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Disability Services for Students

Grand Forks, ND

Tutoring at UND

The University of North Dakota offers a variety of tutoring opportunities; all but Private Tutoring are free to students.

Academic Departments may provide tutoring or help sessions. Ask your instructor or call the department to inquire.

American Indian Student Services, 315 Princeton Street (across from Hancock/Squires Residence Halls), offers drop-in tutoring during Fall and Spring semesters in math, science, accounting, foreign language, composition, engineering and more. During the Summer, drop-in tutoring is available in all levels of math, chemistry, general and chemical engineering, writing, computer use, Blackboard/UND course registration, assistance with general University forms, Internet research and study skills. Non-Native students are welcome. Call the Lab at 777-2321 for further information or check the website:

The Math Learning Center, Witmer Hall, rooms 310 and 312, offers individual and group tutoring six days a week during Fall, Spring and Summer Sessions for students at all levels. It is also a place for students to study, discuss math problems and use computers and software similar to those available in the Math Computer Lab. Check the web site:

Multicultural Student Services is located in the Era Bell Thompson Multicultural Center at 2800 University Avenue (across from the Student Union). The program provides academic, financial aid, personal and social support services to African American, Asian American and Hispanic American students. For more information go to: or call 777-4259.

Private tutoring may be possible, if the student can afford to pay the tutor or is working with an agency that might pay, such as Vocational Rehabilitation. Students are encouraged to talk to their disability specialist, if they are having trouble finding tutoring on campus. Academic departments and professors often have names of capable students who will tutor for an hourly fee.

SMARTHINKING is online tutoring available 24-7 to students enrolled in UND courses. Students work with “E-structors” in math through calculus II, writing (usually within a 24 hour turnaround), biology, general and organic chemistry, anatomy and physiology, physics, statistics, accounting, micro and macro-economics and Spanish.

To begin a session, log into your UND Blackboard course, click on the Services tab in the upper right hand corner of the screen. If you do not have a Blackboard site for your UND course, go to this link to create an account:

The Student Success Center, second floor of the Memorial Student Union, room 201 provides drop-in tutoring five days a week during Fall and Spring Semesters. Tutoring is available in a variety of subjects, including math, the sciences, foreign language, accounting, anatomy, psychology, statistics and economics. Check the web site: call 777-2117 for a complete list of courses and times. If tutoring is not offered in the subject you need, request it.

Student Support Services, third floor of McCannel Hall, is a federal program that provides a variety of support services, including tutoring and math instruction to students who meet eligibility criteria (educationally disadvantaged, low income, first-generation college students or students with disabilities). For more information, see: or call 777-3426.

TutorND is an online tutoring program sponsored by the N.D. State Library. Live tutors are available Sunday through Thursday, 6:00PM-10:00PM. Copies of the one to one tutoring sessions are archived so students can review the material covered, and students can select the tutor with whom they want to work. The Resource Library is available 24-7 and contains thousands of lessons, worksheets, study guides and videos to supplement homework, as well as test preparation booklets for the ACT, SAT, graduate school entrance exams, civil service tests and GED exams. Go to: and login with your ODIN Library Card.

The Writing Center, Merrifield Hall, room 12, provides assistance Monday – Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm and Sunday through Thursday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm during Fall, Spring and Summer Sessions. Writing Center consultants work with all aspects of writing papers, including getting started, organization, developing ideas, style, editing and proofreading, and documentation and citation. They offer positive, constructive feedback on writing in many subjects and in various draft stages. Appointments are strongly advised any time, but absolutely necessary during busy times. Use the Online Scheduler to make an appointment at:

Disability Services for Students
Room 190 McCannel Hall
2891 2nd Avenue North, Stop 9040
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9040
Telephone (701)777- 3425 Voice/TDD
Fax (701) 777 4170