Frequently Asked Questions
The ASC's focus is to provide services to support the academic success of MSUB students. Tutors are available for math, writing, reading, statistics, biology, chemistry and other subjects. Please check at the front desk at the ASC or call 657-1641 to learn the hours for tutors for specialty classes.
The services of the Academic Support Center are available free to all currently enrolled MSU Billings students, including those at City College and those taking online classes. Tutoring is provided through student fees.
Computers and printing are available for current MSUB students in the ASC on the university campus and at City College. Wireless access is also available. There is a charge for printing.
Only Math, Writing, and Science tutoring is provided on a drop-in basis, all other subjects require an appointment. Please check the schedule at the front desk or call 657-1641 for more information on tutoring times.
Fall & Spring Semester
Mon - Thur - 8am - 8pm
Friday - 8am - 5pm
City College Campus
Mon - Fri - 8am - 5pm
Hours during breaks and summer vary. Please call 657-1641 for updates.
On the University campus, the ASC building is now located on the first floor of the Student Union Building.
At City College, the ASC is located in the Tech Building off of the student commons area.
First, make sure to sign in using your student ID card or ID number at the front computer. After you sign in, find a comfortable spot and ask any of our helpful tutors to assist you.
Students who need help with writing should bring a typed, double-spaced copy of their draft, as well as any assignment instructions they have received.
Students who need help with their math should bring their text and assignment materials with them. Students should bring their calculator manuals if they have questions about using their calculators.
Appointments are not necessary for the drop-in subjects, but students who wish to work with a particular tutor may want to make arrangements ahead of time
The ASC is staffed by instructors, student tutors who have successfully passed the courses and have been approved by the instructors, and professional tutors.
All Microsoft Office products are available for student use, as well as the programs needed for math and business classes. Additional programs needed for City College courses are available in the ASC at City College.
We can help troubleshoot basic issues. However, more complex difficulties should be addressed by the IT Student Helpdesk in COE 401 or at 247-5700. Online issues should be referred to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes. There is a charge and students must use their U-Card.
All ASC instructors are available in the tutoring center. Check your course syllabus or front desk at the ASC for instructor availability.
Follow this link to student employment opportunities at the ASC for more information.
Most of the tutors are familiar with the Texas Instrument model calculators. If you have a different model, bring your manual with you. For help using graphing calculators TI-83, TI-83+, TI-84, TI-84+, TI-85, TI-86, TI-89 or TI92, see the Graphing Calculator Helps page.