Allen College

Online Tutoring

at Allen College



Step 1: Log into Blackboard Learn and navigate to your course, or use this link:

Access NetTutor via Blackboard


Step 2: Click on the NetTutor link within your course.

Step 3: Choose the subject area for which you would like tutoring.

Step 4: Choose the mode of tutoring that you desire.

Available Subjects:

  • Beginning Statistics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Business and Management
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Finance
  • Genetics
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Information Technology
  • Kinesiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Microsoft Excel, Office, PowerPoint, Project, & Word
  • Nursing
    • Critical Care Nursing
    • Fundamentals of Nursing
    • Fundamentals of Nursing - Dosage and Calculation
    • General Medical/Surgical Nursing
    • Hospice Care
    • Maternal/Fetal Nursing
    • Oncology
    • Pathophysiology
    • Pharmacology
    • Principles & Concepts of Nutrition
    • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Principles of Management
  • Statistics
  • Writing

Modes of online tutoring:

  • Ask NetTutor - connect to a live tutor for immediate assistance
  • NetTutor Q&A Center - drop off a question and receive feedback from a tutor
  • NetTutor Paper Center -  submit your paper, dissertation, lab report, or technical writing for review. Please allow at least 48 hours for return of your paper; however, it may take up to 72 hours during times of peak usage. Please plan accordingly.

Tutoring Hours

To view the current tutoring schedule for hours of availability, go to NetTutor Tutor Schedule. Hours may vary by semester. You may also view the tutors' schedules after you sign in to NetTutor by clicking on the calendar icon in the upper right hand corner of the page near your name.

How-To Videos:

Overview of the NetTutor modes

How to use the NetTutor Paper Center

Technical Support:

Having trouble connecting to NetTutor? Below  are the minimum requirements.
  • Minimum Browser: An HTML5-compatible browser (Internet Explorer 10+, Chrome 28+. Firefox 28+, Safari 7+)
  • Internet Connection: 56K or greater
  • Security: Make sure cookies are enabled and pop-ups are allowed for
Need additional assistance? Fill out a Customer Support Request, available on the tutoring mode selection page, or contact the Student Success Office at (319) 226-2007.