GEEKS Tutoring & Academic Success Center

GEEKS is a free drop-in tutoring and academic success center for College of Engineering students. Our undergraduate tutors provide academic support for over 50 courses in subjects including AE, BME, CHEM, CS, EE, IME, MATH, ME, PHIL, and PHYS.

In the Course List section below, you will find a list of the courses we are currently tutoring, and which tutors can assist with each course. You will also find a tutor schedule with each tutor's hours of virtual tutoring availability in the Tutor Schedule section. 

All tutoring is currently being provided virtually using email and Zoom. For more information and instructions on how to connect with a tutor, follow the steps below.

  1. Log into Blackboard.
  2. On the homepage, you will see a box in the middle of the page that says ONLINE TUTORING LABS. In that box is a link to the GEEKS Lab Online. Click on that link. You will be directed to the GEEKS Lab Online organization. Please note: the GEEKS Lab online is a Blackboard organization, not a course.
  3. You will be directed to the GEEKS Lab Online page. Follow the instructions on that page to enroll in the organization. There is no cost to enroll, but you must be enrolled in order to access the information about virtual tutoring.
  4. Once you have enrolled, click on the Using the GEEKS Lab link in the menu on the left side of the page. There you will find instructions on how to connect virtually with a tutor. 

Did you know?!

→ One in four College of Engineering majors uses GEEKS.

→ For the 2018-2019 academic year, the average GPA of students who used GEEKS was 3.12. The average GPA of students who did not use GEEKS was 2.96.

Course List

Below are the courses we can currently tutor. Listed next to each course is the tutor or tutors who can provide assistance. See the schedule following this section to find out when the tutor(s) are working who can help with the course you need.

AE Courses

AE 223 Statics  |  Colin, Gaitan, Jasmine, Joe, Nathan, Sam, Subash
AE 227 Engineering Digital Computation  |  Colin, Sam
AE 324 Fundamentals of Atmospheric Flight  |  Jasmine
AE 333 Mechanics of Materials
  |  Gaitan, Jasmine, Sam
AE 373 Dynamics
  |  Nathan
AE 625 Flight Structures II  |  Jasmine

BME Courses
BME 335 Biomedical Computer Applications  |  Subash
BME 452 Biomechanics  |  Subash
BME 462 Introduction to Biofluids  |  Subash
BME 482 Design of Biodevices  |  Subash
BME 735 Biocomputational Modeling  |  Subash
BME 748 Biomolecular & Cellular Engineering  |  Subash
CHEM Courses
CHEM 211 Chemistry I  |  Ale, Julio, Nathan, Subash
CHEM 212 Chemistry II  |  Ale, Subash
CHEM 532 Organic Chemistry II  |  Ale
CS Courses
CS 211 Introduction to Programming  |  Dennis, Julio
CS 238 Assembly Language Programming  |  Dennis
CS 311 Object Oriented Programming  |  Dennis, Julio
CS 400 Data Structures  |  Dennis, Julio
CS 410 Programming Paradigms  |  Dennis
CS 464 Computer Networks  |  Julio
CS 540 Operating Systems  |  Dennis
EE Courses
EE 282 Circuits I  |  Ale, Julio, Subash
EE 284 Circuits II  |  Ale
EE 383 Signals & Systems  |  Ale
EE 463 Applied Engineering Electromagnetics  |  Ale
EE 492 Electronic Circuits I  |  Ale, Julio
EE 493 Electronic Circuits II  |  Ale
EE 586 Introduction to Communication Systems  |  Ale
EE 684 Control Systems Concepts  |  Ale
IME Courses
IME 222 Engineering Graphics  |  Colin, Gaitan, Joe, Nathan
IME 255 Engineering Economy  |  Nathan, Zayed
MATH Courses
MATH 112 Precalculus |  Ale, Joe, Nathan, Subash
MATH 242 Calculus I  |  All Tutors
MATH 243 Calculus II  |  Ale, Colin, Dennis, Jasmine, Joe, Nathan, Sam
MATH 321 Discrete Structures I  |  Ale, Dennis
MATH 344 Calculus III  |  Ale, Jasmine, Nathan, Sam
MATH 511 Linear Algebra  |  Ale
MATH 555 Differential Equations I  |  Dennis, Jasmine, Nathan
ME Courses
ME 250 Materials Engineering  |  Gaitan, Joe, Nathan, Sam
ME 325 Numerical Methods for Engineers  |  Gaitan, Nathan
ME 335 Dynamics for Mechanical Engineers  |  Nathan
ME 339 Design of Machinery  |  Gaitan, Nathan
ME 398 Thermodynamics I  |  Ale, Nathan
ME 502 Thermodynamics II  |  Nathan
ME 521 Fluid Mechanics  |  Gaitan, Nathan
ME 659 Mechanical Control Systems  |  Ale, Gaitan
PHIL Courses
PHIL 125 Introduction to Logic  |  Dennis 
PHIL 385 Engineering Ethics  |  Nathan
PHYS Courses

PHYS 313 Physics for Scientists I  |  Ale, Jasmine, Joe, Nathan, Sam, Subash
PHYS 314 Physics for Scientists II 
|  Colin, Dennis, Joe, Nathan, Sam

Summer 2020 Tutor Schedule

Tutoring is available for the IME 222 Engineering Economy pre-session Monday - Friday, 1:30 - 3:00pm from May 18-29. Tutoring will not be available on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.

Below is the tutor schedule. From week to week, tutors may have to make adjustments to their normal work schedules. To stay up to date on the latest one-time schedule changes, join our GEEKS Facebook group.

Monday
Tutor 12:00-
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3:00
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Ale            
Gaitan              
Joe            
Julio              
Tuesday
Tutor 12:00-
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Ale            
Gaitan            
Joe              
Julio              
Wednesday
Tutor 12:00-
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Ale            
Gaitan              
Joe              
Julio            
Thursday
Tutor 12:00-
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Ale              
Gaitan            
Joe              
Julio              
Friday
Tutor 12:00-
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Ale              
Gaitan            
Joe        
Julio            

If you have questions about GEEKS, please contact Jason Bosch, Director of Student Engagement & Scholarships, at jason.bosch@wichita.edu or Jacob Mendez, Student Engagement Coordinator, at jacob.mendez@wichita.edu.