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Free tutoring opportunities

As your student prepares for finals in the coming weeks, encourage him or her to take advantage of tutoring and academic resources, including the following:

  • The Writing Center offers free help at any stage of the writing process. Students discuss their writing with tutors face-to-face or during online chat-based tutorials.
  • The Mathematics and Statistics Learning Center (MSLC) provides free tutoring in over 25 mathematics and statistics courses and free math learning support to enhance what students are learning in the classroom. Experienced tutors answer questions and provide a positive peer environment for studying.









Younkin Success Center

The Younkin Success Center brings together the following campus offices that all facilitate student success:









ES EPSY 1259: Learning and Motivation Strategies for Success in College

For additional academic help, your student can enroll in ES EPSY 1259: Learning and Motivation Strategies for Success in College, a 3-credit class that introduces strategies to improve the following skills:

  • learning from lecture and text
  • preparing for exams
  • researching and writing papers
  • managing tasks and life at college
  • making career decisions

Students who complete the course have higher GPAs and greater retention rates. If your student would benefit from this class, encourage him or her to check out available sections for spring semester 2017 using the Master Schedule on Buckeye Link.









Connecting to campus

It's normal for some students to still not feel connected to campus. In fact, some students don't feel like this is "home" until the end of spring semseter. Suggest some of the following ideas to help them branch out:

FYE staff is also happy to meet with students. To make an appointment, students just need to email






Got questions? AskFYE!

As your student learns to navigate Ohio State, you may find that you have questions but don't know where to turn for the answer. AskFYE is an email resource designed to help answer questions and direct you to resources on campus. If you have something on your mind, email your questions or comments to





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