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TRiO Tutoring

TRiO Tutoring


The TRiO student support services (SSS) program provides extensive tutoring for its participants.  Three main areas of focus include: 1) peer mentoring; 2) math and science; and 3) writing  Tutoring is offered in many of the Kent Core requirements through the Trio SSS program.  Below is a listing of the tutoring support available to students in the Trio SSS program.

If the course you are looking for is not listed please inquire at our offices in 207 MSC, or at (330) 672-3190.


Mathematics and Sciences

TRiO offers free tutoring for the following courses:

Pre Algebra MATH 00020 Basic Algebra I MATH 00021 Basic Algebra II MATH 00022
Basic Algebra III MATH 00023 Basic Algebra IV MATH 00024 Explorations in Modern Math MATH 11008
Modeling Algebra MATH 11009 Algebra for Calculus MATH 11010 Intuitive Calculus MATH 11012
Trigonometry MATH 11022 Algebra and Trigonometry MATH 12001 Calculus with Precalculus I MATH 12011
Calculus with Precalculus II MATH 12012 Analytic Geometry and Calculus MATH 12002 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II MATH 12003
Analytic Geometry and Calculus III MATH 22005 Basic Math Concepts I MATH 14001 Basic Math Concepts II MATH 14002
Elementary Probability & Statistics MATH 10041 Linear Algebra MATH 21001 Quantitative Methods in Psychology PSYC 21621
Fundamental of business Statistics M&IS 24056 Basic Probability and Statistics MATH 30011 Financial Accounting ACCT 23020
Managerial Accounting ACCT 23021 Intro to Formal Logic PHIL 21002 General College Physics I PHY 13001
General College Physics II PHY 13002 College Physics I PHY 13011 College Physics II PHY 13012
Gen University Physics I PHY 23101 Gen University Physics II PHY 23102

Writing and Humanities

The Writing and Humanities Center is for TRiO/SSS students to receive academic assistance in any writing intensive courses as well as some humanities courses such as Psychology, Sociology, History and Seven Ideas.  Upper level humanities and writing courses are available for tutoring if we have a qualified tutor for your course.  Please call the ASC (330)672-3190 to see if we have a tutor for your needs.

Tutor Credentials:

Our tutors are required to have an A or A- in the course they are tutoring, as well as a 3.0 minimum grade point average to ensure your tutor has demonstrated knowledge in the subject area.  Tutors a trained by our College and Reading Learning Association (CRLA) certified training course. Many of our tutors and peer mentors are also prior SSS students.

Peer Mentoring

The Academic Success Center's Peer Mentoring program is just one of our programs funded by a Federal TRiO Student Support Services grant. Peer Mentoring provides students with course related support combined with a personal, one-on-one mentoring relationship. Our Peer Mentors help to make students aware of the many resources (academic and social) that Kent State provides.


  • A Peer mentor to help navigate the high school to college transition process.
  • Improves grades by Increasing knowledge and understanding of subjects
  • Leads to better use of study time
  • Increases motivation to succeed
  • Teaches effective study/academic skills:
  1. Time management
  2. Note taking
  3. Test taking and Test Preparation
  4. Organization
  5. Goal Setting