About GUTS

The Greater University Tutoring Service (GUTS) is a Registered Student Organization (RSO) supported by non-allocable segregated fees and dedicated to connecting UW students with volunteer tutors for assistance with academic courses, study skills, conversational English, and intercultural exchange. We provide free tutoring and mentoring to hundreds of students and university affiliates each semester!


  • FREE Tutoring in Academic Courses!

    GUTS offers free tutoring in several academic courses including chem, math, physics, econ, and more! Check out our Academic Match program or Drop-In program for more details!

  • GUTS Office is Closed for Winter Break

    The GUTS office will be closed for Winter Break, beginning December 10th. The office will open and resume normal hours when classes resume for Spring 2019 semester. Questions? Email director.guts@gmail.com!

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Our Programs

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Academic Match (AM)

Small group tutoring in introductory academic courses, two hours a week. Click here to learn more about this program. 

Drop-In (DI)

Great for quick questions and homework help. Located in College and Steenbock libraries. Click here to learn more about this program. 

Conversational English (CE)

Program Coordinators match volunteer tutors with UW students and affiliates looking to improve their English conversation skills. Be creative – meet at the Union, teach your tutee how to make your favorite food, or go to the farmers market together! Click here to learn more about this program.

Conversational English Eagle Heights (CEEH)

A partnership between GUTS and Eagle Heights providing conversational English tutoring for elementary children. Click here to learn more about this program.

Foreign Language Learners (FLL)

Partner with a native or advanced speaker in a foreign language. Only a two hour commitment per week! Click here to learn more about this program.

Study Skills & McBurney Study Skills (SS & SLSS)

Learn efficient study habits, time management, concentration techniques, exam prep, and note taking skills. Click here to learn more about this program and McBurney Study Skills.


Panel-style seminars with graduate and professional students from different fields to answer questions from undergraduate students. Click here to learn more about this program.

Academic Match & Drop-In Calendars

The Academic Match program matches student volunteer tutors with students seeking weekly help in high enrollment academic subjects.  Academic Match provides group tutoring in Math, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Foreign Languages, Economics, Statistics, and more!

GUTS Drop-In tutors can be found at College Library and Steenbock Library. Tutors are typically scheduled for 2-hour shifts. We add more groups as we train tutors, so keep checking back!

* Academic Match and Drop-In schedules are subject to change. Please check back often for the most current schedule and any tutor absences.*