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Tutoring Services

Autumn 2020 Tutor of the Quarter!

Each Quarter we feature a tutor who has demonstrated a passion for tutoring and dedication to helping students with learner variability.

Congratulations to Steven Shuken!

Steven Shuken is a Bay Area native and a PhD student in the Chemistry department with a background in synthetic organic chemistry. He started working at the SLC as a tutor in September of 2020 and has a continued interest in supporting our students. Steven may be new to the SLC, but he is a well-seasoned tutor. He has experience in supporting high school and college level chemistry students with tutoring and he has taught organic chemistry at the undergraduate and graduate levels. During the Fall quarter of 2020-2021, he’s been supporting students in Chem 33 while completing the final year of his PhD.

Click here to watch a short video from Steven

Work with an Experienced Tutor for the Quarter

The Tutor Connection matches students with learner variability (ADHD, Dyslexia, or other learning differences) with experienced tutors. Our tutors are trained to understand and recognize different approaches to learning, and offer multiple strategies to help students.

 If you suspect you may have learner variability, register now to learn more.

New Student Registration

For existing members of the Schwab Learning Center who would like to work with a tutor, please email your Learning Specialist directly. If you need help reconnecting with your Learning Specialist, please click the button below.

Returning Students

How Does it Work?

We want to support your academic goals at Stanford, and we are working on your behalf  to match you with the resources you need to succeed. We have outlined some key principles of our tutoring program to help you determine if this might be a good fit for you.

Services offered by the SLC are not legally mandated; Services are provided at the discretion of the Center.

Tutoring requests are not available for language courses; 

Tutoring requests after week 6 cannot be matched

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Tutor Coordinator at

Request a Tutor

  • Request a tutor early in the quarter!

  • Meet with your Learning Specialist to make your request

Working Together

  • Students can request a tutor for up to 4 hours of tutoring per week (max 2 courses per quarter)

  • If you request a tutor for 1 course, you can schedule 4 hours of tutoring per week 

  • If you request a tutor for 2 courses, you can schedule up to 2 hours per course per week


  • Successful tutoring requires a mutual commitment

  • We recommend weekly tutoring sessions

  • Be on time for tutoring sessions; provide 12 hours advance notice of any schedule changes


  • At the end of the quarter, please complete the SLC Student Survey

  • Your feedback will help us improve our tutoring services



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What Students Are Saying About the Tutor Connection Service

“My tutor was excellent. I was very impressed with her knowledge of the subject, as well as her empathy and encouragement. She did a great job of helping me learn the material and always suggested helpful learning strategies.”

"My tutor is phenomenal. This is my second time working with him as a tutor. He is incredibly organized. He is brilliant, but he is also great at teaching. He makes me think critically by asking follow up questions and asking me to explain concepts to him. I received the highest grade I've ever received in a CS course this quarter, and I know that I would not have been as prepared without him."

"My tutor was very knowledgeable about the subject and the specific course. He was able to provide strategies for approaching the material that went far beyond simply knowing the subject. This is extremely helpful for me as my learning differences make study skills and organizing information difficult. He not only helped tremendously with this class but also taught me skills I will use in approaching future courses."