Educational Supprt Program

Important News

2014 ESP Tutor Training:

  • Must attend all sessions

  • Counts as Scholarship service

  • Reserve a seat at

    NOTE: The Tutor Training is CLOSED to the public. 
    It is for University of Memphis students ONLY.

    If you have any questions, you may call 901-678-2704,
    for information relating to the criteria to become a tutor.


Learning Centers

ESP Learning Centers:

FALL 2014 Schedule

ESP Learning Centers are located at various locations at the University of Memphis and at Lambuth campus. Each center is staffed by Educational Support Program (ESP) tutors including graduate and undergraduate students. Tutors are ESP-certified. Appointments for tutoring and/or consultation are available and vary by location; walk-ins are always welcome.

Academic Enhancement Center (AEC) -207 Mitchell Hall- (901) 678-5226:
AEC assistance is offered in the following areas: Individual Tutoring in Foreign Languages, especially Spanish and French, PRAXIS I, GRE, and Grade Improvements for grades below 79%. The AEC also provides Study and Academic Support Sessions, as well as Individual Consultations/Academic Coaching to improve student learning in areas of time management, note taking, test preparation and test taking.

Hours: MTWRF, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
For general questions, please email

Business Learning Center (BLC) -256 Fogelman Building- (901) 678-3912:
Need help in a business class? Try the Business Learning Center where tutors can help answer your questions about accounting, statistics, finance, and other courses.Tiger-LAN computers and course resource materials are available for students at this location.
Hours: MTWRF  9:00am  to 7:00 PM

English Learning Center (ELC) -225 Patterson Hall- (901) 678-2059:
The ELC is designed to enhance the student's evaluation of his/her own writing and to produce clear, coherent work. Tutors provide instruction in all phases of the writing process from choosing a topic to reviewing and revising for a final draft. Bring any writing assignment for any discipline to the English Learning Center. You can get help with research papers, writing assignments, essay exam preparation, and reading literature. Be sure to bring your paper and assignment sheet with you. TigerLan computers and printer are available at this location.
Hours: MTWR 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM; Fridays 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM    
For general questions, please email

Math Learning Center (MLC) -   (901) 678-2704:
ESP tutors are Math graduate students and upper level undergraduate students who can help you with College Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Foundations of Math, Statistics, and Math problems in other courses.

Hours: Dunn Hall 143:  MTWR: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM; Fridays: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Science Learning Center (SLC) -217 Mitchell Hall- (901) 678-2704:
The SLC offers individual and group tutoring for Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Tutors can help you learn-how-to-learn science concepts.
Hours: MTWRF 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM



ESP offers Evening Tutoring services at The University of Memphis:

PanHellenic (PHLC) –Rm 207                                          

Living Learning Complex Learning Center (LLC LC)

Hours: SunMTW 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM


ESP offers tutoring services at The University of Memphis' Satellite Campuses:

Lambuth Campus   VJ 124      Watch for additional times updates!
Hours:     TBA

Carrier Center

The Carrier Learning Center offers free tutoring for History, Political Science, Writing, and other courses.

Hours: TR 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

ESP services are available to all U of M students who are taking the course for which they are requesting help at the time of their request. Students do benefit from the time spent with ESP and/or Supplemental Instruction!!

Institutional Research has determined that students who took advantage of services provided by ESP Learning Centers and/or Supplemental Instruction 6 or more times experienced a significantly higher positive impact on their grades than did students who utilized the services fewer than 6 times or did not use the services.

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