Math and Science Resource Center

Math and Science Resource Center

WELCOME TO THE MATH & SCIENCE RESOURCE CENTER

 

ABOUT US

The Math & Science Resource Center (MSRC) serves as an Academic Support and Resource center for John Jay College undergraduate students enrolled in Math, Science, and Computer Science courses. We work closely with the faculty and administration to deliver a variety of services to support student success.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Math & Science Resource Center is to provide quality academic support to undergraduate learners of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in the fields of mathematics, science, and computer science. Our goals are to enhance students’ metacognitive skills by using the Socratic method of tutoring to empower students to become independent life-long learners.


SERVICES

We offer the following services:

tutoring services

The MSRC offers the following tutoring services.  Students may make an appointment on their own via Tutor Trac or by calling the MSRC at (646) 557-4635. 

  • One-on-one tutoring
  • Tutor supported study groups
  • Topic-based workshops
  • Curriculum-based recitation
  • Exam Reviews (midterms and finals)

 

Walk-In Support

  • Quick questions/answers
  • No appointment necessary
  • Clarifying terminology
  • Practice sheets for finals (when available)

 

free Resource borrowing Library

Currently enrolled John Jay students may borrow certain resources from our library free of charge with a valid John Jay I.D. card.  Items must be returned the same day they are returned during regular business hours.  Our resource library includes:

  • Updated textbooks for specific courses
  • Scientific and graphic calculators
  • SPSS tutorials
  • Molecular models

 

windows desktop computer Lab

Within our suite in room 1.94NB is a computer lab with new Dell desktop computers outfitted with the latest software.  Students may access the lab for free when the lab is not reserved for facult or staff.  Students may also print onsite.  Some of the pre-installed software include:

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Bloodshed C++
  • Borland C++
  • ChemDraw
  • GraphPad Prism
  • Kuzweil
  • Maple 15
  • R
  • SAS
  • SPSS
  • Mathematica

 

JOHN JAY COURSES THE MSRC SUPPORTS

In order to receive tutoring services at the MSRC students must be currently enrolled in courses we support.  Not all courses are supported every semester due to staff availability.  If you are enrolled in a course not listed below please feel free to contact us to inquire if we offer support. 

BIOLOGY

  • BIO 101
  • BIO 102
  • BIO 103
  • BIO 104

 

CHEMISTRY

  • CHE 101
  • CHE 102
  • CHE 103
  • CHE 201
  • CHE 220
  • CHE 315
  • CHE 320

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION SECURITY

  • CSCI 101
  • CSCI 171
  • CSCI 271
  • CSCI 274
  • CSCI 373

 

MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

  • MAT 105
  • MAT 106
  • MAT 108
  • MAT 141
  • MAT 241
  • MAT 242
  • MAT 301
  • STA 250

 

PHYSICS

  • PHY 101
  • PHY 203
  • PHY 204

 

SCIENCE

  • SCI 110
  • SCI 112
  • SCI 114