Tutoring Services

Whether you’re struggling with organic chemistry, working on a long paper, or putting the finishing touches on a presentation, NU offers many opportunities for you to enhance your academic work and professional skills through free one-on-one academic support on and off campus.

If after reviewing these options, you do not find one that meets your academic needs, please contact your instructor and your Career and Academic Coach to determine your best support options and next steps. If you have any questions about available support services, please contact your academic advisor.

Northeastern Writing Center

45-minute appointments cover writing topics from start-to-finish such as research, organization, development, introductions, conclusions, multimedia projects, and formatting.

To learn more about the Northeastern Writing Center, please click here

International Tutoring Center

50-minute appointments for English language instruction, including writing, conversation, pronunciation, reading, and TOEFL and career prep. Various formats of tutorials offered including in-person, online, one-on-one, and group appointments.

To learn more about the International Tutoring Center please click here


Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies is covering the cost of 24 hours of tutoring from Wyzant to help ensure your success in challenging courses.  This will be divided into 2 six-month terms that align most closely with the academic calendars for graduate and undergraduate students.  Students will have 12 hours of access from September 1st – February 28th and 12 hours of access from March 1st – August 31st.  Tutors on Wyzant have helped thousands of students in 300+ subjects ranging from College Algebra to Academic Writing, Statistical Analysis to Microbiology.

To access your free Wyzant Tutoring for students in the College of Professional Studies, please complete the following steps:

1)      Login to Northeastern University’s Canvas platform and click on your active course. 

2)      Once you are logged in your class, scroll to the bottom red link on the left side of the course navigation that says “Wyzant Tutoring”. 

3)      After clicking this link, you will be prompted to access your free tutoring using your Northeastern login credentials. Indicate your program, time zone, the course you’d like support in, and the specific topics or materials you’d like help with.

4)      You’ll receive an activation email from Wyzant for Higher Ed. (If you don’t see it, check your spam or junk folders.) From the email, click on the activation button.

5)      Potential tutors will begin reaching out to you. Their messages will be sent to your Northeastern email inbox and will be accessible via your Wyzant account dashboard.

6)      Respond back to the tutors you believe might be a good fit to schedule an online session when it’s convenient for you — even late at night!

For questions about Wyzant Tutoring, please reach out to your academic advisor.