Academic Support Programs

Physics

We can help with the following subjects and courses:

Drop-in tutoring is offered during CLUE operating hours, 7-11 p.m., Sunday-Thursday. It is a one-on-one tutoring session between you and a tutor. You are expected to bring your own questions and our tutors can help answer them. These sessions are typically 15-20 minutes long. 

Scheduled appointments can be arranged through our website. Students can select available times for them and the tutor outside of CLUE hours. These sessions are typically 30 mins long, and function similarly as drop-in sessions.

Exam reviews are for 11X/12X exam at least two days before the exam takes place. These are led by one or two of our physics tutors and they generally last 90 minutes.

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In-person Drop-in Tutoring

We will not have in person tutoring for the first month of the quarter. We plan to resume in person tutoring on February 7th, 2022. Check out our virtual queue instead!

Bring your Husky card to Mary Gates Hall Commons to check in at the front desk. Husky card access is needed to get into the building. 

Thank you for your patience with our staff as we operate in multiple modalities to support all students! Wait times may be longer than before but we will do our best to meet with all students. 

As per UW policy, all students and CLUE staff will be required to wear masks while in Mary Gates Hall. If the wait time is long, we have virtual tutors available to help as well!

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Virtual Drop-in Tutoring

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Available for Writing, Physics, and Math. 

We are still finalizing our schedule so we will be adding additional subjects for scheduled appointments soon.

You are welcome to schedule appointments in advance but we ask that you only make 2 appointments per day, per subject. Once you make an appointment through Microsoft Bookings, you will receive an email confirmation with the appropriate Zoom links to meet with your tutor.

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Discussion Sessions & Exam Reviews

Discussion sessions and exam reviews are open! Click here to see the calendar of CLUE events. To attend these sessions, go to the calendar, click on the event you want to attend, join the event, and a zoom link will be provided to you.

If the event says "This event is currently closed", that simply means we haven't opened the zoom room yet, so check back closer to the start time of the event! We will open events 15-30 minutes prior to the start time.

These include courses outside of our main subject areas. Check to see if your course is listed! More will be added throughout the quarter.

Frequently Asked Questions

We try to equip our students with general problem-solving skills that are transferable to classes beyond physics. There is obviously an emphasis on physics coursework, but many of our approaches to physics underpin a broad range of problems in STEM.

You can expect tutors to ask leading questions, give constructive feedback, and foster independent learning & growth mindsets.

Make sure to bring your questions ready to be asked, a functional calculator, and a distraction free state of mind!

On busy nights, we try to keep our sessions under half an hour, but if there aren’t many students in the queue, we tend to spend more time for each student.

Simple! Just get back into the physics queue before 10:45 p.m. (or earlier if the questions on hand are formidable) and someone should be able to see you.

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