ESP Frequently Asked Questions
Who can use the Educational Support Program?
Any student enrolled and taking courses for which help is requested at the University of Memphis, undergraduate or graduate level. Any student who is having problems in a particular class for which he/she is enrolled. Any student who needs help improving his/her study skills. Any student who needs help with PRAXIS and or GRE test preparation.
Students can use any ESP Learning Center, which includes the centers located on the main campus, in the residence halls, and at the satellite locations.
How do I find out the locations of the Learning Centers and what hours each center
Click on the Learning Centers link in the blue navigational bar on the left side of this page or call the ESP office at 901.678.2704. You can also call the telephone number assigned to each ESP Learning Center.
Is there a fee for tutoring?
There are no tutoring fees for UofM students at our Learning Centers or through our online 24/7 service. Tutoring is free! But we do offer one-on-one paid tutoring should you require it.
Can I become a tutor?
Yes, call 901.678.2704, or come to Mitchell Hall 217, for information on the 15-hour tutor training program to become an ESP-certified tutor. Watch for Training Schedule TBA. You may also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to get on the email list for the next training class.
Can I use my scholarship hours as an ESP tutor?
Yes, many scholarship students choose to do their hours as tutors to satisfy the requirements of their particular scholarship. For information, call 901.678.2704, or come in to Mitchell Hall 217.
What if I'm taking a UofM online course?
You can get help at one of the ESP Learning Centers. Call 901.678.2704, or come in to Mitchell 217.