The Teaching Assistants for PHYSICS 130 and 135 hold office hours as follows in Dearborn Observatory, room 14.  Students should never hesitate to avail themselves of this help.  Office hours for winter quarter begin on January 11 and will be held through reading week.

Walk-in office hours for Winter 2016 are posted below.  If no names are listed in a cell there are no office hours during that time.

  Monday Tuesday Wednesay Thursday
10 am - 12 pm     Kelly, Case, and Zhou  
12 pm - 2 pm     Bal, Chen, and Engelhardt Kelly and Wytock
2 pm - 4 pm Hafen and Shams Berryman and Shams Berryman, Monjur, and Krovi Avers and Monjur
4 pm - 6 pm Davis and Nguyen Case and Krovi Nguyen, Trossman, and Xin  
6 pm - 8 pm   Mucia and Hwang Shi and Hwang  
8 pm - 10 pm     Fang and Hafen  

In addition, Allison Dining Hall offers drop-in tutoring every Sunday from 3 -5 pm.

Math, Chemistry and Physics Resource Room


When: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday from 8 - 10 PM

Location: Technological Institute, Room HG04 (enter through HG10)

The room is open to all calculus, chemistry and physics students looking for a constructive and helpful environment in which to work on math, chem and physics problems. It is staffed by experienced undergraduate peer tutors for students needing help in the following courses:

Math 212, 213, 214, 220, 224, and 230

Chem 101, 102, 103, 171, and 172

Physics 130 and 135

Tutoring starts the second week of classes and runs through reading week.


Undergraduates seeking more extensive, individualized help with physics, astronomy or math can be referred to private graduate student or postdoctoral tutors.  This information is provided for public convenience and is not a service provided by the department. The decision to use any particular private tutor, including any individuals who respond to your request, rest solely with the hiring party. Northwestern University does not warrant, endorse, or guarantee the quality, appropriateness, or any other aspect of any service provided by a private tutor.

However, if you would like help in finding out which of our graduate students may be interested in private tutoring, please send an email to the Physics and Astronomy Academic Office - physics-astronomy@northwestern.edu. Please include in the body of the email your contact information for a speedy response. back to top

January 22, 2016