Math, Writing and Subject Tutoring

Summer tutoring is available through ThinkingStorm. 


Framingham State has partnered with ThinkingStorm to provide free online tutoring to our students.  ThinkingStorm is open every day for online tutoring, which includes on-demand, appointment-based, and submission-based support. To receive tutoring help, simply access online tutoring through the link on your Framingham State University Blackboard page. You can then follow the directions on-screen to connect with a live tutor, submit a document to the online Writing Center, or schedule a virtual tutoring appointment.

Instructions to access ThinkingStorm

Professional Math Tutors 

During the fall and spring semesters, professional math tutors are available Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-1pm, and Sundays 5-9pm.

Professional Writing Tutors

During the fall and spring semesters, writing tutors are available Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-1pm, and Sunday 5-9pm.  Students should sign up for writing tutor appointments through Starfish.  Instructions on how to sign up for an appointment can be found here: Starfish Appointments>> 

Subject Tutors

Subject tutors are students of junior or senior standing who are recommended by faculty to be tutors.  During the fall and spring semesters, subject tutors are available 4-10 hours a week  for many areas including: accounting, biology, chemistry, computer science,  earth science and physics,  food and nutrition, business and economics, geography, history, logic, philosophy, research methods/SPSS for sociology and psychology, Spanish. 

CASA works with Academic Departments to secure tutors based on need.  Students looking to request a tutor for an area not currently supported should contact Ally Chisholm ( or Dr. LaDonna Bridges (


Tutoring Opportunities 

Tutoring is an outstanding way for students to become involved in the Framingham State community.  Any student interested in becoming a subject tutor or an Academic Strategy Peer Tutor (ASPT) should fill out the tutoring application.  Excellent academic standing, a faculty recommendation, and an interview are required.  

For questions about any of the above tutoring services, please contact: 

Ally Chisholm, Academic Success Coordinator 

Dr. LaDonna Bridges, Associate Dean of Academic Success