Learning Center

Learning Center

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The Learning Center, located in the Cayan Library, is an academic support service that is available to all SUNY Poly students. Services include one-on-one peer and professional tutoring in various academic disciplines, writing assistance, reading and study skills support, English as a Second Language tutoring, and assistance with microcomputers. The center also provides workshops on a variety of topics, as well as access to instructional software.  The Learning Center is available for use anytime the library is open as listed below. Please keep in mind that tutors are not on duty during all of these hours. You must log onto tutortrac to see each tutor and course availability. 


TutorTrac: Tutor Schedule and Appointment System- click here to make and appointment

Guide to scheduling an appointment on TutorTrac (pdf)- step by step directions on how to sign up


For more information, contact the Learning Center Director, Douglas Eich at 792-7316.  Or contact the Director of Student Academic Success, Michelle Kent-Landes @ 315-792-7312 or Kentlam@Sunyit.edu 


List of courses we Tutor 


Tutortrac link:  tutoring.sunyit.edu



Writing Help Spring 2017

The following tutors are available throughout the week to help you with your writing assignments.




Professor Lena Bertone



Mon/Wed: 9:30am-11:30am

Fri: 9:30-11:30 (online)

Professor Alex Bulson



Tues:  4:00-6:00
Wed:  11:30-1:30
Fri: 1:00-3:00 (online)

Professor Kathleen Taylor



Mon: 9:00am-1:00pm
Wed: 9:00am-11:00am (online)


 Patricia Murphy




Tues: 2:00-4:00 PM
Thurs: 2:00-4:00 PM


You must schedule an appointment with the tutors by going to tutoring.sunyit.edu

Log-in using your SITNET ID and password

  • Click “Search Availability” in the Student Options area
  • In the Search Criteria, under center, click the drop down arrow and select Cayan Library—Utica
  • Select Writing Help
  • Click Search, the dates and times available to make an appointment will appear. Click the time you’d like to book an appointment.
  • If you need assistance making an appointment, please stop by the learning center or e-mail learningcenter@sunyit.edu