SkillZone is a free drop-in center
for all IUP international students and scholars (ALI, undergraduate, exchange, and
graduate) to access support for their classes and to develop academic skills for success such as:
SkillZone tutors can help with homework assignments from just about any class, from English to science or math. Tutors can also help students who are preparing for the GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, or IELTS tests. SkillZone isn’t just for homework, though. Students who want to practice English or find out about other campus resources can also get the support they need at SkillZone.
The tutors at SkillZone are undergraduate and graduate students who come from a variety of cultural, language, and disciplinary backgrounds.
SkillZone is located in Eicher 206 and 208, down the hall from the IUP Writing Center. Eicher
Hall is on Grant Street across from Wallwork Hall. You can use the IUP interactive campus map to find us.
SkillZone is open Monday through Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
SkillZone and its services are free of charge to members of the IUP community.
SkillZone can partner with your class by providing your international students with additional support for course work and assignments. Find additional information in our Instructor Brochure.
SkillZone staff will send you a faculty report form at the request of a student with details about tutoring sessions. If you want students to visit SkillZone to make up a test or receive assistance with an assignment, please share any specific instructions using the instructor referral form.
Please encourage your international students to take advantage of the academic support offered through SkillZone by including this description in your syllabus:
SkillZone is a drop-in tutoring center for all IUP international students and scholars. Tutors are IUP students who provide multilingual, multidisciplinary assistance for international students’ academic and cultural concerns. In addition to tutoring for coursework, SkillZone also offers support in areas including:
Website: www.iup.edu/international/skillzoneHours: Monday-Thursday 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.Location: 206 & 208 Eicher HallE-mail: Skill-Zone@iup.edu
Please submit an application and resume. Tutor applications are accepted throughout the semester. Applications and questions can be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or in person to 205 Eicher Hall.
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