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Mercy College of Health Sciences' tutoring services are led by the Norkaitis Student Success Center and help students gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for course material. Tutors help students improve study habits, prepare for exams, review writing assignments, develop note-taking skills, and so much more. Tutors are available for nearly every subject, it's completely free, and unlimited. If you are unable to find a tutor for the course you need, please contact the Director of Student Engagement.

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To find a tutor, browse the tutor list below for the course needed and click on the tutor name to directly email an appointment request. Tutor sessions are available in several formats including in-person, video, email, or phone. Requests should include: appointment availability, content needs, and desired appointment format. 

Course #

Course Name Live Study Sessions for Summer Term Tutor Tutor Tutor Tutor
BIO 101 Gen Biology   Erin Cox      
BIO 180 Human Anatomy   Erin Cox Laresa Reed    
BIO 185 Human Physiology Weekly study session Mondays @10AM via Teams Priya Chariar Laresa Reed Caleigh Allen  
    Weekly study session Wednesdays @4PM via Teams        
BIO 203 Microbiology Weekly study session Mondays from 3-5PM via Teams Olivia Schroeder Emily Sell Priya Chariar  
BIO 225 Priciples of Pathophysiology   Priya Chariar Laresa Reed Kelsey Wolfkill  
BIO 302 Pathophysiology   Laresa Reed Priya Chariar    
BIO 400 Pathogenic Microbiology   Priya Chariar      
BIO 460 Cell & Molecular Biology   Priya Chariar      
  Biochemistry   The Deo      
CHE 100/101 Chemistry Weekly study session Fridays 9-11AM via Teams Minh Giang      
DMS 103/125 US Physics I & II   See instructor      
DMS 115/117 Cardio I & II   See instructor      
ENG 101/102 English Composition I & II   Sue Wickham Carl Johnson    
MA's  MA General Program Tutor   Kelsey Wolfkill      
MA 106 Anatomy & Physiology   Kelsey Wolfkill Laresa Reed    
MAT 102/120 General Math & Algebra   Minh Giang Caleigh Allen Carl Johnson  
MED 101 Medical Terminology   Priya Chariar      
MLS MLS General Program Tutor   Brittany White      
NSG's (ASN) ASN, General Program Tutors   Kelsey Wolfkill Kristin Turk Barb Sharp  
NTR 205 Nutrition   Caleigh Allen Laresa Reed    
NUA (ABSN) ABSN General Program Tutors   Jennifer Lindberg Barb Sharp    
NUA 302 Pharmacology   Priya Chariar      
NUA 313 Pathophysiology   Priya Chariar      

All nursing programs

Nursing Math/Dosage Calculations   Kelsey Wolfkill Mallorie Myers Erin Cox Priya Chariar
      Kristin Turk Rylie Dunn Olivia Schroeder  
NUR (BSN) BSN General Program Tutors   Olivia Schroeder Mallorie Myers Erin Cox Laresa Reed
      Barb Sharp      
NUR 105 Intro to Basic Skills   Barb Sharp Mallorie Myers Minh Giang  
NUR 115 History and Trends   Erin Cox Mallorie Myers    
NUR 125 Therapeutic Communication   Erin Cox Mallorie Myers    
NUR 205 Foundations of Nursing   Erin Cox Barb Sharp Mallorie Myers Caleb Mertens
NUR 265 Med Surg I   Erin Cox Laresa Reed Barb Sharp
NUR 275 Holistic Assessment Weekly study sessions on Wednesdays @11AM via Teams Caleb Mertens Barb Sharp Mallorie Myers  
NUR 285 Pharmacology, Nursing   Priya Chariar Erin Cox    
NUR 290 Health Promotion   Barb Sharp Olivia Schroeder Rylie Dunn
NUR 305 Med Surg II Weekly study session Sundays @8PM via Teams Rylie Dunn Erin Cox Laresa Reed Barb Sharp
NUR 340 Nursing Concepts in Pediatrics   Rylie Dunn Olivia Schroeder  
NUR 345 Gerontology   Mallorie Myers Olivia Schroeder Rylie Dunn  
NUR 375 Mental Health Nursing Concepts   Mallorie Myers      
NUR 390 Med Surg III   Laresa Reed Barb Sharp Erin Cox Mallorie Myers
NUR 405 Med Surg IV   Laresa Reed Barb Sharp    
NUR 410 Obstetrics   Laresa Reed      
NUR 416 Info & Fin. Mgt. in Nursing   Barb Sharp Rylie Dunn    
NUR 418 Intro to Research   Barb Sharp Olivia Schroeder Mallorie Myers
NUR 430 Comm. Health Nursing   Barb Sharp    
NUR 435 Health Policy   Rylie Dunn    
NUR 450 Concepts in Nursing Leadership   Barb Sharp      
NUR 460 Adv. Concepts of Nursing Practice   Laresa Reed Barb Sharp    
NUR 465 Transition to Nursing Practice   Laresa Reed      
NUR 475 Capstone II   Laresa Reed      
PHA 202 Pharmacology, General   Priya Chariar Caleb Mertens    
PHI 110/301 Critical Thinking   Barb Sharp      
PHI 320 Bioethics   See instructor      
PHY 101  Physics I & II Weekly study sessions Tuesdays and Wednesdays 12-1PM via Teams The Deo      
PSY 101/202 Psychology-general & developmental   Caleigh Allen      
SOC 102 Sociology   Caleigh Allen      
STA 165 Statistics   See instructor      
STA 330 Biostatistics   See instructor      
SVL 285 Servant Leadership   Olivia Schroeder Barb Sharp Minh Giang  
Other Device Assistance, After IT Hours - Andrew Dennis      
Other ESL, Liberal Arts - Barb Sharp Priya Chariar    
Other HESI/NCLEX Exam Strategies - Kristin Turk Laresa Reed    
Other Study Skills, Reading Strategies - Sue Wickham Priya Chariar    
Other Writing, APA - Sue Wickham Carl Johnson Priya Chariar  

Students in courses related to the following programs should seek course assistance from instructors during provided office hours: EMS, Public Health, PTA, and Rad Tech. For courses not listed, students needing assistance with content should contact their instructor during office hours listed in the course syllabus.

Help us improve our tutoring services by filling out a Tutor Evaluation Form! After meeting with a tutor, students are encouraged to provide feedback on their experience. Responses are annonymous. 





Is tutoring free?

Yes. Tutoring with Mercy College tutors is free and unlimited to all students. 

Who are the tutors at Mercy College?

Some tutors are current or graduated students, and some are professional educators. Our tutors are friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable.

What should I expect from a tutoring session?

Come prepared with all necessary course materials, including textbooks, assignment details, and class notes so your tutor is familiar with the content. Together you'll review information and narrow down what you need help with. You can work with a tutor as many times as you need to help you be successful in your courses. Tutoring can be held on campus and in-person, phone, email, or via MS Teams.  

Can I become a tutor?

To be a tutor, applicants must have a desire to help other students succeed and have obtained a "B" or better in a course.  Contact Rebecca Dennis or complete an application at



Rebecca Dennis | Director, Student Engagement
Student Success Center
Tutor Resources (for tutor use only)
Tutor Tracking Form

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