Teaching & Learning Center

The Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) strives to provide an atmosphere conducive to learning. We welcome university students to the center to help them: achieve academic success, improve self-esteem, and gain scholastic independence.

BG Firelands Asynchronous Tutoring

You may submit your course questions using your BG email account to Askatutor@bgsu.edu . In the Subject line, you need to state the course and the instructor (i.e. ACEN 1000 ~ Green-Churchwell). In the body of the email, you may input your general question. Reminder, for academic honesty and integrity purposes, specific homework questions and examples cannot be answered outright.

BG Firelands Synchronous Tutoring

If you desire to have electronic face-to-face tutoring, you may request online tutoring access by emailing the TLC Directpr from your BG email account at blgreen@bgsu.edu . In the Subject line, you need to state ONLINE TUTORING REQUESTED, along with the course and the instructor’s name (i.e. ACEN 1000 ~ Green-Churchwell). Upon receiving the request, you will receive a link to the synchronous tutoring site and be assigned a tutor and support schedule.

OhioLink E-tutoring

Students who desire to have electronic tutoring for a course in which the Teaching and Learning Center may not have a tutor, may be directed to utilize OhioLink E-tutoring. BGSU Ohio E-Tutoring Link. Students will use their BGSU username and password to log into the site and follow the instructions provided therein.

Academic Coaching

All BGSU Firelands are eligible to work with an academic coach. These confidential sessions are designed to improve students’ personal and professional goals. During this time, an academic coach can help students adjust to the transition of online learning, especially if technology is not your thing.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Students who are under Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) may still meet their agreement requirements by emailing the Director (blgreen@bgsu.edu ) to schedule an intake assessment and establish an academic plan.


To schedule an appointment for the services offered online in the Teaching and Learning Center, you will use NAVIGATE. Don’t know how to NAVIGATE, learn how in this scheduling tutorial NAVIGATE Tutorial . Still having problems, email the Director (blgreen@bgsu.edu ) or call the Teaching and Learning Center 419-433-5560 ext. 20705.

Hours of Operation

The Teaching and Learning Center’s online operational hours are 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday. However, if tutors are able to accommodate a request for outside of these hours online, that is acceptable, but not required. The on campus location is closed and all services are only offered online – remote location arrangements are not available.


Monday Thru Thursday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday   CLOSED



Monday Thru Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday CLOSED

*Additional hours will be posted in the TLC during FINALS and Tutorfest 


Resources and Services:

The Teaching & Learning Center provides many services. The TLC offers FREE individual, group, and online tutoring in a wide range of subjects. Student tutors are chosen by their instructors and will help you succeed in your coursework. The following is a brief overview of other services offered:

  • Make-up Tests - Please see the receptionist to schedule a make-up a test.
  • Special Needs area where students can work on the computer, take tests or get tutoring.
  • Reference books are available- The Writing Center has specific writing tools.
  • VHS/DVD kiosks for review of course material and tutorial resources.
  • Two computer workstations for use by students with Special Needs.
  • 18 computers that students may use for homework and the Internet.
  • Mental Health Resource Material.

Contact Us

We are still available to answer your call: 419-433-5560

Director, Brigitte Green-Churchwell –ext. 20703: blgreen@bgsu.edu
Secretary, Jacqueline McIntosh – ext. 20705: jacquem@bgsu.edu
Math Coordinator, Brent Fox – ext. 20610: bmfox@bgsu.edu
Professional Tutor, Elaine Tomczyk – ext. 20843: elainet@bgsu.edu
Professional Tutor, Ginger Packert – ext. 20748: gpacker@bgsu.edu
Professional Tutor, Charu Chopra – ext. 20748: ccchopra@bgsu.edu
Professional Tutor, Meikhayhu Wheeler – ext. 20896: miriamw@bgsu.edu
Professional Tutor, Helen Smith- ext. 20748: helenms@bgsu.edu
Professional Tutor, Michelle Tomczyk-ext 20748: mtomczy@bgsu.edu
Professional Tutor, Emily Carroll - ext. 20748: escarro@bgsu.edu