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PCC Tutoring offers free support for students registered in classes during the current term.

We offer quick access to tutors in over 50 departments to help students clarify concepts and deepen their understanding of the material.

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Hours and schedule

  • Open Monday – Thursday, 10am – 6pm
  • Choose to meet on campus or online
  • See the public PCC Tutoring schedule for subject availability
    • Unbooked times are open for drop-in tutoring
  • Drop-in tutoring for Math and Writing available Monday – Thursday, 12-2pm at all locations
  • Join our Zoom room, stop by a center, or call us (971-722-1555) for help

Appointments

Make a PCC Tutoring appointment »

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Step by step directions
  1. Go to https://trac.pcc.edu/
  2. Sign in with your PCC username and password
  3. Click “Schedule a Tutoring Appointment” on the PCC TracCloud homepage.
  4. Answer the questions on the 3 dropdown menus
    • Choose “First Available Appointment”
    • Choose your class
    • Select Reason:
      • Choose “Reading & Writing” if you would like to meet with a Reading & Writing Tutor for reading or writing support in any subject area other than ESOL
      • Choose “Tutoring” for all other support, including for all types of ESOL support
  5. Scheduling Screen: To schedule your appointment, choose the date and time.
    • To make an in-person appointment: Click “Confirm”
    • To make an online appointment: Check the “Online” box and the “Confirm”
  6. You will get an email to your PCC email with the date, time, and location (campus center or Zoom link).
Login guide with screenshots

PCC TracCloud Login Guide – PDF with screenshots

Making an appointment video

Locations

Cascade tutoring entrance
Cascade

Terrell Hall (TH) Room 123

We are located through the double door in the south central portion of building. Doors on west wall of north/south corridor, with automatic door opener to the right. See Cascade Campus information.

Rock Creek tutoring entrance
Rock Creek

Building 7 (BLDG7), Room 218

We are located on the east side of building on the 2nd floor. Double door with automatic door opener on right, accessible from north-south corridor. See Rock Creek Campus Information.

Southeast tutoring entrance
Southeast

Library (LIB) 1st floor

We are located on the first floor of the Southeast Library, west of the main entry. See Southeast Campus Information.

Sylvania tutoring entrance
Sylvania

Library (LIB) Room 140

We are located on the first floor of the Sylvania Library, near the southern entrance to the library. See Sylvania Campus Information.

Tutoring options

users Student Learning Center (SLC)

Tutors provide individual and/or group tutoring to clarify and review concepts taught in class, explain processes and help students solve specific problems.  Students are expected to come to the tutoring session with specific questions after having already attempted the work. SLC Appointment Policy: Students can make one appointment per subject per day.

book open Reading and Writing Center (RWC)

RWC is here to assist with any reading or writing task for any subject. RWC supports students with understanding and breaking down assignments; overcoming writer’s or reader’s block; organizing and synthesizing reading assignments; strategies for drafting, with revising and editing written work; evaluating, integrating, and citing sources; writing scholarship essays, resumes and more. RWC Appointment Policy: Students can make three writing appointments a week.

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Western eTutoring Consortium offers free online tutoring provided by PCC tutors and professional tutors from colleges across the country. View the Western eTutoring Consortium schedule for subject availability. Contact us for questions about the Western Consortium’s eTutoring offerings or navigation.

Log in to use Western eTutoring Consortium »

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Reading and writing help

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Math help

Accommodations

PCC is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Institution. If you experience disability-related barriers or anticipate a need for accommodations when using tutoring, please complete our Accommodation Request Form (open week 3 through week 7) or connect with Accessible Ed & Disability Resources.

Find tutoring support that meets your needs
  1. View the schedule of subjects and tutors available from PCC Tutoring Services and eTutoring.
  2. Book a scheduled appointment.
  3. Check in with your instructor during their scheduled office hours (see your course syllabus).
  4. After using one of our available resources, follow the instructions below to let us know what worked in your session and what additional support might be needed.
Make a request (opens week 3)
  • After you have tried our drop-in or appointment services
  • When you need support with an accommodation
  • To help us explore a subject area that is not currently listed

Allow up to 48 hours for a response (Monday through Friday).

Special requests form

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