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.


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 is opened?
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 U of M students to use the ESP Learning Centers. Tutoring is FREE!

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 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 U of M Online course?
You can get help at one of the ESP Learning Centers. Call (901) 678-2704, or come in to Mitchell 217.

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