Our Response to COVID-19

New to GUTS?

For Current Tutees and Tutors:

  • All programs are in the process of shifting online
  • Please keep an eye on your email and your program’s page for updates!
  • Tutors and tutees MUST NOT participate in face-to-face contact for any reason

Info about COVID-19:

  • For information about COVID-19 from the University, you can find an FAQ board about COVID-19 at this link.
  • For information about COVID-19 from the Center for Disease Control, click this link.

Stay safe!

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Resources for Tutoring Online

Online Tutoring Tips:

5 Tips to Be a Great Online Tutor



Tips And Techniques For Effective Online Tutoring



Online Tutoring: 7 Tips for Success as a Virtual Tutor


Our Programs

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Academic - Drop-In (DI)

Great for quick questions and homework help. Located in College and Steenbock libraries.

Be a tutor OR Get a tutor!

Academic - Academic Match (AM)

Small group tutoring in introductory academic courses, two hours a week. 

Be a tutor OR Get a tutor!

Language - 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!

Be a tutor OR Get a tutor!

Language - 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.

Language - Foreign Language Learners (FLL)

Partner with a native or advanced speaker in a foreign language. Only a two hour commitment per week!

Be a tutor OR Get a tutor!

Study Support & 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.

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.*

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!