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Diane Donovan
Director, Academic Support Services

Phone
203.857.7205

Email
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Location
West Campus,
Room W110

Fall + Spring Hours

Monday – Thursday:
9:30 am – 8:00 pm

Friday – Saturday:
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Sunday:
Closed

Tutoring via Teams

To accompany our many online classes, we are excited to be able to offer Subject Tutoring, PASS Tutoring,  and Writing Tutoring via Microsoft Teams as well as on campus. Most tutoring is by appointment, which guarantees that your tutor will be available for you, no waiting or sharing.

Please read below to see how easy it is to make an appointment!

How To Access Teams

If this is your first time using Teams, you should:

  1. Download and install Teams for free on your computer. Also available on the Apple App Store or Google Play for your mobile device. It is recommended that you install the Teams client on your computer, and not just use the browser version. However Chrome, Firefox, or Edge are supported. Safari on macOS is not recommended.
  2. To use Teams use your NetID and password (Forgot your NetID password?)
  3. Click on the Teams button and join the VLC Team using this code:  i9qmwhg 
  4. For a video on how to find the Virtual Learning Commons scroll down to below!

How to get help from a Tutor using the Virtual Learning Commons (VLC)

  1. Log in to Teams
  2. Go to the VLC
  3. Announce yourself by typing your name and the subject you need help with in the General Chat area
  4. A VLC staff member will point you in the right direction

For more information on how to access and use the services of the VLC in Teams, please watch the following video:

Fall 2020 Tutoring Schedule

Use the “Make an Appointment” button below to schedule through Symplicity

Subject   Mon.   Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri.
Accounting By appointment Drop in hours to be announced * * * * *
Biology By appointment Drop in hours to be announced * * * * *
Chemistry By appointment Drop in hours to be announced * * * * *
Computer Science By appointment Drop in hours to be announced * * * * *
Economics By appointment Drop in hours to be announced * * * * *
Engineering By appointment Drop in hours to be announced * * * * *
Mathematics By appointment Drop in hours to be announced * * * * *
Physics By appointment Drop in hours to be announced * * * * *
Respiratory Care By appointment

* Drop-in hours to be announced 

Writing

Need help with writing? Choose what works best for you.

Use the “Make an Appointment” button below to schedule through Symplicity. Appointments are available during the following times:

Subject Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri
Any 11:30am – 6:00pm 9:30am – 2:30pm

5:00pm – 8:00pm

10:00am – 4:00pm 9:30am – 6:00pm 10:00am – 1:00pm

Resources

The NCC Tutoring Services Center is a comfortable academic environment where students may come to receive extra help and support with classwork and writing assignments. Students are encouraged to think logically and work through problems, so that their understanding of the subject material is strengthened.  Subject tutors are primarily peers, while writing tutors are professionals.  Both are carefully selected and trained to deliver the best tutoring possible.

We strive to help students become more confident with both their subject matter and writing assignments.

The NCC Tutoring Services Center and its student tutors are internationally certified through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).  This certification speaks to the high quality and training of our tutors. To learn more about CRLA certification, visit www.crla.net.

All Tutoring

For Writing Tutoring
(How to make an appointment)

eTutoring

Need help with a writing assignment? Submit your paper here for feedback.

eTutoring

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Tutoring Areas

 Accounting

 (ESL)
English as a
Second Language

Science

Business

Foreign Languages

Social
Sciences

CADD

Humanities

Writing

Computer
Science

Math

Other subjects upon request

Our tutors will:

  • Help you to understand an assignment
  • Ask questions to help you think out your problem
  • Explain concepts thoroughly so you can correct your errors
  • Help you develop proficient study skills
  • Work with you on all aspects of your writing, from assignments to transfer essays

Our tutors will NOT:

  • Although they can supplement classroom instruction, tutors cannot teach new material when you have missed class.
  • Tutors cannot do your homework for you.
  • Tutors will not help with take-home exams.

Tutoring Center Policies

  • All tutoring must take place in the Tutoring Services Center, Writing Center or other designated areas.
  • The Tutoring Services Center is an academic area, for the purpose of quiet study and tutoring assistance.
  • The Tutoring Services Center computers are to be used for tutoring purposes only.
  • NO FOOD OR DRINKS are allowed in the Center, for the protection of everyone’s property.

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