USK offers numerous tutoring assistance programs. There are no additional fees or charges for these programs. 


USK students who live locally may visit the USK library in the main building to access its resources and services. Please feel free to contact our librarian Mark Harrison at mharrsion@usk.edu. Tutoring is available to students who require additional assistance regarding library resources. 

Math Prerequisite Preparation

If you need to prepare for MATH 090 Intermediate Algebra or 100 College Algebra, consider the following options:

  • CalCampus: calcampus.edu/math.htm

    • Regionally accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement

    • 12–14-week courses

    • Individual courses

    • Contact for pricing

  • California Virtual Campus: cvc.edu

    • Assistance finding needed online classes from California colleges and universities

    • Pricing varies

  • Your local community college

    • Local regional accreditation

    • Possible online learning options

    • Pricing varies

  • Take MATH 090 Intermediate Algebra course

    • MATH 090 is non-degree-applicable

    • Class is 3 units and 4-8 weeks long

    • MATH 090 must have a C- (70 percent) or better must be earned in order to place into MATH 100 College Algebra.

Math Placement Test Help

  • Compass ACT: act.org/compass

    • The Compass Test website contains sample test questions for placement tests.

Other Self-Help Resources

A variety of public resources are available for students seeking additional academic support.

  • Khan Academy: khanacademy.org

    • The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.

    • Noncredit

    • Fee based

  • Math.com: math.com

    • Dedicated to providing revolutionary ways for learners, parents, teachers, and everyone to learn math.

    • Services include tutoring and homework help

Writing Skills Support

To learn more about our Writing Center, please click here.