Penn State Harrisburg

Tutoring Options


Academic Skills Coach

The Academic Skills Coach assists students in developing effective study habits, improving time management, and clarifying learning strategies. She will assist you in accomplishing your academic goals by providing structure, support, and feedback. Examples of sessions include time management, learning styles, the study cycle, note-taking systems, textbook-reading strategies, and test-taking strategies*.

Course-Specific Tutoring

Look for the range of courses (business, languages,math, statistics, science, for example) that are supported on the schedules at If you have other requests, email We will try to find a tutor for you, but can’t guarantee it!


Writing tutors are available for both undergraduate and graduate students. Tutors with expertise in assisting with English literacy for multilingual international students are available.

Interactive online tutoring for writing is available. As you schedule a writing appointment at, indicate that you wish to meet online in the drop-down menu. 


The Learning Center, in collaboration with the Office of Teacher Education, supports Penn State Harrisburg students in their preparation for the PAPA (Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment) and PECT (Pennsylvania Educator Certification Tests). Education majors should  email for individualized help in PAPA or PECT preparation.

Visit for study guides and registration information.

[*] Not available during summer semesters