The tutors in our Student Success Center, Barnard Hall 259, are generally available to assist students in lower division computer science courses.

Important Information

  • Tutors will be available from Monday, August 30th - Friday, December 10th holidays according to the schedule below with the exception of holidays.
  • You can meet with tutors either in person or remotely.  For remote consultation, the two of you can arrange how best to proceed (e.g. e-mail, text, phone, WebEx, Skype).
  • MIcrosoft TEAMS will be available for tutoring if MSU reinstates online learning.
Tutoring Schedule
Schedule Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:00 a.m.   Tali Eigner Daniel Laden Tali Eigner  
9:00 a.m.     Daniel Laden Yabets Ebron(V&IP)  
10:00 a.m. Zachary Wadhams
Nic Dzomba
Adiesha Ralalage  
Na'Shea Wiesner (V) Alyssa Newhart (V)
Nic Dzomba
Kazi  Nazmul Hasan Hrishikesh, Borkar (10:15 a.m.)
11:00 a.m. Riley Slater
Adiesha Ralalage
Patrick O'Connor (V)
Bowen Kruse
Buwani Manuweera (V) Zoe Norden
Bowen Kruse
Ara Megerdichian
Lin Shi
Hrishikesh Borkar( (12:15 p.m.)
Noon Josh Anderson Reese Pearsall      
1:10 p.m. Reese Pearsall Asad Noor
Alan Tong
Dalton Gomez
2:10 p.m. Bradley McCoy
Britney Gibbs
Lin Shi
Asad Noor
Wesley Robbins
Brody Schillo
Britney Gibbs  

Sierra Stephens
3:10 p.m. Brad McCoy
Faith Nelson
Karishma Rahman
Bowen Kruse
Braeden Sopp Buwani Manuweera (V)
Madhusudan Srinivasan
Bowen Kruse
Peng Zou
Collins Wright (V)

Sierra Stephens

Bowen Kruse

4:10 p.m. Karishma Rahman Braden Sopp Maduhusudan Srinivasan Peng Zou
Prashanta Saha

5:10 p.m.     Chris Rosler    
6:00 p.m. Anthony Nardiello David Hamlin  Anthony Nardiello Kristoff Finley(V)  
7:00 p.m.          
8:00 p.m.          
9:00 p.m.          

TAs and tutors office hour(s) will be in-person.
V denotes that the TA/Tutor can also meet with students virtually.   Please click on the Tutor/TAs WebEx link during their office hour(s).

General Information

  • Where is the tutoring center located? Barnard Hall 259.
  • What general tips do you have for learning computer science?  Read these tips.
  • Who can seek help? Students taking lower division computer science courses.
  • Who are the tutors? Graduate Teaching Assistants, Computer Science majors, and members of AWC and ACM.
  • When is the first day of tutoring? Monday, August 30th, 2021.
  • When is the last day of tutoring? Friday, December 10th, 2021.
  • Is the tutoring center open on MSU holidays? No.
  • Can I volunteer to tutor? Yes! It requires a minimum commitment of 2 hours per week. Please e-mail
  • Kudos, complaints or suggestions?  E-mail


  • A tutor should be able to assist with the following first year courses: CSCI 107 (The Joy and Beauty of Computing), CSCI 127 (The Joy and Beauty of Data), CSCI 132 (Basic Data Structures and Algorithms) and CS 145 (Web Design).
  • Some tutors will be able to assist with the following second year courses: CSCI 112 (C), CSCI 215 (Social & Ethical Issues), CSCI 232 (Data Structures and Algorithms) and CSCI 246 (Discrete Structures).
  • Tutors are not experts and are not necessarily familiar with your assignment. Students seeking help on assignments should understand the assignment well enough to explain it.
  • Tutors are available to answer targeted questions and to explain general concepts. Tutors are not there to do your work for you.
  • If the tutor is a teaching assistant (see names below), that person has been hired to help with a specific course. The teaching assistant will prioritize his or her time so that students in that specific course have top priority.
  • Both tutors and tutees should be polite and professional.
  • Send suggestions for improvement and feedback to John Paxton.


  • Teaching Assistants: Britney Gibbs (CSCI 331); Dalton Gomez (CSCI 432); Kazi Nazmul Hasan (CSCI 460); Daniel Laden (CSCI 338); Buwani Manuweera (CSCI 443 & CSCI 451); Bradley McCoy (CSCI 215CS); Asad Noor (CSCI 446); Adiesha Ralalage (CSCI 366);  Prashanta Saha (CSCI 440); Braeden Sopp (CSCI 246); Na'Shea Wiesner (Virtual only - CSCI 232)Peng Zou (ESOF 322)
  • Undergraduate Course Assistants: Josh Anderson (CSCI 127); Nic Dzomba (CSCI 127); Yabets Ebron (CS 145); Kristoff Finley (CSCI 127); David Hamlin (CSCI 127); Bowen Kruse (CSCI 127); Ara Megerdichian (CSCI CS 145); Faith Nelson (CSCI 107); Alyssa Newhart (CS 145RA); Zoe Norden (CSCI 107); Patrick O'Connor CS 145); Wesley Robbins (CSCI 112); Chris Rosler (CS 145); Lin Shi (CSCI 127); Riley Slater (CSCI 127); Sierra Stephens (CSCI 232); Alan Tong (CSCI 107); Zachary Wadhams (CSCI 112); Collin Wright (CSCI 127)
  • Sonderegger Tutors: Caden Fong, Wyatt Kittelman, and Brody Schillo (CSCI 132)
  • CSCI 495 Students: Tali Eigner (CSCI 107, 127, 112, 132 and 232)
  • Volunteers: Anthony Nardiello (CSCI 107, 127, 132, 232, 215, 305, 331, 366, 446, 451 and ESOF 322); Reese Pearsall (CSCI 107, 112, 127, 132, 215, 232, 305, 338, 460 and CS 145)