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Academic Resources

Center Services Hours                      
Pirate Tutoring Center

Individualized study skills consultations during the weekdays and peer tutoring Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday evenings from 6:30-9:00 pm in Joyner Library. Referral center for all tutoring subjects. Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Joyner Library
Academic Advising and Support

The center provides major exploration and academic support for students in academic difficulty. Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
2500 Old Cafeteria
Department of Accounting

Shelly Spear
Beta Alpha Psi offers free tutoring
5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Bate 3006
School of Art and Design

Maria Modlin
252.328.2601 (lab)

Kelly Adams
Mac Lab (J-1302) is open and available to students.
Usually Monday – Friday; 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Hours vary.
The School of Art Media Center is open and available to students.  Study carrousels are available for studying art history slides.
8:00am until 5:00pm
Department of Biology

Dr. Heather Vance Chalcraft
340 Science & Tech
Tutoring sessions for all core courses (Biol 1050, 1100, & 1200) are available.
Monday – Thursday
Late afternoon
Early evening
Department of Chemistry

Chemistry Main Office
300 Science & Tech
The Chemistry Department Learning Center provides tutoring services. The courses covered in the tutoring services include CHEM 0150, 1020, 1120, 1130, 1150, and 1160. The Center also provides computers installed with chemistry software for students to use. Science & Technology 343

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Betty Smith
Dir. of Clinical Operations
The ECU Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic offers speech, language and hearing evaluations, interventions services, voice disorders, adult LD, stuttering, accent reduction, & other communication impairments. Hearing aid fitting & repairs, speech & hearing screenings can also be arranged. Some services are free to students.
Appointment only
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Department of Computer Science

Dr. John Placer
Tutorial services are available for departmental majors.
Days/times posted in
Austin 208
Department of Economics

Kim Moore
Brewster A-427
Tutoring is available for students in ECON 2113 and ECON 2133 by graduate students and advanced undergraduates.  Tutors set their own hours and rates.
Department of English

Brandi Hasty
Tutorial services are offered for students enrolled in English 1100 and 1200 in the First-Year Writing Studio. Studio consultants also offer workshops on a variety of writing topics in the first-year writing classroom as well as individual workshop sessions.  Writing guides for student use are available on and the Studio offers a library of style manuals, handbooks, textbooks, and writing guides which any student may use in-house. 
Joyner Library
Department of Finance

Kathy Pruitt
Tutoring is available for students in FINA 3004 & FINA 3724.
Bate 3420 Hours vary.
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Jason Walker
Tutoring is offered in French, German, Latin, and Spanish.
Foreign Language Resource Center
Bate 2009
College of Health and Human Performance Computer Lab

Chuck Baldwin
The College maintains a computer lab with PCs and MACs for general student in Minges 82. A Writing Center satellite, open 10 hours per week (hours vary each semester), is located in Minges, Room 146. Monday-Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Minges 82 & 146
Department of History

252.328.6094 or
History Lab
The History Department operates a History Lab. Days/hours vary
Brewster D-201
Department of Mathematics

Math Dept.
Gwen Hardin 
Tutoring is available for students in MATH 0001, 0045, 1050, 1065, 1066, 1074,  2228, 2283, 1083, 1085, 2119, 2121, and 2122 in Austin 110.

Tutoring is available for students in MATH 2171, MATH 2172, & MATH 2173 in Austin 223. 
Days/times vary
Austin 110 & 223
School of Music

Michael LaRoche
252-328-1259 or  
The School of Music offers a Midi-Lab. The lab is staffed by graduate teaching assistants and offers Midi-keyboards, Macintosh computers with CD/DVD burning capabilities, a scanner, a projector, a laser printer, and an interactive class piano system. Up-to-date software for music composition/theory/ear training as well as other digital music needs are provided.
Monday –Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fletcher 269 & Fletcher 300
Department of Physics
Call 252-328-6739
for a list of tutors.
Free group/personal tutoring for students enrolled in physics courses is offered C-209 Howell Science Complex
Pre-Professional Advising

The mission of the Center for Pre-Professional Advising of Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine and Law is to assist students in achieving academic success beyond the undergraduate level by providing students with the opportunity for major exploration, academic resources, and strategies for achieving academic goals. This is accomplished through special programs and events, workshops, and individual appointments. Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00pm
2535 Old Cafeteria