Northwestern University

Undergraduate Physics Labs

Department of Physics and Astronomy


The Teaching Assistants assigned to the lectures for Physics 125, 130, and 135 hold office hours and are also available to see students by appointment. Students should never hesitate to avail themselves of this help. For a list of lab assistants, their office hours, and their contact information see the Contacts at the left.

The Society of Physics Students offers mentor tutoring to students taking basic Physics courses. Email SPS for more details. To hire a regular private tutor, contact Bud Robinson, the department's Graduate Program Assistant, for advice and tutor contact information.

Undergraduates seeking more extensive, individualized help with physics, astronomy or math can be referred to private graduate student or postdoctoral tutors. This information is provided for public convenience and is not a service provided by the department. The decision to use any particular private tutor, including any individuals who respond to your request, rest solely with the hiring party. Northwestern University does not warrant, endorse, or guarantee the quality, appropriateness, or any other aspect of any service provided by a private tutor.

However, if you would like help in finding out which of our graduate students may be interested in providing private tutoring, please email the Physics and Astronomy Department, Please include your contact information in the body of the email for a speedy response.