University Tutorial Center

  • University Tutorial Center


Due to the closure of the Palmer Wing of the Library, the Tutoring Center services are relocated to the Los Angeles room on the third floor of the Student Union.  All scheduled appointments will be held there on Monday November 30th.  Drop-ins can also go to the Los Angeles room for tutoring services. 

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Fall 2015 Quarter Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

welcome from the director

Welcome to the website of the University Tutorial Center at California State University, Los Angeles!

Doctor Howard MasudaThe University Tutorial Center offers academic skills support to all currently-enrolled Cal State LA students. On this site you will find information about the Center and its services and resources. You will also find a link to our Facebook page.

Our services include subject-area appointment tutoring, math walk-in tutoring, online tutoring (NetTutor), in-Center and classroom study skills presentations, and an online library of academic skills resources.

In the recent final report of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Visitng Accreditation Team Education Effectiveness Review, October, 2010, the Team commended the Center by stating "Successful programs and interventions at Cal State L.A. that have demostrated success in student retention include...the University Tutorial Center." (p.26). We are proud of what the entire Center staff has been able to accomplish during the past 36 years and we look forward to the future. We thank all the students, staff, faculty and administrators who value and support what we do.

I personally invite you to visit the University Tutorial Center located in the John F. Kennedy Library, Palmer Wing, Room 1039.

We are here for your success. If you have any questions or suggestions, you are welcome to send an email to

Best Regards,                                                   
Dr. Howard Masuda                                                      
Director, University Tutorial Center                       

Dr. Masuda is a newly-inducted Fellow [Individual Photo] [Group Photo] of the Council of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education Associations (CLADEA).  The induction ceremony was conducted on February 26, 2015, at the National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) 2015 National Conference in Greenville, SC.  The Council recognizes and honors the most outstanding leaders in the profession.  Fellows are selected based on their long-term and significant contributions to the field [Vita].  Selection as a Fellow represents the highest honor conferred upon professionals in learning assistance, tutoring, and developmental education.  Individuals selected as Fellows must be nominated by a current Fellow or by a member association.