Kinkel Center for Academic Resources

Providing Academic Support for all Fontbonne University Students

Success Starts Here

Located in Room 205 of the Jack C. Taylor Library, The Kinkel Center is your resource for academic accommodations, tutoring, and test proctoring services.

Our Mission

The Kinkel Center for Academic Resources fosters each student’s academic pursuits by providing academic tutoring, coaching, and disability accommodations as each student strives for academic excellence, serves as consultants to students, faculty and staff, and educates the campus community on available academic resources and disability related issues.

Standard Hours*

Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

*Hours may change based on Library operating hours. Please see Library Hours for a current list.



Summer Hours**

Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday CLOSED

**Active June 1, 2018 – August 3, 2018

For questions and information, please call our office at (314) 889-4571.


Tutoring for Excellence

The Kinkel Center offers tutoring for each Fontbonne University student free of charge. Every student can access two hours of tutoring per subject of study each week.

Please apply for a tutor as early as possible in the semester to allow enough time for a tutor to be found for all subjects, including Math, Business, Computer Science, History, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, and Religion.

To request a tutor for the above subjects, download the Tutor Request Form.
To apply to be a tutor for the above subjects, download the Tutor Application Form.

Our tutors are professionals in their respective fields, and may be reached by scheduling an appointment.