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Canvas (External Tools) NetTutor FAQs

This article provides information on usage and support for NetTutor at UWM.

What is NetTutor? 

NetTutor is an online platform that students can access through Canvas. It provides one-on-one tutoring and other academic supports for a variety of disciplines.  View a demo of NetTutor.


Who can use NetTutor? 

The primary users of NetTutor are students receiving assistance from the Student Success Center, but it is available for use in any course. To enable the tool,  instructors must add NetTutor to the navigation bar settings of their Canvas course. 


Where can students and instructors go for support with NetTutor? 

NetTutor offers videos and user guides, searchable knowledge base, a list of frequently asked questions, and a contact form for direct assistance.   

Frequently Asked Questions and KB search

Contact Form


What should I do if I have an accessibility concern? 

Students should communicate accessibility concerns with the course instructor and the UWM's Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) 

Instructors should report any NetTutor accessibility concerns to Link-Systems using the methods listed below:

Contact Form


phone: 813-674-0660 ext. 204

If concerns persist, please contact Center for Excellence in teaching and Learning at 

For more information on NetTutor accessibility, go to Link-System's Accessibility Webpage 


What are the alternatives to NetTutor? 

In addition to NetTutor, students are encouraged to connect with the UWM Student Success Center. The Student Success Center offers tutoring, supplemental instruction, peer mentoring, and more.  

KeywordsNetTutor tutor canvas external tool   Doc ID136559
OwnerLynn M.GroupUW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created2024-04-03 15:22:16Updated2024-04-05 14:32:28
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