Loyola University Chicago

Tutoring Center

Student Academic Services

Contact Us

Sullivan Center for Student Services, Suite 245

Front Desk Phone: 773.508.7708
Front Desk email: tutoringcenter@luc.edu

Mailing Address:

Tutoring Center
Loyola University Chicago
Sullivan Center, Suite 245
1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60660

Tutoring Center Business Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Meet the Tutoring Center Staff

Betsi Burns, Director, Learning Support and Academic Success

E-mail: bburns4@luc.edu

Phone: 773.508.7700 


Annie Kelly, Associate Director, Tutoring Center

Preferred Pronouns: sher, her, hers

E-mail: akelly2@luc.edu

Phone: 773.508.3776

Contact for: Course-Based Academic Support, Supplemental Instruction, Peer Tutoring, Faculty and Campus Partner Collaborations

Annie serves as Associate Director of the Tutoring Center overseeing academic support initiatives, including Supplemental Instruction (SI) and Peer Tutoring, and works closely with the Success Coach Program and UNIV 112: Strategies for Learning course. Annie started her career in academic support through coordinating a nationally recognized Supplemental Instruction Program at the University of South Carolina. This experience has been further complimented by her former roles at various universities within the functional areas of academic advising, academic coaching, first-year student programs, faculty development, and experiential learning. Annie also serves as a faculty member at the annual Appreciative Advising Institute at Florida Atlantic University. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction with Loyola’s School of Education.

Fun Fact: Annie is a big fan of ghost stories/tours having grown up in a haunted house!

Sam Siner, Assistant Director, Tutoring Center

Preferred Pronouns: he, him, his 

E-mail: ssiner@luc.edu

Phone: 773.508.7765

Contact for: Success Coach Program, UNIV 112: Strategies for Learning, Students on Academic Probation

Sam oversees Success Coaching, UNIV 112: Strategies for Learning, and other student success initiatives at Loyola.  He is passionate about supporting and coaching students through their college experience. Sam attended the University of Illinois for undergrad, majoring in psychology, and Indiana University for grad school in Higher Education & Student Affairs.  He loves singing and playing guitar, coding, discovering great places to eat, practicing French, and hanging out with dogs.  He is from Glenwood, IL.  

Fun Fact: Sam is a HUGE fan of the Legend of Zelda!