Mathematics Support Center
Feeling rusty with your Algebra and Trig?
These twohour sessions provide an opportunity for you to brush up with a review which highlights not only the basics, but many of the interconnections often unvisited in the progress of a usual course.
 Tuesday 28 January 2020  7:009:00 PM Malott 406 Algebra Review
 Thursday 30 January 2020  7:009:00 PM Malott 406 Trig Review
Consider this: Don't Take Notes, Pay Attention! leave comments at ElectricBoogaloo
Worried about math? Whether you are studying for a prelim or brushing up on forgotten algebra, we can relieve your math anxiety. For best results seek help early and often!
Other worries? Here are:
Tutoring daily (except Saturdays) when classes are in session during the school year, through Finals until the last Math Final Exam. Experienced tutors are available at no charge for individual and smallgroup tutoring. We work on a WalkIn basis.
 Our Main Office 256 Malott
 Weekdays 10:00am  4:30pm
 Sunday Evenings 7:30pm  10:00pm Use upper entrance opposite Bailey Hall
 North Campus Room 3331 at the Tatkon Center
 Tuesday 7:309:30pm
 Wednesday 7:309:30pm
 Tutor Schedule
While tutors in the Math Support Center have varying areas of expertise, we have found that: any tutor may be helpful in any subject either because your tutor:
 directly knows the material.
 can help you to think about it.
 can get you started and refer you to another tutor who may be more facile with the kind of help you need.



Free Tutoring
The MSC is a Zoom Meeting Room
Find us at: http://math.cornell.edu/msc and this schedule at the short link: when.ref2.net
The schedule below is the schedule as of Sun, 28 Feb 2021 01:20:10 GMT (=Ithaca Time+4 Hours).
Do well on your Exams and final projects! Be sure to get plenty of rest!
Last updated: Sun, 28 Feb 2021 01:20:10 GMT All times shown are "Ithaca Time" which is currently EDT (4 hours earlier than GMT) indicates the Early Morning time slots especially for international time zones 

Closed for the Summer 
The MSC operates on the premise that you will learn mathematical concepts best by doing problems and practicing regularly. Study capsules and tutoring assist in refreshing your memory, filling gaps in your math background, reinforcing class work, helping on difficult topics, or reviewing for exams. MSC services are available weekdays and Sundays throughout the semester.
Free Tutoring: Experienced tutors are available for FREE individual and smallgroup tutoring. We work primarily on a walkin basis. A schedule of our hours and who is on duty is shown below and is also posted outside 256 Malott Hall.
Review sessions are held at the start of the semester for students wanting to review some precalculus topics.
Independent Study Capsules address topics from precalculus to calculus and allow students to work at their own pace. Most are now available on line.
A small library of math texts helps students to broaden their understanding of mathematical concepts.
Our Survival Kit is filled with suggestions for succeeding in a Cornell math class.
 We work on a walkin basis, so stop on by!
Prelim/Finals Schedule:
Due dates for Final Projects, Final Papers, and TakeHome Exams are set by the university based on class meeting times.
Private Tutoring
Want a private tutor? Please start by using our free tutoring service. You may be able to get your questions answered right in the MSC. If you decide you really want private tutoring, you can ask among the tutors you have found helpful in the MSC.
Capsules:

 Math Support Center Capsules: Free Independent Study Capsules for assorted topics students often find to be troublesome. Capsules range from a page or two in length to small booklets. Most are now available as
.pdf files.


Library:
 A small library of math texts helps students to broaden their understanding of mathematical concepts.
 Our Survival Kit is filled with suggestions for succeeding in a Cornell math class.
Contact:
Director:
Kelly Delp, 227 Malott Hall.
Cornell University Department of Mathematics web links in:
Math Department > MSC
Learning Strategies Center:
The Learning Strategies Center is the central academic support unit at Cornell University that provides undergraduate students with tutoring, supplemental courses, and facilitated study groups for Biology, Chemistry, Economics,
Mathematics and Physics. Assistance in improving general study skills is available through semester long courses, workshops, individual consultations, and web site resources.
 http://lsc.cornell.edu/
 Notes and Worksheets from the Learning Strategies Center Mathematics Branch support courses:
 MATH 1005, 1006, 1011, and 1012 which meet weekly to supplement lecture material, answer questions, and provide tips for effectively learning the material in MATH 1105, 1106, 1110, and 1120. Students who enroll in a support course receive one transcript credit (depending on college) and tutoring services. There are no exams or homework assignments. Students receive S/U grades determined by attendance only. Students who do not wish to enroll are invited to attend the classes but cannot utilize the tutoring services.
Other Resources
Anti Stress Kit
As featured on the central pillar in the MSC!
* Check out this free PDF book about Math Tutoring with ideas for both tutors and tutees.
Math Related
OnLine Videos on various math topics
OnLine graphing Calculator
Applications for Smart Phones and Computers:
 Wolfram Alpha Mobile App https://products.wolframalpha.com/mobile/  provides a delightful front end to www.WolframAlpha.com (see below for more about Wolfram Alpha). Modest cost, but provides access to many of the features of Wolfram Alpha Pro.
 GeoGebra https://www.geogebra.org/ has an assortment of software available at no charge with versions for nearly every computational device imaginable.
Other generally useful math resources:
 A search on a math topic will usually return links to material on Wikipedia and Mathworld, both of which are generally excellent.
 Excellent Blog written by Timothy Gowers, Editor of The Princeton Companion to Mathematics
 Another amazing blog by Terence Tao, prolific mathematician, and Fields Medalist
 Yet another blog by a guy who has done a lot of illustrations for Wikipedia
 Great collection of sites with special emphasis on teaching. As you become a more independent learner, the distinction between teacher and student becomes less useful.
 Wolfram Alpha actually performs various mathematical operations and volunteers a bunch of related information. Used wisely, you can learn an incredible amount exploring the further information it provides.
We're Hiring! MSC Jobs Information and application below.
Recent Changes:
MSC Bulletin Board Include Section Bulletin Board: Announcement!: The MSC Stories video is released! Q: Where? A: MSC Stories...
MSC Tutor Schedule Tutor Schedule The MSC is a Zoom Meeting Room Find us at: http://math.cornell.edu/msc and this schedule at the short link: when.ref2.net...
Story from Yue Liang On May 11, 2021, at 6:04 PM, Yue Liang wrote: Hi Reiley and Richard, I am the stupid one this morning went to the 8:00 session to ask about...
Number of topics: 3
MSC Bulletin Board Include Section Bulletin Board: Announcement!: The MSC Stories video is released! Q: Where? A: MSC Stories...
MSC Tutor Schedule Tutor Schedule The MSC is a Zoom Meeting Room Find us at: http://math.cornell.edu/msc and this schedule at the short link: when.ref2.net...
Story from Yue Liang On May 11, 2021, at 6:04 PM, Yue Liang wrote: Hi Reiley and Richard, I am the stupid one this morning went to the 8:00 session to ask about...
Text Submissions Story From Bev West Story from TV Raman Story From Louis Brown Story From Vivian Kuperberg Story from Yue...
MSC has no tutors available. Short link to the MSC page: msc.ref2.net MSC Zoom Meetings Protip: Also a place to find a study buddy!: Please visit during priority...
Story from T.V.Raman Hi Dick, Here is a short write up of something I remember edit to taste. I worked at the MSC in Spring 1990 and the experience was enriching...
MSC Stories MSC Stories Project Text Submissions Cover Letter: From: `Dick Furnas` Subject: MSC Stories Invitation To: You! Content Transfer Encoding...
Story From Louis Brown On Apr 7, 2021, at 11:44 AM, Louis Brown wrote: Hi Dick, I`d like to submit a written story. Let me know if you have any suggestions/edits...
Story From Vivian Kuperberg On Mar 24, 2021, at 3:49 PM, Vivian Kuperberg wrote: Hi Dick, In the end I`ve decided I just don`t want to film a video. But, here`s a...
Story From Bev West On Feb 23, 2021, at 2:54 PM, Beverly Henderson West wrote: Ah Dick, This is a crazy time for me, as we are in the final stages of publishing a...
MSC Favorite Mathematicians Include Section Favorite Mathematicians Contribute to our list of Favorite Mathematicians ! Famous or obscure, some are largely...
MSC Zoom Configuration Tips Include Section Zoom Configuration Tips Use internet audio if you can. To avoid audio feedback issues, when you enter the meeting...
MSC Feedback Include Section Want to give us FeedBack? !! What works? What doesn`t? Have a concern? We very much appreciate any feedback you may have, so...
MSC COVID 19 References Section to INCLUDE Some COVID 19 references: COVID 19 Status in Ithaca: https://ithacavoice.com/covid 19 dashboard/...
Math Support Center Tutor Dick Furnas The old fart with really white hair. Likes to let you think he`s helping you, but really you have to figure it out...
Math Survival Kit A Math Support Center Capsule October 29, 2008 Introduction This capsule is intended as a guide to the ins and outs of introductory courses...
Math Study Strategies: Or, How I Learned to Stop Taking Notes and Love Calculus This document is evolving from original drafts by Philip Sink ...with enthusiastic...
Algebra and Trig Reviews Reviews of Algebra and Trigonometry are held at the start of each semester to help you brush up on the essentials of these topics. The reviews...
Want Math Help? Have we got Math Help! Hi, all! I hope you...
Math Support Center Sign In Sign Out Form An ancient (designed for Windows 98!) laptop is installed in the MSC as a dedicated station for students to sign in/out and...
Number of topics: 20
MSC Wiki Utilities:

advanced search
Uses: TutorExpertise MscCapsules AlgebraAndTrigReviews TutorSchedule HoursOpen