Tutoring and Learning Center

Welcome to the Pacific University Tutoring and Learning Center, or TLC. We are located in Scott Hall, Room 100B4. We offer student-to-student tutoring for undergraduates in the College of Arts & Sciences. Student tutors are screened and approved by faculty members in their areas of expertise and are available on a drop-in basis.

ATTENTION: The Tutoring and Learning Center is now located inside the Center for Languages and International Collaboration also known as the (CLIC). Please enter Scott Hall 100 to find the TLC in the back corner of the CLIC. The center now features a high-tech, multi-functional space, a computer lab, a theater, and an individual study room for student use, as well as lots of comfortable chairs and tables inside and outside the center for your enjoyment. The TLC will reopen Tuesday, September 8th at 7:00 pm.


Tutors are available in:

  • Chemistry (general and organic)
  • Mathematics (up to 300 level courses)
  • Physics
  • Statistics (Math 316, not social science)
  • Writing
  • Foreign Language (each language on a different night)
  • Digital Media
  • Economics (TBD)

Faculty members are welcome to advertise tutoring opportunities available in their respective departments on the TLC website. Please feel free to contact the director with updated information for students.

Are you struggling academically and in need of an academic coach? If so, please contact the Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences, Steve Smith, at smithsr@pacificu.edu to arrange an appointment.


Tutors are available in most subjects Sunday through Thursday evenings from 7 pm to 10 p.m.

Afternoon tutoring is available in the Fall semester only. Afternoon tutoring will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.

The TLC is closed all day on Fridays and Saturdays.

Walk-in tutoring is preferred.


Yashica Island | Director
Scott Hall, 127 | 503-352-2715 | yisland@pacificu.edu