Welcome to the MAX Center!

We offer support in math, science, writing, economics, and study skills.

You can meet with our tutors

All tutoring will take place remotely during Academic Year 2020-2021.

  • Our writing tutors are available for scheduling and Zoom consultations through WC Online.
  • Zoom links for STEM and Econ tutors are available through our STEM Gateway page. (Note: you must be logged into your Macalester email account to access the Gateway page)
  • Check the Science and Math pages to see when tutors are available for help with specific courses.

You can meet with our professional staff

You can also contact our professional counselors for assistance:

“The MAX Center!”

A promotional video by writing tutor Faith Isham ’23

Meet Dave Ehren, MAX Center Director

In this Admissions video for admitted students, Dave Ehren ’87 talks about resources the MAX Center can offer students.

The MAX Center: Where underprepared students prepare, prepared students advance, and advanced students excel.

The MAX Center assists students with:

  • the disciplines of Math, Science, Economics 119, and Writing
  • the skills required for good time-management and study habits
  • building a culturally diverse learning community
  • academic accommodations for students with documented disabilities. We offer individual and group assistance at no charge in mathematics, biology, chemistry, writing, study skills, time management, and other areas.

Beyond classroom work, we provide assistance with:

  • capstone papers and honors projects
  • personal statements and applications for scholarships
  • study-abroad programs
  • graduate school and professional school
  • preparation for graduate school examinations

When is a tutor available?

The MAX Center tutoring hours during Mod 4, beginning March 21st, are as follows:

Sunday through Thursday 7:00 -10:00 p.m., and Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m.

Note that the math and science calendars do not show scheduled appointments, only tutors’ scheduled work hours.

Contact Reports MAX Center STEM clients and tutors can report an appointment here.

Tutor Resources (Accessible to MAX employees only)

The MAX Center Hall of Fame Celebrities

Do you know of someone in the MAX Center who has accomplished something recently or has been involved in something noteworthy? Contact Julie Lucking with the information or picture: lucking@macalester.edu