Private Tutoring

Private tutoring sessions are available for those looking for support beyond our free drop-in services. Our content tutors offer Private Tutoring to individuals and groups for select courses. Our Writing Center professional staff offer Private Tutoring for writing projects and assignments.

Course-Specific Private Tutoring

THINK TANK offers private fee-based tutoring for University of Arizona students and courses. Our tutor training has International Tutor Training Program Certification through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). Our content tutors are certified their first semester of hire and are required to attend additional training sessions in subsequent semesters of employment in order to enhance their skills.






Course List

The list of courses for which private tutoring is available varies depending on the semester and tutor availability.

Types of Sessions

Course-specific private tutoring is available online and in-person as individual and group sessions. All online sessions are conducted via Zoom.


Fee-based private tutoring is available for select Math, Science, and Business courses as indicated on the private tutoring course list. Each individual session costs $35 and is charged to your Bursar account.


Get together and SAVE! THINK TANK offers fee-based private tutoring for groups of 2-4 students. This service costs $20 per person per session and is billed to each student's Bursar account. If you know a few friends or classmates who would like to join you for a group tutoring session, please click the button below to submit a group tutoring request. Requests may take up to 3 business days to process, so please plan ahead!


If you have questions or encounter issues when scheduling a course-specific private tutoring appointment, please contact Kate Harris at

If you need accommodations for tutoring, please contact our Front Desk by email at, through our live chat (click the Need Help? Ask! tab below), or leave a message using our Contact Us form.


Students must cancel appointments no later than 24 hours in advance. Appointments that are not canceled will be registered as ‘no show’. After three no-shows, the Tutoring staff can cancel any future appointments made and the student will need to meet with the Tutoring Services Manager to have their appointments reinstated.

Fee-based appointments are charged to the student’s Bursar account unless cancelled at least 24 hours in advance.

In case of an emergency in which the student cannot access Retain to cancel their appointment, they may call the THINK TANK front desk at (520) 626-0530, use the chat feature on our website, or email us at