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Tutoring Centers

Tutoring services are free to all students enrolled in classes at Hennepin Tech. We can help you with:

  • D2L
  • Zoom
  • Office 365
  • Writing
  • Math
  • Health
  • Homework Questions

Tutors are available to meet with students on campus or remotely. Hours and contact information are found below.

Support

Connect on Zoom

Online Support

Monday to Friday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm


After Hours Tutoring

Tutor.com is a free tutoring service that offers up to 15 hours of tutoring per academic year to all Hennepin Tech students.

Tutoring Team

Brooklyn Park Campus Tutors

Pamela Mueller
Email: Pamela.Mueller@HennepinTech.edu

  • Microsoft Office Programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Project
  • Adobe Programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat
  • Graphics Programs
  • CPLT classes
  • Child Development
  • Microsoft Office Productivity Apps 1 & 2
  • METS 1000: MSOffice and beginning AutoCAD

Rob Stokowski
Math Center Tutor
Email: Rob.Stokowski@HennepinTech.edu

  • Math
  • Physics
  • METS 2100 Statistics and Strengths of Materials
  • MACH 2425 - Geometry/Trigonometry for Machinists

Tim McCourtney
Email: Tim.McCourtney@HennepinTech.edu

  • Information Technology CCIS
    • Windows / Linux Python, CCNA
    • Network Essentials, A+
    • Computer Security, HTML
    • Microsoft Office
  • Manufacturing and Engineering Technology
    • FLPW; Fluid Power Tech I, Industrial Electricity I
    • MACH; Blueprint Reading, Machining Technology
    • ENGC; AutoCAD, GD&T
    • WLDG; Blueprint Reading
    • METS; Quality Control, Design Principles, etc.
  • General Education
    • Mathematics for the Trades
    • Ethics
    • Introduction to Sociology
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Technical Writing
  • Landscaping/Horticulture

Robbin Kotajarvi
Email: Robbin.Kotajarvi@HennepinTech.edu

  • English/Writing/Research
  • Reading
  • ESOL
  • History
  • Student Success Skills
  • Job Seeking Skills
  • Communications
  • Microsoft Office: Word/Excel/PowerPoint

Eden Prairie Campus Tutors

Sharful Alam
Tutoring Center Tutor
Email: Sharful.Alam@HennepinTech.edu

  • Math
  • Accounting, Finance, Payroll Accounting, Income-Tax, Quick Book etc.
  • Python programming, C#, Linux (Ubuntu)
  • CCNA-1 and 2
  • A+ Hardware
  • Relational Database Management Systems
  • Windows Admin, Office2016
  • SolidWorks

Jesse Kuhn
Writing Center Tutor
Email: Jesse.Kuhn@HennepinTech.edu

  • English/Writing/Research
  • Communications
  • Philosophy
  • History
  • Gen Eds (Math & Science)

Rebecca Montgomery
Math Center Tutor
Email: Rebecca.Montgomery@HennepinTech.edu

  • Math classes
  • Introductory Physics 2001
  • METS 2100 Statics & Strengths of Materials

Science & Health Careers Tutoring

Maddie Mickelson
Eden Prairie Campus
Health Careers Tutor
Email: Madeline.Mickelson@HennepinTech.edu

  • Human Biology
  • General Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Dental program classes
  • Nursing program classes
  • Nursing Assistant program classes

Mark Ellman
Brooklyn Park Campus
Science Tutor
Email: Mark.Ellman@HennepinTech.edu

  • Human Biology
  • General Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Resources

Read&Write

Read&Write is a support tool that offers help with everyday tasks such as reading text out loud, understanding unfamiliar words, researching assignments and proofing written work, no matter where you are working on your school work.

Get access for free on any device or platform, by emailing Tutoring@HennepinTech.edu for the directions on how to link to Hennepin Tech’s license.

Online Tutoring

Students can connect with professional tutors to ask general questions about any Hennepin Tech coursework, submit writing for feedback, and ask specific homework questions.

  • Interact with a tutor
  • Submit your writing for feedback
  • Submit a question and receive a reply from a tutor

Submit an Online Tutoring Request. You will receive a response within 24 hours on business days to connect with a tutor. Our online tutoring service is easy to use and can be accessed on any device that connects to the internet.

Online Tutoring

Click the button above to request online tutoring.

Include the Course Number and Section of the course you need help with in your request.

Tutoring Centers

The Tutoring Centers provide a supportive learning environment in which students can receive free individual or group tutoring or participate in guided study groups. The Tutoring Center is available to all students at HTC. We offer free tutoring on a walk-in basis or by appointment.

Services include Individual or group tutoring in:

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Technical course work
  • English proficiency
  • Study skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Test preparation
  • Specialized learning software is available

Resources

Please explore the resources below or contact the Math or Writing Center for additional assistance:

General Study Skills

Test Anxiety

College Algebra

Math Skills

ESL

APA/MLA Formatting

Reading

Writing

Math Centers

The Math Center guides students in understanding mathematical concepts and provides tutoring for all HTC math courses. Come to the Math Center for homework help, test prep, quiet study area and computer access. We offer free tutoring on a walk-in basis or by appointment.

Writing Centers

We offer free tutoring on a walk-in basis or by appointment.

Main Goals of the Writing Center

  • Help Students through trained peer, staff, and faculty tutoring
  • Understanding assignments
  • Troubleshoot and work through problem areas
  • Prioritize assignment tasks and goals
  • Build on existing skills

Writing Support

  • Sentence-level work
  • Paragraphs
  • Essays
  • Reports
  • Technical writing
  • Business writing
  • Career documents

Skill Building

  • Assignment interpretation
  • Clear expression of ideas
  • Topic focus
  • Paragraph organization
  • Essay organization
  • Transitions
  • Thesis statement
  • Page formatting
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Sentence structure
  • Research and citation
  • Style

Resources

CRLA Logo

Hennepin Technical College’s Tutoring Centers have been awarded International TUTOR Training Program Certification (ITTPC) by the College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA) for program certification level(s): Level I Certified Tutor, Level II Advanced, and Level III Master Tutor.

CRLA (College Reading & Learning Association) is an international professional organization devoted to the fields of reading, learning assistance, developmental education, tutoring, and mentoring at the college/adult level.

Contact Information

Email: Tutoring@HennepinTech.edu

Brooklyn Park Campus

Tutoring Center
Room G241
Phone: 763-488-2451

Math Center
Room G227

Writing Center
Room G221

Eden Prairie Campus

Tutoring Center
Room E150
Phone: 952-995-1548

Please leave a voicemail. Messages are checked Monday to Friday during the semester.

Hours

In-Person Support

Brooklyn Park
Monday to Thursday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Friday
7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Eden Prairie
Monday to Thursday
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Friday
7:30 am to 4:00 pm