Academic Support Programs


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

In-person tutoring will return Fall quarter 2022.


As per UW policy, wearing a well-fitted high-quality mask is highly encouraged while in Mary Gates Hall.


Virtual Drop-in Tutoring

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Discussion Sessions & Exam Reviews

Discussion sessions and exam reviews will return Fall quarter 2022. 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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