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Tutoring

Professional Tutoring

Professional Tutoring services will still be available via email for any Iowa Lakes students over the extended break.  

Our professional tutor, Megan Garms, will be available by email: mgarms@iowalakes.edu. Please email her to request a time to meet over the phone or with Zoom if you are in need of assistance with your math or science course.  

In your email, please include which course(s) you are requesting assistance for and a brief description of the topic(s) you are struggling with.  

Megan is available Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 8:30-4:00 pm and Wednesday 9:00-4:00 pm.

This service is free of charge for all Iowa Lakes students.  Thank you!

Peer Tutoring

Peer tutoring for a variety of classes is available by request.  Please contact Molly Struve (mstruve@iowalakes.edu) or Laurie Schmidt (lschmidt@iowalakes.edu) to request this service.  When emailing, please include which subject you need assistance with and who your instructor is.

The Advising/Success Center staff is also available to assist you with course questions and advising and registration needs.  Please reach out to a staff member with any questions (https://www.iowalakes.edu/student-services/success-advising-center/instructors). 

Smarthinking Tutoring

Students will access the Smarthinking Online tutoring through Canvas. Every Canvas shell has a “Smarthinking” tab located in the left hand course navigation for students to click on.

With Smarthinking  students can:

  • Access a Drop-In session and interact with a live tutor.
  • Schedule a Personal Session with an tutor.
  • Submit your Writing for any class to our Writing Center.
  • Submit an Offline Question and receive a reply from a tutor.
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