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Intro - TSCAttending UST is an investment in your future. The Tutorial Services Center helps you protect that investment so you’re positioned for success upon graduating. We assist all UST students (undergraduate and graduate), alumni and seminarians.

Students visit for a variety of reasons. Even if you’re doing well in a subject area, there are benefits in visiting the Tutorial Services Center. You can:

  • Clarify general principles and concepts
  • Brainstorm ideas
  • Put the finishing touches on an assignment
  • Have an objective reader make useful suggestions
  • Get confirmation of a job well done

Tutoring is available in a variety of subjects, and each tutoring session lasts at least 30 minutes. No appointments are necessary and tutoring is free.

Anathalie Lopez, Nursing major and first-generation college student

Taking advantage of tutorial services is always a great and beneficial experience. It helps me prepare for and succeed in all my classes.

Anathalie Lopez Nursing major and first-generation college student

Who are the Tutors?

Student receiving tutoring at University of St. Thomas in Houston, TexasTutors are juniors, seniors or graduate students with:

  • Minimum 3.8 GPA in their area of specialty
  • Strong writing skills
  • At least two recommendations from professors

Tutors will not edit writing assignments for you. Instead, they’ll guide you through the process, pointing out problems such as unclear thesis statements, grammatical errors and weaknesses in organization and development.

You're encouraged to visit the Center at every stage of the writing process.