TRIO Tutoring

Current TRIO students are eligible and have access to the following tutoring resources:

  • TRIO Tutoring - one-on-one tutoring for two hours per week per subject (no more than one hour per day)
  • eTutoring through BE Learning Center

TRIO Tutoring

Fall Quarter 2021 Tutoring Schedule

Tutor Subjects Hours
Andy Math & Computer Science Tuesday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (online)
Robin Spanish, Math (no Stats), English, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (online)
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (in-person)
Irina BIOL 241, 242, A&P, Nutrition CHEM 121 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. (online)
Zach English, Math, Statistics, Business, Accounting, Economics, Psychology/Neuroscience Tuesday & Thursday: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. (online)
Joe Math, Physics, English, Statistics, Logic & Philosophy Monday: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (online)
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (in-person)

Scheduling Appointments

You can make an appointment with a TRIO Tutor via Starfish. 

  • First, log in to Starfish using your MySeattleColleges ID: Starfish Log-in
  • After you have logged in, copy and paste this link into your browser:
  • Next, look underneath the tutor’s name and find the subject you would like study.
  • Click on the tutor’s name.
  • Click Schedule Appointment.

Here’s a short (2 minutes) video walkthrough for scheduling in Starfish.


Through the BE Learning Center, students have access to eTutoring. For more information, please visit the e-tutoring page.

eTutoring hours: 5 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. (closed on Holidays and between Quarters)

Should I work with a tutor?

Here are some reasons why you might want to seek tutoring:

  • Tutoring can enrich your understanding of the course material.
  • Tutoring can help you apply better study methods.
  • Tutoring can help you manage your time more effectively.
  • Tutoring can assist you in focusing in on what is important.
  • Tutoring can help you earn better grades!

What tutors can do:

  • Review and explain assignments.
  • Help you understand what the instructor expects.
  • Clarify information presented by the instructor in class.
  • Help you understand the textbook and utilize the information it contains.
  • Provide you with additional examples and practice problems to reinforce concepts.

What tutors cannot do:

  • Teach you material that you have not read or heard in class.
  • Write speeches or term papers.
  • Do your homework for you.

Remember: Tutoring is not a substitute for class attendance.

(Credit: San Bernadino Valley College)