Peer Tutoring has many advantages and is shown to be successful in the college setting.  College Parents of Americapresents an article that is very supportive of an environment of students being tutors by their peers.  Peer tutors are more approachable, and have probably encountered the same hurdles in the same classes.  


                    SmartyCatsSmartyCats Tutoring

Do you feel like you’re not reaching your full potential or need a bit of help? Sign up for SmartyCats Tutoring and let our SmartyCats assist you in achieving your success. We believe in you! Drop-in, by appointment, or online! For more information visit the Office of Student Success



                  EMGEARThe Engineering Mechanics Help Center 

Located in 317 Roberts Hall to assist students with walk-in help and one-on-one tutoring in the following engineering mechanics classes:     (Questions for he EM Help Center can be directed to Mark Juras.


              • EGEN 201 Engineering Mechanics--Statics
              • EGEN 202 Engineering Mechanics--Dynamics
              • EGEN 203 Applied Mechanics
              • EGEN 205 Mechanics of Materials
              • EGEN 208 Applied Strength of Materials


Meet the staff:

Adam Fetherston Adam Fetherston

Adam Fetherston is earning a Master’s in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Geotechnical Engineering. Adam loves to go to football games, play hockey, and explore the mountains.

Juras     Mark Juras 

Mark Juras graduated with a Bachelor's in Civil from MSU in 2011, provided private civil engineering consulting services for four years, and has returned to MSU to acquire a Master's in Civil.  Though originally from Great Falls, he enjoys taking advantage of the Bozeman area outdoor activities, including fly fishing, hiking, snowboarding, and bicycling.


Tony LeBaron Tony LeBaron

Tony LeBaron is working on a PhD in applied mechanics, specializing in the fracture properties of snow. In his spare time, he enjoys riding his many bicycles, volunteering at the Bozeman Bike Kitchen, and skiing in fluffy powder.


 Becky Gutknecht Becky Gutknecht

Becky Gutknecht graduated with her Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering as well as a Minor in Spanish from MSU in 2015.  She is continuing her studies for her Master’s in Structural Engineering at MSU.  She is originally from Colorado, but has thoroughly enjoyed the Bozeman life.  Throughout her Bachelor studies she enjoyed spending her free time skiing, playing volleyball and golf, as well as traveling.