ESP Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can use the Educational Support Program?
    Any University of Memphis student, undergraduate or graduate level, currently enrolled and taking courses at the UofM for which help is requested
    Any UofM student who wants to be better in a particular class for which he/she is enrolled
    Any UofM student who needs help improving his/her study skills
    Any UofM student who needs help with standardized test preparation
    UofM students can use any ESP Learning Center on 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?
    Visit the Learning Centers page for a posting of hours 
    Call the ESP office at 901.678.2704
    Call the telephone number listed for each ESP Learning Center

  • Is there a fee for tutoring?
    Tutoring is FREE to UofM students! There are no tutoring fees for UofM students at our Learning Centers or through our online service

  • Do I have to make an appointment?
    You do not have to make an appointment to visit a learning center; walk-ins are always welcome

  • 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 or send an email to get on the mailing list for the next tutor training class

  • Can I use my scholarship hours as an ESP tutor?
    Yes, many scholarship students choose to do their service hours as tutors to satisfy the requirements of their particular scholarship. For more information contact the ESP office

  • What if I'm taking a UofM online course?
    You can get help at the ESP Learning Centers. Call 901.678.2704 or come to Mitchell 217 for more details