Genesis Tutoring

The Genesis Tutoring program was designed in 1991, and works with traditionally underrepresented students, but is open to all LSU students.  The mission of Genesis Tutoring is to provide pathways to successful completion of college courses.  This program is constantly changing in an effort to provide the services that students need most.  Starting on September 15, 2020, students may access Genesis Tutoring Virtual Drop-in Service via the Navigate App.  In order to access the drop-in service, students will need to download the Navigator App, which is available on Apple App Store or Google App Store. 


Steps for accessing Genesis Tutoring Virtual Drop-In Service in Navigate:

  1. Click on "Appointments."
  2. Click on "Schedule an Appointment." 
  3. Select "Academic Support" as the type of appointment.
  4. Select "Office of Multicultural Affairs" as the location.
  5. Select "Genesis Tutoring."
  6. Select "Drop-In Online."
  7. A member of the Genesis Tutoring staff will send the requester a message with the Zoom link.


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Center Hours: 5-9pm, Monday-Thursday

The Genesis Tutoring Virtual Drop-In Service is available Monday-Thursday, 5-9pm.  Requests must be made via the Navigate app.  

Center Location: 302G, Student Union (Virtual ONLY during the Fall 2020 Semester)

The Genesis Tutoring Center is located in the Student Union, room 302G.  However, in-person services are suspended for the Fall 2020 Semester.  

Contact Us:

Email us at or call 225-578-4339 for more information.

List of Subjects and Availability 

List is in alphabetical order.

Subjects Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Algebra 5-9pm 5:30-9pm 5-9pm  7-9pm
Biology 5-9pm   5-9pm  
Business Calculus 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm
Business 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm
Calculus 5-9pm  5-9pm 5-9pm  5-9pm
Chemistry 5-9pm 5:30-9pm 5-9pm 7-9pm
Economics 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm  5-9pm
English 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm
Essay Editing 5-9pm 5-9pm  5-9pm  5-9pm
History 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm
ISDS 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm  5-9pm
Kinesiology 5-9pm   5-9pm  
Mass Communications 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm  
Philosophy 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm 7:30-9pm
Physics 5-9pm 5:30-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm
Political Communication 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm  
Political Science 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm
Psychology 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm
Sociology 5-9pm   5-9pm  
Spanish 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm
Trigonometry 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm
Writing 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm 5-9pm


Interested in becoming a Genesis Tutor?

The requirements to be a Genesis Tutor include:

  • 3.0 or higher Cumulative GPA
  • 3.0 or higher GPA in your last completed semester
  • 3.0 or higher Cumulative Subject GPA (calculate by averaging all of the GPAs for each course within a subject area)
  • The ability to tutor in a minimum of two subject areas

Apply to be Genesis Tutor today by emailing Michelle Carter, Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs at  Provide the following items in your email:

  • Resume or CV
  • A list of subjects you are capable of tutoring and your subsequent skill level (i.e. fourth-year level math)
  • A recommendation from a professor
  • A copy of your transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable)