Pierpont offers online tutoring through both Microsoft Teams and Blackboard/Tutor.com. Chat with a tutor on a variety of subjects to get the help you need online. Check out the steps below to get started!
To use Microsoft Teams for tutoring, please follow the below steps:
- DOWNLOAD MICROSOFT TEAMS
You can download Microsoft Teams for FREE at: microsoft.com/enus/education/products/teams
To login, use your Pierpont username ending with @pierpont. Example: firstname.lastname@example.org
- JOIN THE PIERPONT TEAM
- Locate the Pierpont Tutoring team. Select Teams on the sidebar, then a “Join or create team” button should appear in the upper right corner.
- Select “Join Team with a Code” and type in the code: m339t9w
- Finally, select Math or Writing to begin chatting with a tutor.
- CHAT WITH A TUTOR
You will be able to text chat or use Teams’ built-in video chat. Please note: anything typed in the channels will be publicly visible to the entire Pierpont community, so you should not include any private information there (including grades). If you are engaging with a tutor via text, you should create a private chat. For the Teams Tutoring schedule, please see below.*
Use Blackboard to utilize tutoring 24/7. Pierpont offers 24/7 tutoring through Blackboard and Tutor.com for free. Tutor.com offers tutoring in a wide variety of subjects. Your Blackboard home page has a link to Tutor.com in the Tools section. You can only use your free access if you use the Blackboard link.