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 U of M students to use the ESP Learning Centers. Tutoring
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 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.