Science Assistance Center

The Science Assistance Center offers students on the Albany Campus professional academic services designed to support math and science courses offered in the first two undergraduate years.

The Science Assistance Center’s mission is to maximize students’ academic potential and build their confidence in a comfortable and collaborative atmosphere.

These services, provided by professional tutors, are provided on a drop-in basis during daytime business hours and are available during the regular academic year.

The Science Assistance Center is located in room 308 of the Library Building. Please note that the hours listed below are subject to change. Check the schedule posted outside the door or visit the Ask Online website for the most up-to-date information.


General Chemistry or Organic Chemistry
Tutors: Dr. Bill Williams, Trudy Thomas-Smith

  • Monday: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: Noon - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Friday: Noon - 4:00 pm

General Biology or Microbiology
Tutor: Dr. Michele Gilson

  • Tuesday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Thursday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tutor: Ms. Sharon Rice

  • Monday: 3:30 - 6:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 - 11:00 am

Contact Us

Alyssa Abitabile
Academic Support Coordinator

Jarrett Lykins
Coordinator of Academic Learning Services