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The EconAid Center provides free, drop-in tutoring with undergraduate peer tutors, for students in the core economics courses (101, 400, 410, and 420) as well as select upper-division economics courses.  It is also a space for professors, TAs, and ULAs to hold office hours and help sessions as well as a general study space for economics students.  Please check the schedule below to see when help will be available for your course.  The center opens on the first day of class and closes on the last day of exams. (Peer Tutoring will begin the 3rd week of classes). The EconAid Center is closed on days that the University is closed.

 

Changes Due to COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, and in accordance with the latest public health guidelines, EconAid Center is continuing to offer tutoring opportunities via Zoom every day (including weekends) from now until May 4th. Please type your course and question topic upon entry to the Zoom meeting room.

Free tutoring for the following courses will still be offered: 101, 400, 410, 420, 425, 440, 445, 460, 465, 470, 486, 510, 511, 545, 570, 570, and 590 (Rabinovich)

Please click here to view the calendar for the most up-to-date schedule for tutoring.

Zoom: https://unc.zoom.us/j/105650016

 

Peer Tutoring Schedule by Course

Beginning Tuesday 1/21, we will have peer tutoring available every day of the week for 101, 400, 410, and 420.  We will also have at least one Peer Tutor who has taken 425, 440, 445, 460, 465, 470, 486, 510, 511, 520, 545, 570, 571, 590 (Rabinovich) and also have tutors who have used Stata or Matlab in courses beyond Econ400 and are designated as Stata or Matlab Peer Tutors.

Class Dates/Times
ECON 101 Monday, 9am-10am and 1-8pm
Tuesday, 9am-1:30pm and 4-6pm
Wednesday, 10-8pm
Thursday, 9-1:30pm and 4-6pm
Friday, 9-noon and 1-3pm
ECON 400 Monday, 9am-4pm and 5-8pm
Tuesday, 9am-8pm
Wednesday, 9am-8pm
Thursday, 9am-8pm
Friday, 9am-3pm (except 3-3:30pm on TTR)
ECON 410 Monday, 9am-8pm
Tuesday, 9am-8pm
Wednesday, 9am-8pm
Thursday, 9am-8pm
Friday, 9am-3pm (except 3-3:30pm on TTR)
ECON 420 Monday, 9am-4pm and 5-8pm
Tuesday, 9am-1pm and 1:30-4:30pm
Wednesday, 9am-4pm
Thursday, 9am-1pm and 1:30-4:30pm
Friday, 9am-1pm
ECON 425 Monday, 9-1:30pm
Tuesday, 9-noon
Wednesday, 9-1:30pm
Thursday, 9-noon
Friday, 11-1pm
ECON 440 Monday, 11-1pm
Tuesday, 9-noon
Thursday, 9-noon
Friday, 11-1pm
ECON 445 Monday, 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, 1:30-3pm and 5:30-6:30pm
Wednesday, 5-8pm
Thursday, 1:30-3pm and 5-6pm
ECON 460 Monday, 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, 4-6:30pm
Wednesday, 10-noon
ECON 465 Monday, 2-4pm
Tuesday, 3:30-4:30pm
Thursday, 3:30-4:30pm
ECON 470 Monday, 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, 5:30-8pm
Wednesday, 5-8pm
Thursday, 5-8pm
Friday, 9-noon
ECON 486 Monday, 11-1pm and 2-4pm
Tuesday, 9-noon and 3:30-4:30pm
Thursday, 9-noon and 3:30-4:30pm
Friday, 11-1pm
ECON 510 Monday, 9-10am
Tuesday, 9-10am
Wednesday, 12-1pm
Thursday, 9-10am
ECON 511 Tuesday, 6-8pm
Wednesday, 5-8pm
Thursday, 5-8pm
ECON 520 Monday, 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday, 5:30-6:30pm
ECON 545 Tuesday, 1:30-3pm
Wednesday, 5-8pm
Thursday, 1:30-3pm and 5-6pm
ECON 570 Monday, 9-10am and 2-4pm
Tuesday, 9-10am and 1:30-6pm
Wednesday, 10-1pm
Thursday, 9-10am and 1:30-4:30pm
ECON 571 Wednesday, 5-8pm
Thursday, 5-6pm
Stata Monday, 9-1:30pm
Tuesday, 1:30-3pm
Wednesday, 9-1:30pm and 5-8pm
Thursday, 1:30-3pm and 5-6pm
Friday, 9-noon
Matlab Monday, 9-1:30pm
Wednesday, 9-1:30pm

EconAid Center Location and Hours

The EconAid Center is closed on days that the University is closed.

Location Date/Times
Gardner Hall 009 (Basement level) Monday – Thursday, 9am-8pm
Friday, 9am-3pm

 

 



Tutoring Opportunities

The EconAid Center is accepts applications for Fall Peer tutoring the preceding April & for Spring Peer Tutoring the preceding November.  All Peer tutors must be Economics majors (other majors considered if student has a strong economics background) with at least a 3.5 GPA in economics courses and a 3.3 GPA overall. Student must have completed ECON101 and at least be concurrently enrolled in ECON410 or ECON420.

If you are interested in becoming a Peer tutor, please apply here and, if you are eligible for federal work study, submit an application through jobx.

Contact Us

Please contact Dr. Kalina Staub at kalina.staub@unc.edu with questions, comments, or concerns about the EconAid Center services.