UMW Learning Center


The Learning Center offers free peer tutoring services for Western students.  Students are welcome to stop by during scheduled tutor hours or call 683-7200 to make an appointment.  The Learning Center is located in the Lower Library Commons (LLC) 006.

Getting the Most Out of Your Tutoring Experience 

  • attend class and take notes
  • complete all assigned reading for class
  • visit the Learning Center as soon as you need help
  • bring textbooks, syllabi, tests, notes, papers, assignments, calculator, etc.
  • come prepared to do work

The Learning Center will: 

  • provide friendly, helpful tutoring services to you as soon as possible after you arrive
  • assist students who attend class
  • supplement what you learn in class
  • provide a comfortable place to study
  • provide equipment and resource materials as availalbe for use in the Learning Center

The Learning Center will not:

  • teach/reteach subject matter covered in class
  • offer tutoring in all subjects all the time
  • teach students course work taught in class
  • provide undivided attention, especially when the center is busy
  • determine the grade or accept responsiblity for the grade a student earns
  • assume responsibility for how well or how poorly a student applies the suggestions offered
  • guarantee the assignments done with tutor assistance will meet the requirements of the proessor