• The tutors in our Student Success Center, Barnard Hall 259, are generally available to assist students in lower division computer science courses.
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:00 a.m.

 Melody Tribble

   Melody Tribble    
9:00 a.m.    Seraj Mostafa
 Brandon Klise
 Bryan Plant  Seraj Mostafa

10:00 a.m.  Taylor Wilkerson
 Nate Tranel
 Xuying Wang


 Bryan Plant
 Nate Tranel
 Xuying Wang

   Nate Tranel
 Xuying Wang
11:00 a.m.  Taylor Wilkerson
 Saidur Rahman
 Justin McGowen  Jachike Madubuko  Tim Parrish  Sam Hulme

 Ethan Malo
 Saidur Rahman
 Anika Prima

 Garret Gershmel

 Ethan Malo
 Na'Shea Wiesner

Lizzie Herman

1:10 p.m.  Anika Prima  Kevin Browder  Kyle Webster
 Alex Irish
 Matthew Doran
 Batuhan Mekiker

 Alex Irish
 Lizzie Herman

2:10 p.m.

 Jase Rost
 Timothy Osen

   Peter Gifford
 Keely Weisbeck

 Matthew Doran
 Batuhan Mekiker

 Bryan Plant
 Lizzie Herman
3:10 p.m.  Na'Shea Wiesner  Buwani Manuweera  Trent Baker  Nathan Stouffer
 Buwani Manuweera
 Lizzie Herman
4:10 p.m.    Karen Stengel  Jici Huang  Nathan Stouffer
 Marie Morin
 Jici Huang
 Mohamed Anani
5:10 p.m.  Parker Folkman
 Qingge Letu
 Michael Dickensheets
 Derek Wallace
 William Kingsley  Hugh O'Neill  Mohamed Anani
6:00 p.m.  Qingge Letu
 Parker Folkman
   William Kingsley    
7:00 p.m.          
8:00 p.m.          
9:00 p.m.          

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? Tuesday, January 15th, 2018.
  • When is the last day of tutoring? Friday, April 27th, 2018.
  • 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 Sharlyn.Izurieta@montana.edu
  • Kudos, complaints or suggestions?  E-mail sharlyn.izurieta@montana.edu


  • 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: Mohamad Anani (232), Parker Folkman (232), Buwani Manuweera (468), Batuhan Mekikar (246), Seraj Mostafa (215, 338), Anika Prima (132), Letu Qingge (305), Saidur Rahman (132), Na'Shea Wiesner (338)
  • Undergraduate Course Assistants: Trent Baker (127), Michael Dickensheets (112), Noah Gershmel (127), Peter Gifford (112), Lizzie Herman (145), Sam Hulme (145), Alex Irish (112), Brandon Klise (112), Jachiike Madubuko (112), Justin McGowen (127), Marie Morin (127), Hugh O'Neill (127), Tim Osen (107), Tim Parrish (145), Bryan Plant (112), Jase Rost (112), Karen Stengel (145), Nate Tranel (145), Derek Wallace (145), Xuying Wang (127), Kyle Webster (107), Keely Weisbeck (112)
  • Sonderegger Tutors: Matt Doran (107, 112, 127, 132, 232), Ethan Malo (112, 132, 232, 246) , Nathaniel Tranel (107, 112, 127, 132, CS 145), Melody Tribble (107, 112, 127, 132, 232), Xuying Wang (107, 112, 127, 132, 232), Taylor Wilkerson (107, 112 132, 232) , and Bryan Plant (107,127 132, 232).
  • CSCI 495 Students: Lizzie Herman (CSCI 107, 217, 132, CS 145, Java)
  • Volunteers: Nathan Stouffer (CSCI 107 and CSCI 127) and William Kingsley (107, 127, 132, 232).