertise and are available on a drop-in basis.

ATTENTION: The Tutoring and Learning Center is now located inside the Center for Languages and International Collaboration also known as the (CLIC). Please enter Scott Hall 100 to find the TLC in the back corner of the CLIC. The center now features a high-tech, multi-functional space, a computer lab, a theater, and an individual study room for student use, as well as lots of comfortable chairs and tables inside and outside the center for your enjoyment.


Tutors are available in:

  • Chemistry (CHEM-220, 230, 300)
  • Mathematics (MATH-122, 226, 227, 228, 240)
  • Physics (PHY-202, 204, 232, 242)
  • Statistics (Math 207)
  • Writing (help with classroom writing assignments and IRB research projects)
  • Foreign Language (FREN-101/102, CHIN-101/102, GER-101/102, JAPN-101/102, SPAN-101/102)
  • Digital Media (help with classroom media projects)
  • Economics (ECON-101, 102)

*Depending on the night, some tutors are able to assist in other courses not listed. Please check with the director or the evening tutor to see if there are tutors available in a course not found on the chart above.

Faculty members are welcome to advertise tutoring opportunities available in their respective departments on the TLC website. Please feel free to contact the director with updated information for students.

Are you struggling academically and in need of an academic coach? If so, please contact the Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences, Steve Smith, at smithsr@pacificu.edu to arrange an appointment.


Tutors are available Sunday through Thursday evenings from 7 pm to 10 p.m.

Afternoon tutoring is available in the Fall semester only. Afternoon tutoring will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.

The TLC is closed all day on Fridays and Saturdays.

Walk-in tutoring is preferred.

***Holiday Hours- The TLC will be closed the day before Thanksgiving Break on Tuesday, Nov. 24th and will reopen Monday, Nov. 30th. For Christmas, the TLC will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 16th and will reopen Monday, February 8, 2016 at 7 pm. The TLC is closed during Winter Break.


Yashica Island | Director
Scott Hall, 127 | 503-352-2715 | yisland@pacificu.edu