Tutoring and Mentoring

STEM-H SSS Tutoring and Mentoring services are reserved exclusively for STEM-H SSS participants! Want to get involved? Apply online!


Fall 2018 Peer Mentors

Peer Mentors work as academic coaches, resource specialists, motivators, and students who have experienced overcoming obstacles to succeed in academia.

STEM-H SSS participants are paired with a mentor by our Academic Program Coordinator.  Once you’ve been assigned a mentor, you can easily set an appointment with him or her by clicking on the “Book an appointment” link.


Name: Christian Barnes

Major: Nursing

From: Alamogordo, New Mexico

Hours: M: 8:00-9:00 and 11:30-4:30, T: 8:00-11:00 and 2:30-4:30, TR: 8:00-12:00 and 2:30-4:30

Book an appointment with Christian


Name: Martin Castellano

Major: Chemical Engineering

From: Las Vegas, New Mexico

Hours: T: 8:30-5:30, W: 2:45-6:00, TR: 8:30-5:30

Book an appointment with Martin


Name: Hailey Peck

Major: Animal Science and Wildlife Science

From: Las Cruces, New Mexico

Hours: M: 3:30-5, T/TR: 8-12:30, W: 11-2 and 3:30-5, F: 9:00-2:00

Book an appointment with Hailey


Name: Daniela Pedroza Rodriguez

Major: Aerospace Engineering

From: El Paso, TX

Hours: M: 9:30-11:30 and 2:30-6:00, T: 8:00-10:00 and 11:30 -1:00, W: 9:30-11:30 and 2:30-5:00, TH: 8:00-10:00 and 4:00-5:30, F:9:30-11:30 and 2:30-3:30

Book an appointment with Daniela


Name: Sarah Phillips

Major: Biochemistry and Nursing

From: Las Cruces, New Mexico

Hours: M: 12:00 – 5:00, T: 9:00 – 3:00, F: 9:00 – 3:00

Book an appointment with Sarah


Name: Regan Ramos

Major: Kinesiology, Psychology, Education

From: Silver City, New Mexico

Hours: M: 9:00- 4:00 , T: 9:00- 3:00, W: 10:00-2:00, TR: 9:00-12:00

Book an appointment with Regan


Fall 2018 Peer Tutors

STEM-H SSS participants have access to number of highly trained Peer Tutors to help with study skills, homework assignments, preparing for exams, and planning for academic success.                           

While tutoring is available on a walk-in basis, we recommend making an appointment to ensure that your tutor is prepared and ready to assist you.  You’ll find a schedule of available tutors on our Tutoring Schedule page.  You can also easily set an appointment with a tutor by identifying which tutor can help with the coursework you need and then by clicking on the “Book an appointment” link.


Jose Franco Baquera, Computer Science

Tutors: Algebra (MATH 121G), Pre-Calculus(MATH 190), Trigonometry (MATH 190G), Calculus I & II (MATH 191G & 192G), Statistics (A ST 311), Computer Science courses (CS 111, 172, 271, 272, 273, and 372), Spanish classes, programming languages such as C, C++, Java, and Arduino.

Hours: M/W: 1:30-3:30, T/TH: 9:00-12:00, F: 1:00-3:00

Book an appointment with Jose


Matthew Gonzales, Civil Engineering

Tutors: Algebra (MATH 120,121), Pre-Calculus (MATH 190), Calculus I, II, III (MATH 191,192,291), Engineering Physics I (PHYS 215), Engineering Physics II (PHYS 216), Intro to environmental engineering and science (CE 256), Statics (CE 233), Mechanics of materials (CE 301), and Fluid Mechanics (CE 331)

Hours: M/W: 11:30-1:30, T: 8:30-10:00 and 4:00-5:00, TR: 8:30-10:00 and 1:00-2:30

Book an appointment with Matthew

Camila Merjil, Aerospace Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

Tutors: Calculus, Physics, Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials (CE 301)

Hours: M:2:30-6:00, T: 8:00-10:00, 11:45-1:00, 2:30-4:00 and 5:00-6:00, TR: 8:00-10:00, 11:45-1:00 and 2:30-5:30, F:9:30-11:00 and 2:30-5:30

Book an appointment with Camila


Valentin Munoz, Chemical Engineering

Tutors: Algebra (MATH 120,121), Calculus I, II, & III (MATH 191,192, 291), Engineering Physics I & II (PHYS 215, 216), Material & Energy Balances (CHME 102, 201), General Chemistry I, II, & III (CHEM 111, 112, 217), Organic Chemistry I & II (CHEM 313, 314)

Hours: M/W/F: 8:00-10:30 and 1:30-3:30, Tu: 8:00-11:00 and 1:00-2:30

Book an appointment with Valentin


Hailey Peck, Animal Science and Wildlife Science

Tutors: Agricultural Communications (Axed 201), Principles of Human Communication (COMM 265), ENGL 111 & 218, CHEM 111 &112; Introductory Animal Science (ANSC 100), Animal Science Career Development (ANSC 220), Feeds and Feeding (ANSC 304), Principles of Genetics (ANSC 305), Meat Science (ANSC 301), Zoology (BIOL 322), Soils (SOILS 252), Introductory Natural Resource Management (FWCE 110), Principles of Fish and Wildlife Management (FWCE 255), Wildlife Ecology (FWCE 301)

Hours: M: 3:30-5, T/TR: 8-12:30, W: 11-2 and 3:30-5, F: 9:00-2:00

    Book an appointment with Hailey

Sarah Phillips, Biochemistry and Nursing

Tutors: CHEM 110, CHEM 111, CHEM 112, CHEM 313, CHEM 314, BCHE 395, SP M 270, SP M 271 L, SP M 371, Nursing classes in level 1 or 2 including Pathophysiology NURS 325 and Pharmacology NURS 380, and other Upper-level Biology and Chemistry courses

Hours: M: 12:00 – 5:00, T: 9:00 – 3:00 and F: 9:00 – 3:00

Book an appointment with Sarah