Tutoring-by-Request (TBR) is a privately funded program that allows authorized students* to obtain one-on-one help from tutors for a number of different courses. Typically TBR provides tutors for over 60 courses engineering students commonly take.

>> TBR is unavailable Summer 2020 <<

Take advantage of Drop-in Tutoring service instead


*Please see FAQ for more information about authorized student requirements


Only authorized students may schedule TBR sessions. Authorized students are underrepresented undergraduate students in the College of Engineering: transfer students in their first year at UW-Madison, underrepresented minority students, women, and McBurney students. Authorized students are notified by email at the beginning of the semester. If you have questions regarding authorization, contact Kathy Prem at

No. TBR offers one-on-one tutoring only.

No. TBR offers face-to-face tutoring only.

If there is a course the ULC does not currently offer that you would like to see being offered, please email suggestions at

If the tutor does not have any hours available, please contact Eve Williams at