Private Tutors

 The Q Center keeps the following short list of private tutors in Math, Physics Chemistry & Statistics.  Students may also contact the individual departments.

Disclaimer This list of private tutors is maintained by the Q Center in cooperation with other units at UConn as a service for students. We make no recommendations, nor do we screen private tutors in any way. Neither the Q Center nor the University accepts responsibility for any problems that might arise between private tutors and their students.

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Paula Larson

  • Courses:  All 1000 level and some 2000 level mathematics courses.  Basic statistics and physics courses.
  • Experience:  Private tutor for 15 years, tutor at The Hyde School for two years
  • Phone:  (860) 859-7286
  • Rate: Contact for rates
  • Availability:  Currently accepting students.  Flexible schedule.


    Mark Naigles

    •         Courses: Math courses up to and including Calculus 2, and Probability as well as Statistics 1000 and 1100
    • Experience:  Private tutor for 16 years; Actuary for 20 years; Associate Professor of Mathematics at Nichols College
    • Phone:  (860) 486-3595
    • Rate:  $30 per hr. (one person), $40 per hr. (two people)
    • Availability: Currently accepting new students, very flexible schedule


    Jue Zhang

    •        Courses:  Precalculus, calculus 1,2,3; linear algebra; differential equations, probability and other undergrad level math classes.  Statistics 1000
    •        Experience:  Private tutor for five years.  Part time teacher for one year.  Excellent math work at UConn
    •        Email:
    •        Phone:  (959) 929-2944
    •        Rate:  $30 per hour
    •        Availability:  Currently accepting students


    Louis Pascal Riel

    •       Courses:  Chemistry – All general and organic courses.  Math – all math courses up to Calculus 2.
    •       Experience:  Public and private tutor for four years in Tucson, AZ at Pima Community College.
    •       Email:
    •       Phone:  (520) 730-3857
    •       Rate:  Varies, contact for rates
    •       Availability:  Currently accepting students


     Maria Gageonea

    •     Courses: High school and 1000 college level classes ( Algebra, Precalculus, Calculus)
    •     Experience: Worked as a teacher for all above-mentioned courses for UConn Math Department for many years; Current Adjunct Instructor; private tutor for three years
    •     Email:
    •     Rate: $25 per hr.
    •    Availability: Currently accepting students


    Yijue Wang

    •     Courses: CSE1010, Physics 1201, physics 1202,  calculus 1,2,3, Probability, Linear algebra; Undergrad level mathematics and statistics courses.
    •      Experience:  TA in Math and Physics in UConn for 3 years. Private Tutor in MATH and STAT for 6 years.  Currently TA in CSE and Physics in UConn.
    •      Email:
    •      Rate:  Varies, Contact for rates, small groups of students also works.
    •      Availability:  Currently accepting students


    Rasika Dahanayake

    •      Courses: All 1000 level and some 2000 level physics courses.
    •      Experience:  Private tutor for 10 years, Teaching Assistant at multiple levels for 8 years.
    •      Email:
    •      Phone:  (330) 572-9657
    •      Rate:  Contact for rates.
    •      Availability:  Currently accepting students. Flexible schedule.