Attention: In-person tutoring services have been temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Free virtual tutoring services are offered through the LLS (Library and Learning Services) departments at Allegheny, Boyce, North and South campuses. These services are for CCAC students taking credit courses.
Virtual Learning Assistance Center Hours
Spring semester hours of operation will begin on Tuesday, January 19.
|North Campus Library
2nd Floor, Room 2102
|West Hills Center
Ten hours of free online tutoring per semester is offered to all CCAC students and will be particularly useful for students who are not able to use the in-house facilities. Through our partnership with SMARTHINKING, CCAC is able to offer live tutoring anytime, from anywhere. Students will receive real-time assistance in math, chemistry, bilingual math, physics, organic chemistry, biology, intro to anatomy and physiology, economics, introductory finance, accounting and statistics. Writing support for all subjects is also provided through the online writing lab.
Once logged in to Smarthinking, verify your authentication:
- Access the Manage Account Tab from the Smarthinking Dashboard
- Click on Profile
- Verify your CCAC Academic Email Address
- Fill in your profile; click Save.
PrepSTEP for Community Colleges provides access to online tutorials, practice tests,
e-books & articles to enrich academic success and workplace readiness. Topics include:
English, Math and Science, Career Test Prep, Test Prep (ACT/SAT, TEAS, NCLEX, CLEP,
TOEFL and GED), Workplace Skills, Basic Computer Tasks, College Success and much more.
Get the Tutoring Help You Need Now
Tutoring is a free service available to all students enrolled in credit courses. When they arrive for the first time, students will be required to register online with Appointment Central, which is done each time you visit. Once registered with Appointment Central, students may sign up for 50 minute time slots to meet with a tutor.
- Be prepared! Have all necessary texts and materials with you.
- We do not do your homework for you or act as an editing service, so do your homework and mark those areas that gave you trouble.
- Write down any specific questions you have.
- Regular sessions are 50 minutes in duration.
- If you need to cancel or if you will be late, call ahead.
- If you are more than 10 minutes late without calling, someone else can take your appointment.
- You can take the place of a "no-show" 10 minutes past the hour.
- Appointments can be scheduled two per week for two consecutive weeks.
- If you consistently cancel appointments you will lose permission to make appointments.