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Tutoring Services

Point Park Tutoring Services provides professional and peer tutors for students who seek assistance in their coursework. We offer both online and on-ground assistance. In addition, students may receive guidance with effective study strategies, such as organization, time management, note-taking techniques, and exam preparation. Students can access Point Park’s tutor-scheduling software through This system will allow students to schedule one-on-one tutoring appointments and to upload documents for review.

Tutoring Services makes a reasonable effort to meet the tutoring needs of students in a wide variety of courses.  However, we may not be able to honor every request due to limited tutor availability or inability to locate a qualified tutor.

Contact Information
Phone 412-392-8132
Email / General Inquiries
Email / Director for Tutoring Services Michael Elko,
Location 5th Floor West Penn Building
Website Tutoring Services

Tutoring Center and Writing Center

Students can receive one-on-one assistance and/or submit assignments for review at

The Tutoring Center is located in West Penn 517.
Tutors at the Tutoring Center provide students with assistance for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses as well as other subject areas. To see what courses we cover during a semester, click the “Limit to:” drop-down menu when you are in the scheduling page for the Tutoring Center.

The Writing Center is located in West Penn 519.
Consultants at the Writing Center provide support across the curriculum with writing assignments at any stage of the writing process. Writing consultants can assist students with the following:

  • Understanding the assignment handout
  • Getting started, brainstorming and prewriting
  • Writing a thesis statement
  • Organization strategies
  • Grammar, usage and style-skill development
  • Proofreading strategies
  • Correctly documenting sources
  • Understanding and responding to instructor feedback

Online Writing Submissions When You Do Not Need to Meet with a Writing Consultant

Students also can submit assignments/papers for review to our online service without having to meet with a writing consultant by following these steps:

  1. Log in to PointWeb.
  2. Click on the Students tab at the top.
  3. Click on the University Advising Center folder.
  4. Click on Tutor Services dropdown.
  5. Select Writing Center Request.
  6. Complete the form.
  7. Attach your document(s).
  8. Click Submit.

You will receive feedback within two business days of your online writing submission.