Rutgers provides academic support services to help students succeed in their courses, progress academically, and develop the skills and strategies necessary for success.

Most students come to a point in their academics when they decide that working with other students or professional staff will benefit them. Whether you are finding a particular class more challenging than you anticipated or you just prefer to study with other people, tutoring or study group services may benefit you.

There are a variety of services available on campus and online, such as one-on-one tutoring appointments, drop-in group tutoring, writing assistance, and weekly study groups. To find services that would best fit your needs and learning preferences, use the search tool below or browse the list of resources to identify which are available to you.

Services provided by the University are free of charge. Some may be restricted to specific student groups. See the information listed after each service to determine whether or not it is applicable to you.

Ready to get started? Look through the resources listed, or use the search bar to type in what you need. 


Tutoring & Study Groups
Learning Centers

The Learning Centers (LCs) offer drop-in group tutoring and weekly study groups. Both services offer face-to-face and online options and are available for free to RU students. Study groups are available for a select number of courses and require registration.

College Support Program
Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services

The College Support Program (CSP) is a unit of the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services RCAAS.  The CSP supports Rutgers University students on the autism spectrum as they begin, continue and prepare to graduate from the University. It is a comprehensive program that assists students through the provision of direct support and collaboration with University services that address executive functioning, social competence, academic skills, self-care, self-advocacy, and career preparation. 

The CSP currently serves matriculated full-and part-time undergraduate students on the New Brunswick-Piscataway campus only.   CSP students may live in on- or off-campus housing, or they may commute from their permanent residence. Please visit our FAQs section: for answers to our most frequently asked questions. 

German Language Practice and Tutoring
German, Russian & East European Languages & Literatures

Students interested in German tutoring, or in practicing their German language skills in an informal setting, can learn more here. This information will update each semester.

Nursing Student Resources
School of Nursing

Rutgers School of Nursing provides an array of support services for our students. Please visit our student resources page: to identify the services and resources that apply to you based on your academic program and campus. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact

Office for Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences

The Office for Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS) is an academic support unit within the Division of Life Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The goal of ODASIS is to increase the recruitment and academic success of underrepresented students, as well as educationally and economically disadvantaged students, who are interested in pursuing careers in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professions.

THRIVE Student Support Services (SSS) Program
THRIVE Student Support Services

THRIVE Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded TRIO program designed to empower undergraduate students to persist through college, maintain good academic standing, and graduate on time. THRIVE SSS supports low-income, first-generation and/or students with disabilities students successfully begin and stay in college. THRIVE SSS provides opportunities for academic development, assist students with basic college requirements, and to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education. The goal of THRIVE SSS is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants. THRIVE SSS Scholars receive academic tutoring; advice and assistance in postsecondary course selection; information on both the full range of student financial aid programs, benefits and resources for locating public and private scholarships; and assistance in completing financial aid applications. Education or counseling services designed to improve the financial and economic literacy and assist in applying for admission to graduate and professional programs. individualized counseling for personal, career, and academic information, activities, and instruction designed to acquaint career options; exposure to cultural events and academic programs; mentoring programs and Student Success Award. These services are exclusive for students who meet the eligibility requirement to be part of THRIVE SSS in New Brunswick. 

Writing Centers
School of Arts & Sciences

Online tutoring is available on a rolling basis to any undergraduate student enrolled in a Writing Program class. Our primary goal is to provide engaged tutoring that will move students towards independent reading, writing, and thinking. Students work closely with the same tutor for one 80-minute session per week for up to ten weeks. After the first five weeks, a student is eligible for 1.5 E credits (P/F), and may then choose to continue or cancel their remaining appointments. Tutoring begins on Monday, September 21 and ends on Friday, December 4. We offer morning, afternoon, and evening sessions to ensure easy access for all university students. We do not offer walk-in tutoring at this time.