Help Rooms and Tutoring Jobs

Mathematics and Computer Science Help Room Schedules



Room TBD on Barnard campus for help with College Algebra, Calculus I, II, and III. Columbia teaching assistants also available for help with Analytic Geometry.

406 Mathematics Building on Columbia campus for help with Calculus IV and Higher Math courses.  Columbia graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants available. See schedule for names and times.



Computer Science


Room TBD on Barnard campus for students interested in computer science.



Columbia University Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Help Room

There is an applied mathematics help room run by SIAM

email or visit for more information.



Math Help Room Tutors

We're happy to hear from new undergraduate tutors. All tutors must have completed Calculus I-III or equivalent and performed well--about a B or above--and be able to explain those subjects to students. For the full job description and to apply, please go to Tutor Job ID 7961 in BarnardWorks.

Computer Science Help Room Tutors

We're happy to hear from new undergraduate tutors who are proficient in Java, Python, and C, and are able to explain those subjects to students. Ideally, tutors should have completed a majority of the Computer Science core curriculum. For the full job description and to apply, please go to Tutor Job ID 4125 in BarnardWorks.


Math Tutors Needed - Peer-to-Peer Learning Programs

Apply to be a Peer Tutor

The Barnard Dean of Studies (DOS) Office and the Opportunities Program are seeking current Barnard students to serve as tutors in our Peer-to-Peer Learning programs. DOS and Opportunities Program Peer Tutors are paid $15/hour, for anywhere between two and ten hours per week (depending on your availability and demand for tutors in your area), to meet individually or in small groups (no more than three students) with fellow students who have requested a tutor for support in a particular class. Tutors are also paid for approximately one hour per month of training/in-service.

Subjects where tutors are most in demand include: Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, and Foreign Language, but other subjects may also be needed depending on student requests, so you are encouraged to apply even if the subject you want to tutor does not appear on this list.


  • Successful completion of the Barnard course(s) (or equivalent) that you are applying to tutor in
  • Experience as a peer tutor preferred but not required
  • Empathy, Patience, Clarity, and Kindness
  • Commitment to academic integrity
  • Good academic and disciplinary standing in the College
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Senior, Junior, Sophomore, or second-semester First-Year status

To apply to be a Peer-to-Peer Learning Tutor:

1. Apply at BarnardWorks Ref # 4322

2. Fill out this form.

3. Make an appointment for an interview. You may meet with either Evelyn Leong, Junior Class Dean and Dean for Academic Assistance or Elida Martinez-Gaynor, Interim Director of Academic Success and Enrichment Programs.

Questions? Email