Math Resource Center

The Mathematics Resource Center (MRC) provides free math tutoring to all UP students so that they can become better mathematical thinkers and apply their increasing math knowledge and more effectively. Located in its own dedicated space within the Learning Commons in Buckley Center 163, the MRC is open Sundays through Thursdays during the fall and spring semesters.

Math tutors can help with statistics, pre-calculus, business calculus, finite mathematics, calculus I and II, vector calculus, differential equations, discrete structures, linear algebra, and applied statistics. No appointment is necessary, just drop in whenever you have a question. The MRC is also a good place to meet with fellow students to work on homework assignments and projects. Support is also available on an appointment basis during the summer terms.

Summer Session 2017 availability of MRC Peer Assistants:

The MRC will offer peer assistance in math for both summer sessions by appointment only. Please email your request to and include two or three times when you can meet. A peer assistant will contact you within 24 hours. If you have any questions, please contact Jeffrey White, Learning Commons Administrator, at or 503.943.7141.


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Meet our Math Peer Assistants

Here are the MRC peer assistants for Summer 2017.

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Grayson Taylor Math Peer Assistant

"Hello, I'm Grayson. I am majoring in computer science and mathematics. My favorite activities are biking around Portland, and the Robotics Club. As a math assistant, I hope I can further peoples' knowledge of math and show them how much fun it can be."

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Joey Lippert

"Greetings, my name is Joey. I am double majoring in biochemistry and mathematics. My hobbies include watching movies, doing improv comedy, playing board games, and solving differential equations. I am excited to do math with you, and help you understand how the numbers work with each other (and the Greek symbols too)."

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