College of Applied Science and Technology

Math Lab

Faculty and peer tutors are available during the academic year (not summer) to assist students who are having difficulty in most math courses, with a special focus on Basic Math I, Basic Math II, and math courses offered within Summit College.  The Math Lab is located in Polsky 332.  Appointments are required and can be made by calling (330) 972-7046.  Advance appointments are highly recommended with a limited number of drop-in appointments available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Work with a tutor to:

  • Review class notes, texts, and homework to deepen understandings of class concepts and materials.
  • Prepare for tests and exams.
  • Use technology to develop and reinforce the basic skills necessary to master more complicated concepts in mathematics.
  • Build better math study skills.
  • Control math anxiety.

 Students who use the Math Lab are expected to:

  • Go to class, listen attentively, take notes, and ask questions of your instructor to clarify misunderstandings.
  • Attempt to do your class assignments BEFORE coming to your tutoring session.
  • Identify specific areas where help is needed with specific questions to ask a tutor BEFORE coming to your tutoring session.
  • Come prepared with all necessary materials: class notes, textbook, syllabus and handouts, paper, pencil/pen, etc.
  • Be ready to actively participate in the tutoring session.


  • Monday:              9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday:              9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday:      9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:            9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday:                  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 Closed during the summer.

Andrew C. Richardson

Coordinator, Tutorial Services – Polsky
Office of Student Academic Success
Phone: 330.972.5480

See also:

E-tutoring - (log-in under Ohio eTutoring Collaborative)
Khan Academy

Library Math Lab
Bierce Library, Rm. 69
Hours: 9am to 9pm Monday - Thursday
9am-1pm Friday
No appointments necessary

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