2023-2024 Course Catalog

Tutoring/Writing Center

Many resources are available through the Tutoring and Writing Center. Information is available by contacting tutoringcenter@normandale.edu or visiting https://www.normandale.edu/current-students/tutoring-and-support/tutoring-center/index.html.

Peer Tutoring

The Tutoring Center offers all Normandale students free tutoring provided by faculty, staff, volunteers and peers in core academic courses. Students can schedule a 1:1 session at https://www.normandale.edu/current-students/tutoring-and-support/tutoring-center/tutoring-center.html.

Writing Center

The Writing Center offers students peer tutoring on writing assignments for Normandale classes as well as on scholarship and application essays. Tutors emphasize clarity and organization of main ideas, effective style and recognition of standard punctuation and grammar practices. Proofreading is not offered. More information and appointment scheduling are available at https://www.normandale.edu/current-students/tutoring-and-support/tutoring-center/writing-center.html.

ESL Tutors

Professional tutors assist ESL students with writing and reading assignments in EAP, pre-college and college-level classes. Tutors focus on the elements of an academic essay, recognizing patterns of error, and understanding the rules of English grammar, punctuation, and mechanics; tutors also offer reading comprehension and study strategy assistance. Students can schedule an appointment at https://www.normandale.edu/current-students/tutoring-and-support/tutoring-center/tutoring-center.html.

Peer-Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)

For select Normandale courses, trained PASS tutors offer review sessions that are regularly scheduled, out of class, voluntary, and are open to all students enrolled in the course. Students can find session leaders and times at https://www.normandale.edu/current-students/tutoring-and-support/tutoring-center/peer-assisted-study-sessions/index.html.

Online Tutoring Through Tutor.com

Normandale students receive up to 15 hours of free online tutoring per year through tutor.com. Students can access this resource by logging in to Desire2Learn, clicking on resources and then navigating down to tutor.com. Tutoring in many subjects is available 24/7.