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Schedule an Appointment with Peer Tutoring

Step-by-step instructions to access the Navigate Student website (different from Navigator!) and schedule an appointment with Peer Tutoring. These instructions are for use with a desktop/laptop computer and not a mobile device.

Log in to Navigate from the Salem State Website

  1. From the Salem State website, select "Sign In" in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Enter your Salem State University username in an email format (
  3. On the next screen, enter your Salem State University password.
    1. If it is your first time logging in, you will be prompted to set up an authentication phone number.
    2. Enter the code sent to the phone number you provided.
  4. Once signed in, Select "Navigate" from the black bar at the top of the screen.
  5. On the Navigate Login page, select "Login with your school account."
  6. Enter your Salem State Username (complete email address), then select the "Next" button.
  7. Enter your password (same as your email password), then select "Sign In".
  8. A successful login will bring you to your Navigate Student Dashboard.

Schedule Your Appointment

  1. From your homepage, select the “Appointments” link from the menu on the left. You will be brought to the Appointments page.
  2. Select the blue “Schedule an Appointment” button located at the upper left corner of the page. You will be brought to the New Appointment page.
  3. From the New Appointments page, select the following items from the dropdown menus.
    1. What type of appointment would you like to schedule?

      1. Select – “Peer Tutoring” from the dropdown menu.
      2. If you do not see Peer Tutoring in the dropdown menu, it most likely means the tutor has not put their schedule on Navigate yet, or we do not currently have a tutor for courses you are registered in. Please email There may be other tutoring options we can refer you to, such as the Math Lab, Cabot Lab, or Writing Center.

      Service Field [select one option from the dropdown menu under the service field]

      1. Option 1 - “Study Skills” 
      2. Option 2 - “Review Course Concepts” 
      3. Option 3 – “Referred by Professor/Advisor”
    2. Course Field – After you select one of the service options, a new field titled “Course” will appear.
      1. From the dropdown menu, select the course/class for which you are requesting tutoring. Only your current courses/classes will appear and are unique to each student.

Select the blue button labeled “Find Available Time”. You will be taken to a scheduling page. Select a Date and Time from the availability on the right side of the screen. To exit this screen, select the “Start Over” link located at the top left of the screen. Select a time to progress to the appointment confirmation screen.

Confirm Your Appointment

  1. From the confirmation screen, review your Date and Time.
  2. To pick another Date and Time, select the "Go Back" link located at the top left of the screen.
  3. In the field labeled "Would you like to share anything else?" – Add any comments or questions you have for your tutor. This information is optional. You can leave it blank, but the information you provide will be helpful to your tutor.
  4. Email Reminder Checkbox - You will receive an email reminder at your Salem State email address 24 hours before your appointment. Uncheck the box to opt out.
  5. Text Message Reminder Checkbox - You will be sent a text message reminder one hour before your appointment. Uncheck the box to opt out.
  6. Phone Number for Text Reminder Field - This field is pre-populated with the cell phone number on record. If you wish to opt out of receiving a text message reminder, delete the phone number in this field.
  7. Select the blue button labeled "Schedule" at the bottom of the page to finalize your appointment.
  8. In a separate email, you will receive additional information about your online appointment from Megan Penyack ( 

About Appointments

  1. Appointments are 1 hour (60 minutes).
  2. You will receive a confirmation email and text message at the time of booking.
  3. You will receive a reminder email 24 hours before your scheduled appointment (Opt-Out Option).
  4. You will receive a text message reminder 1 hour before your scheduled appointment (Opt-Out Option).

Do You Need More Help?

Center for Academic Excellence
Megan Penyack
Walk-In Service: First Floor, Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons