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Our mission is to enhance the quality of university student
scholarship and support the achievement of students' academic and
career goals through peer-based collaborative study groups, tutoring,
 coaching, and student success programming. 

PLUS services are FREE to all enrolled EWU students.

PLUS peer-assisted leaders (PALs), tutors, and coaches are here to help you succeed in your courses.

Who We Are

The Program Leading to University Success (PLUS) provides FREE academic support to EWU students through collaborative study groups and supplemental instruction, small group tutoring, academic coaching, and online academic assistance. Peers work with other peers in the Learning Commons of JFK Library and in classrooms across campus. Services are provided to students by professional staff and student employees in order to support the achievement of their academic and career goals. PLUS is certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) to provide internationally recognized tutor training.

Learn more about the history of PLUS

Learn more about CRLA certification

Virtual Reality Tutoring 

We are thrilled to announce we will soon introduce virtual reality to tutoring sessions in select courses! Students will be able to in-person at the JFK library or remotely through virtual reality headsets. The metaverse allows for unique opportunities for active, engaged learning through 3D molecule building, anatomy modeling, and more! Contact our team for more details!

Study Groups/SI

Collaborative learning sessions are led by a peer-assisted leader (PAL) who fosters interactive academic discussions between students.


In-person tutoring is offered in small groups to enhance classroom learning, persistence, knowledge acquisition.

Online Tutoring

Currently enrolled EWU students can access Online Tutoring from anywhere.  Students can chat with a tutor or submit questions.

Academic Coaching

Academic coaching sessions help students achieve their academic goals within and beyond the classroom.

Self Enroll in our PLUS Student Canvas Portal

Receive Announcements about PLUS services and when tutoring and academic coaching sign-ups are open!