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The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg returns to in-person instruction for the Fall 2021 semester. The campus remains closed to the public. Learn how Pitt-Greensburg is building a healthy and resilient community.

Learning Resources

Tutoring Information

The majority of tutoring for Fall 2021 will be in person. Peer tutors are trained, faculty-recommended, paid students. All tutoring is free. Tutoring depends upon availability of tutors and funds.

To check on a request, email Dr. Lou Ann Sears: los3@pitt.edu. Having a tutor is not a guarantee of success.

How to Request Weekly Peer Tutoring

  1. Fill out the Request for Tutoring.
  2. Be sure to X the box for peer tutoring.
  3. Your tutor will contact you through a Pathways (Navigate) notification.

How to Request Faculty (Professional) Math Tutoring

Mr. Trincia is available for help with math courses and STAT 1151: Intro to Probability. To request a weekly session, follow the procedure described above, but X the box for faculty tutor.

For drop-in, Mr. Trincia is available TTh from 12:30—3:30 PM and W from 12:45—3:45 PM in the Learning Resources Center (Millstein 250).

How to Request Faculty (Professional) Composition/Writing Tutoring

Mr. Hitt is available for help with composition courses and writing. To request a weekly session, follow the procedure described above, but X the box for faculty tutor.

For asynchronous writing help, please submit your papers to the Online Writing Center.


The Learning Resources Center, located in the Millstein Library Building (ML 250), is the home of the Writing Center, Study-Skills Center, Disability Resources Center, and Tutoring Center.

The Center

Provides disability resources for registered students.

Writing Center/Drop-in Writing Help

In-person writing help is back for Fall 2021, and it will begin on Monday, September 13. Tutors will be at the drop-in desk in the Learning Resources Center (Millstein 250).

The peer drop-in is available during the following days and times (please see the drop-in flyer for more details):

  • Monday: 10am to 1pm
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 10am to 12pm, 3pm to 5pm
  • Wednesday & Friday: 10am to 12pm

Online Writing Center

The Learning Resources Center is offering online paper feedback from Dr. Sears and Mr. Hitt. This resource is free to all Pitt-Greensburg students, but in order to use the Online Writing Center, you must have a Gmail account.

Submit your essay to the Online Writing Center >>

All sections of the above form must be completed before you may submit your essay, and as noted on the form, any vague responses may prevent you from receiving feedback. The average turnaround time for papers is 48-72 hours; however, excessive submissions may push that back. If it will take longer for us to get your paper back to you, you will receive an e-mail with an updated timeframe.

Study Strategies

Pamphlets and handouts are available in the rack outside ML 250. One-on-one help is also available.

Disability Guidelines

Please refer to Disability Resources.

Study Help

To request Dr. Sears’s help with studying, please e-mail her at los3@pitt.edu. To request Mr. Hitt’s help with studying, please e-mail him at djh89@pitt.edu.

All help is free and will take place over Zoom.

Disability Services

For help with Disability Services, please e-mail Dr. Sears and/or visit the Disability Services page.