Our Mission

Mesabi Range College tutors are committed to promoting student success in a collaborative and inclusive environment, helping students become successful, independent learners. Seeking tutoring is a responsible choice, demonstrating that students care about their academics enough to go the extra mile to succeed. We believe that education is the key to success and helping students conquer their academic challenges will ultimately lead to students reaching their academic goals and career aspirations.

Hours and Location

Virginia Campus

Location: Student Success Center (lower library)

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. (walk-in or by appointment)

Evenings/Weekends: by appointment via Zoom.

Eveleth Campus

Monday – Friday: by appointment

Evenings/Weekends: by appointment

Contact: Holly DuChene at 218-404-9333 or email


Do I need to have an appointment to come in for tutoring?

Tutoring is provided on a walk-in basis as well as by appointment. Appointments are not required but are encouraged if you are looking for one-on-one tutoring. Without an appointment, your tutor may be working with other students at the same time.

What should I bring to a tutoring session?

  • Textbooks and assignments
  • Notebook, pens, pencils, calculator, etc...
  • Any drafts or work that you have started on your own
  • Specific questions
  • Positive attitude

How do I go about setting up a group study session?

The Student Success Center is always available for individual or group study sessions. If you are looking to set up a group study session, you can ask either your instructor for assistance or contact the Student Success Coordinator. The Student Success Center will create a sign-up sheet and can assist you in coordinating the session. If you already have a study group, then just come on in!

What if I can’t make any of the available times for tutoring?

Don’t Worry! We are here to help any way we can! If you are learning online or have conflicts with the tutoring schedule, talk to the Student Success Coordinator about scheduling an appointment or visit our online tutoring resources. After hours appointments through the Student Success Center will be delivered through Zoom whenever possible.

What can a tutor help me with other than my Classwork?

In addition to understanding your Classwork, A tutor can also assist you in the following:

  • Study Skills
  • Time Management
  • Test-taking
  • Note-taking
  • Motivation
  • Goal setting
  • Accessing campus resources

Who do I contact with any questions?

Who do I contact with any questions?

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, you may contact:

Holly DuChene

Student Success Coordinator/Professional Tutor

Email: holly.duchene@mesabirange.edu

Office: L117

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