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Peer Tutoring

Whether you are stuck on a specific problem or need help writing a paper, our tutors are here to help. Student tutoring allows you the ease of talking with a classmate with the comfort of knowing they have been recommended by faculty. They know what they are talking about and they speak your language.

If the courses or subject areas you need support in are not listed, please speak with our academic advising team to arrange a tutor. To request skype tutoring through the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) on the Tallahassee campus, email It may take 24 hours to hear back from ACE, so be proactive and plan ahead.

Virtual peer tutoring available

Effective immediately, remote peer tutoring will be available for all undergraduate FSU Panama City students requiring assistance. If you need tutoring support, please email the peer tutor listed below for specific course(s). Peer tutors will provide tutoring support using Zoom or Skype until further notice.

Once your tutoring appointment is confirmed with the peer tutor, they will send you a Zoom invitation or their Skype ID.

Please note: Students are strongly encouraged to email peer tutors in advance about the subject material they would like reviewed and schedule an appointment. If you experience difficulty reaching a Peer Tutor outside their regularly scheduled availability listed below, you may call Jim Allen at (850) 770-2161 and he will assist in connecting you with available resources.

If the courses or subject areas you need support in are not listed, please speak with our academic advising team to arrange a tutor. To request Skype tutoring through the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) on the Tallahassee campus, email Please note it may take 24 hours to hear back from ACE, so be proactive and plan ahead. ACE offers group tutoring for a variety of subjects, led by ACE tutors. These sessions are to answer student questions for the course so please come prepared with notes and questions. Group tutoring sessions will be scheduled through Zoom and posted on the ACE tutoring schedule.

The Reading and Writing Center on the Tallahassee campus also offers tutoring to FSU students online. 

Fall 2020 tutors

Michael Fulghum

Mathematics: MAC 2311, MAC 2312, MAC 2313, MAC 1140
Physics: PHY 2048C, PHY 2049C

By appointment: Tuesday 1 - 3 p.m.; Wednesday/Thursday 1 - 5 p.m.

Leila Abdul Hadi

Biology: BSC 2010/L
English: ENC 1101, ENC 2315
Mathematics: MAC 1105, MAC 1140, MAC 1114, MAC 2311, MAC 2312, MAC 2313, MAP 2302

By appointment: Tuesday/Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Adira-Danique Philyaw

English: ENC 1101, ENC 2315, LIT 2000

By appointment: Wednesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Thursday noon - 5 p.m.

Raneem Salman

Biology: BSC 2010/L
English: ENC 1101
Mathematics: MAC 1105, MAC1 140, MAC 1114, MAC 2311, MAC 2312, MAC 2313
Chemistry: CHM 1045/L

By appointment: Monday/Wednesday 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.; 5 - 8 p.m.

Sean Smith

Mathematics: MGF 1106, MAC 1105, MAC 1140, MAC 1114, MAC 2311, MAC 2312, MAC 2313, MAC 2233, MAS 3105
Physics: PHY 2048C, PHY 2049C, PHY 3101

By appointment: Wednesday/Friday noon - 3 p.m.

Apply to serve as a Peer Tutor at FSU Panama City

Peer tutors must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered for this paid OPS position (typically up to 10 hours per week). 

  • Have earned an overall/cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (based on all college level coursework completed, not just your FSU GPA) with an academic record free of any past or pending Academic Honor Policy violations;
  • Must have been enrolled as an FSU non-degree or degree seeking student for at least one semester;
  • Have earned a B+ or higher in the subject area course(s) for which you wish to tutor;
  • Have submitted a completed instructor recommendation form (pdf) in the subject area for which you wish to tutor ('instructor' is defined as a faculty or graduate level instructor with primary teaching responsibilities in the course you have completed);
  • Have submitted a Peer Tutoring Application and a Personal Statement

To apply for a peer tutoring position at FSU Panama City, complete the an application HERE. Please request your instructor to email us their recommendation form as well. The instructor recommendation form must come from an instructor in the subject area of which you wish to tutor.

For more information, contact the Academic Advising and Student Success Center at (850) 770-2288 or email

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