Physics Learning Center

Location, Hours & Contact

Oceanography & Physical Sciences Building, Room 214

Students chat and laugh in the STC

The Physics Learning Center is an additional resource designed to help students succeed in their physics courses. The learning center provides a central location where students can work in cooperative groups and get assistance with physics homework from volunteer faculty members and graduate students.

Students are encouraged to visit the Physics Learning Center on a regular basis. The center is staffed during part of each day (Monday through Friday), and there is no charge for the services provided by the volunteer staff member on duty.


  1. Quiet, comfortable learning environment.

  2. Ethernet and wireless internet access.

  3. Multiple power outlets.

  4. Convenient hours.

  5. Evening hours available.


Spring 2024

The Physics Learning Center (PLC) will be in OCNPS 214. The PLC will provide in-person tutoring for students taking any physics class. In addition, we're also offering virtual tutoring (Zoom). Please see section below titled "Online Learning Center Hours" for more information.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.         Mr. Urban Kobal
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Mr. Darren Upton   Mr. Josh Carter   Mr. Urban Kobal
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mr. Jeffrey Pearson Mr. Sankalp Shinde Mr. Josh Carter Mr. Sankalp Shinde Mr. Jeffrey Pearson
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.   Mr. Sankalp Shinde Mr. Aiden Clark Mr. Sankalp Shinde Mr. Matthew Wyatt
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Mr. Darren Upton   Ms. Cordelia Aldridge Mr. Sherman Keegan Mr. Matthew Wyatt
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.     Ms. Cordelia Aldridge Mr. Sherman Keegan  
3p.m. - 4 p.m.   Colloquium (no tutors) Dr. Grau    
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.     Mr. Aiden Clark    
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.     Dr. Hyde    
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.     Ms. Gloria Tejedor Mr. Sashi Nepal   
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.     Ms. Gloria Tejedor Mr. Sashi Nepal   


Online Learning Center

In addition to in-person tutoring, we're also offering virtual tutoring through Zoom. Click the button below for the Zoom meeting ID and passwords. To protect the meeting info and passwords, the document is also password protected. Please talk to your professor for the password to this file.

Online Learning Center Hours

Day Time Faculty
Monday 11am - 12pm Dr. Nerem
Tuesday 2pm - 3pm Dr. Whelan
Wednesday 10am - 12pm Mr. Daniel Barton
Thursday 2pm - 3pm Dr. Whelan
Friday 4pm - 6pm Mr. Markus Zirnheld
Wednesday 6pm - 8pm Ms. Pramisha Tiwari (Wednesday)

Private Tutoring

The following people are interested in tutoring physics. Payment for tutoring is arranged directly with the tutor.