Online Tutoring - STAR-NY

STAR-NY Online Tutoring Web Site


This program provides free online tutoring for enrolled SUNY Adirondack students in various subjects.

What You Need to Know

  • Online Tutoring is free.
  • Online tutoring is part of shared services consortium with 19 other SUNY colleges.
  • Each participating SUNY—including SUNY Adirondack—identifies trained and qualified tutors to provide online tutoring.

The following core subjects are available for the Summer 2018 term 

  • Writing Any course through Masters level (except foreign language)

  • Math for Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calc I, & Intro to Statistics

  • Chemistry (no summer coverage) Introductory level & General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry

  • Biology (no summer coverage) Introductory level and Anatomy & Physiology

  • Physics (no summer coverage) Introductory level

  • Psychology (no summer coverage) Introductory level

  • Economics (no summer coverage) Introductory level, Macro, and Micro

  • Computer Science (no summer coverage) Introductory level

  • Nursing (no summer coverage) Introductory level

  • Accounting (no summer coverage) Any course below the 400 level

Hours and Availability 
May 13 through Aug. 17, 2018 
Sunday through Thursday (7 PM to Midnight)

How to Access STAR-NY Online Tutoring

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Instructions for Working with an Online Tutor

  • A student must enter the online tutoring platform between 7 pm and midnight Sundays through Thursdays. Refer to the schedule for available subjects each evening. Tutors do not respond or correct work through email correspondence. To receive online tutoring, a student must interact with the tutor in the online platform. 
  • Open a browser other than Internet Explorer such as Firefox, Safari, or Chrome to log into the tutoring site:
  • Click on the "Sign In Here" link.  Enter the information requested.  Please note that the Sign In Here link is only visible during the 7 to Midnight hours of operation.
  • Select the room for the subject in which assistance is needed. There may be a wait, as students are helped in the order in which they log on. Tutors will greet students in the chat box area to the right of the whiteboard.
  • If you encounter any problems with the website, or have any questions, please e-mail

Detailed Instructions On How Start And Participate In A Star-NY Online Tutoring Session.