Find a Tutor

SUNY Empire State College (SUNY Empire) provides a variety of free tutoring services for enrolled students. Click on any option below to learn more.

SUNY Empire State Learning Coaches (professional tutors)

Learning coaches are professional staff who coach and tutor both undergraduate and graduate students and are available onsite, online and by phone.

Learning coaches:

  • Assist with all types of writing assignments, including the Rationale Essay and Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) essays.
  • Tutor math, statistics and accounting.
  • Coach study skills, including time management, reading strategies, etc.
  • Offer one-on-one sessions up to one hour and customized to your needs.

To request an appointment with a Learning Coach, email

SUNY Empire State Peer Tutors

Peer Tutors are current students or alumni who:

  • Tutor specific SUNY Empire courses which they have passed with B+ or above.
  • Are recommended by a faculty member who teaches the course.
  • Are available online or by phone – and face-to-face at some college locations.

To find out if a peer tutor is available for your course, submit the peer tutor request form. Please note, Peer Tutors are not available for paper review. Please use ESC Learning Coaches or TutorMe for paper review.


SUNY Empire Learning Coaches are the first stop for your tutoring needs. However, TutorMe is a limited supplemental service that provides 10 hours of free tutoring in a broad range of subject areas at hours when SUNY Empire State learning coaches are not available. Access to TutorMe is on a desktop, laptop or tablet. 

TutorMe offers:

  • 24/7 on-demand, live tutoring in 300+ subjects.
  • Interactive lesson space with audio and video available in all subjects and sessions.
  • Submit-a-paper service with feedback provided in less than 12 hours.

If you need more than 10 hours of TutorMe service, SUNY Empire Learning Coaches are available to work with you every week throughout the term. Please email with questions or to schedule a Learning Coach appointment.

Sign into TutorMe with your College log-in.


More Information

For more information about tutoring and other academic support services and resources, current students should visit MyESC Academic Support (log-in required) or email