Frequently Asked Questions

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The ULC offers the following services, free of charge, to currently enrolled university students:

  • Peer Tutoring for the following subjects: 
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Accounting
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Computer Programming
  • Supplemental Instruction
  • Supervised Study Groups
  • Computer Resources 
  • Academic Workshops 

The ULC operates on a first-come, first-served system, so no need to schedule an appointment.  However, you can check in online through our TAMIU Net Check-In app to save your spot while you arrive at the ULC.

Our TAMIU Net Check In app allows you to check in to our waitlist from wherever you are, whether it's Starbucks, class, or home, you can check-in to save your spot for tutoring. Please note that you must arrive at the ULC within 15 minutes of checking in or your reservation will be removed from our queue. 

Follow these four steps to check in through our app:

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Step 1
Select the Check In Icon
Step 2
Enter Personal Information & Press Continue Check In
Step 3
Select your class from our Available Subjects* & Press Finish Check-In
Step 4
On Confirmation Page Click Done & Head Over to the ULC! 
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*If you are unable to find your class in our Available Subjects, please check back periodically as classes become available based on tutor schedules. You can also call us at 956.326.2723 for more information. 

In order to foster independence and to provide our services to all students visiting the ULC, we currently limit tutoring sessions to one hour. You are welcome to come back throughout the day for additional tutoring!

Yes! We are open on Sundays from 1-5 p.m (see hours of operation below).
Please call us at (956)326-2723 for subject availability or check the TAMIU Net Check In app. 

 Fall and Spring Hours

  • Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 
  • Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Summer Hours

  • Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
*Please note that in response to COVID-19, the ULC is offering online services only. Tutoring sessions are done via Blackboard Collaborate. 

If you are enrolled in online classes at TAMIU, you are eligible for peer tutoring and group tutoring at the ULC. 

Currently, we offer Online Supplemental Instruction(SI) for selected courses. Your instructor will inform you if your online class offers SI sessions at the beginning of the semester and your SI Leader will be communicating through Blackboard regarding the online SI sessions.

Check back for more information regarding our online services.

In response to COVID-19, the ULC has limited computers available for use/printing.
Additional computer labs are located on the first floor of Cowart Hall. You can call OIT AV Media for more information at (956) 326-2017 or visit their website to learn their hours of operation.
We are located in Dr. Billy F. Cowart Hall (CWT) 205.
Contact us by phone at (956)326-2723 or send us an email at ulc@tamiu.edu

Fall Hours

  • Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (*Closed from 1:30-2 pm for disinfecting) 
  • Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
*Please note that in response to COVID-19, the ULC has modified hours. Please check Hours of Operation for most updated information. 

University Learning Center
Billy F. Cowart Hall 205

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