Sylvania

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The Sylvania Campus offers free, drop-in (no appointment needed) academic support (tutoring) for over 20 subjects across multiple locations. The centers are staffed by a combination of faculty, professional, and student tutors who are ready to support you and your academic goals.

Fall 2019 Exam Week (12/9-12/14) Tutoring Schedule

Fall 2019 Tutoring Schedule

Accounting

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

Runs Monday, September 23rd through Saturday, December 7th

Consult the finals’ week flyer for hours the week of 12/9.

  • Mondays: 2 pm-5 pm (Nahid)
  • Wednesday: 11 am-2 pm (Nahid)
  • Thursdays: 11 am-2 pm (Nahid)
  • Fridays: 1 pm-3 pm (Nahid)
  • Saturdays: 12 pm-3 pm (Nahid)
American Sign Language (ASL)

Location: CT ground floor round tables

  • Mondays: 11 am-2:30 pm (ASL with Lisa), 11 am-2 pm (SLIP ASL with Charles), & 3 pm -6 pm (SLIP Interpreting with Jessica/Lisa in CT 107)
  • Tuesdays: 11 am-12:30 pm (ASL with Charles), 11 am-2:30 pm (SLIP ASL with Lisa), 11 am-12:50 pm (SLIP Interpreting with Krista in TCB 213)
  • Wednesdays: 11 am-2:30 pm (ASL with Lisa), 11 am-2 pm (SLIP ASL with Charles), & 3 pm-6 pm (SLIP Interpreting with Jessica/Lisa in CT 107)
  • Thursdays: 11 am-12:30 (ASL with Charles), 11 am-2:30 pm (SLIP ASL with Lisa), 11 am-12:50 pm (SLIP Interpreting with Krista in TCB 213)
Anatomy & Physiology

Location: HT 325 & HT 326
A&P open labs will not meet on the following dates: 10/22, 10/25, 11/29, 12/3, 12/6, 12/10, and 12/13

  • Tuesdays 6-9 pm (HT 325 with Jason Bazzano)
  • Fridays: 1:30-4:30 pm (HT 326 with Andrew Chang)

Lab is open to students in biology courses as well, though the instructor may not have expertise in all material outside of the scope of A&P courses.

Architecture

Location: ST 206

The lab will be closed for the following PCC holidays and In-service days: 10/30 before 4 pm, 11/11,  and 11/28-11/29.

Tutoring available in AutoCad, Sketchup, Revit Architecture and Photoshop/InDesign

  • Mondays: 1 pm – 5 pm (Keri), Open Lab 1:30 pm – 6 pm
  • Tuesdays: 9 am – 12 pm (Keri), Open Lab 9 am – 6 pm
  • Wednesdays: 1 pm – 5 pm, Open Lab 1:30 pm – 6 pm
  • Thursday by appointment, Open Lab 1 pm – 6 pm
  • Fridays by appointment, Open Lab 1:30 pm – 5 pm
  • Saturdays: Open Lab 9 am – 4 pm
  • Sundays: Open Lab 10 am -3 pm
Biology

Location: HT 303

Biology open lab will not meet on the following dates: 9/23, 9/30, 11/11, and 12/9

  • Mondays: 2-5 pm (HT 303 with Susan Weston)

Biology students are welcome to join the A&P open labs, though the instructor may not have expertise in all material outside of the scope of A&P courses. Please see the A&P hours listed above for more information.

Chemistry

Location: SLC (LIB RM 140) open 9/25 through 12/7 and HP 202 open 9/25 – 12/10

Consult the finals’ week flyer for hours the week of 12/9.

  • Mondays: 10 am-12 noon (HP 202 with Harry Davis, all CHEM)
  • Tuesdays: 10 am-3 pm (LIB 140 with Nandini, CH 100-2, 151, 221-223)
  • Wednesdays: 2 pm-3 pm (HP 202 with Lee McPherson, all CHEM)
  • Thursdays: 10 am-12 noon (HP 202 with Harry Davis, all CHEM) & 4 pm-5 pm (HP 202 with Katie Standish, CHEM 100, 101, 104, 105, 151, 221-3, 241 )
  • Saturdays: 10 am-3 pm (LIB 140 with Bianca, CH 100-3, 151, 221-3, 241)
Civil Mechanical Engineering – CMET

Location: SLC (LIB RM 144, SLC Conference Room inside SLC)

Tutoring runs Tuesday 10/8 – Thursday 12/5

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays: 4 pm – 6 pm
Computer Applications (CAS)

Location: Library Open Computer Space

Tutoring runs Tuesday, October 1st through Thursday, December 12th

  • Monday: 11 am-4 pm (Tammy: CAS 111W, 206, 225)
  • Thursday: 11 am-4 pm (Tammy: CAS 111W, 206, 225)
Computer Information Systems (CIS)

Location: TCB 308

Tutoring runs Wednesday, September 25th through December 12th

  • Monday: 2-7 pm (Zi: CIS 120, 121, 140M, CS 140U)
  • Wednesday: 10 am-3 pm (Zhimin: CIS 120, 121, 122, 125D, 133J, 133N, 133W, CS 140U, CAS 206)
  • Thursday: 10 am-3 pm (Zhimin: CIS 120, 121, 122, 125D, 133J, 133N, 133W, CS 140U, CAS 206), &  2-7 pm (Zi: CIS 120, 121, 140M, CS 140U)
  • Friday: 11 am-5 pm (Zhimin: CIS 120, 121, 122, 125D, 133J, 133N, 133W, CS 140U, CAS 206)
  • Saturday: 11 am – 5 pm (Zach: CIS 120, 121, 122, 125D, 133J, 133W, 135M, 195P, 275, CS 161, 162)
Computer Science (CS)

Location: TCB 308

Tutoring runs Wednesday, September 25th through December 12th

  • Monday: 10 am-3 pm (Sabrina: CS 140U, 160, 161, 162, CIS 120, 121,122)
  • Tuesday: 10 am-3 pm (Rachel: CS 140U, 160, 161, 162) &  2-7 pm (Sabrina: CS 140U, 160, 161, 162, CIS 120, 121,122)
  • Wednesday: 2 pm-7 pm (Rachel: CS 140U, 160, 161, 162)
  • Friday: 11 am-5 pm (Sabrina: CS 140U, 160, 161, 162, CIS 120, 121, 122)
  • Saturday: 11 am-5 pm (Mark: CS 133G, 133U, 140U, 160, 161, 162)
Economics

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

Tutoring runs Tuesday, September 24th through Saturday, December 7th.

  • Tuesdays: 11 am-2 pm (John)
  • Saturdays: 10 am-3 pm (Dylan)
Electrical Engineering Technology (EET)

Tutoring begins Tuesday 10/22

  • Tuesdays: 4 pm – 7 pm
  • Wednesdays: 4 pm – 7 pm
  • Thursdays: 4 pm – 7 pm
Engineering

Location: SLC, Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

Tutoring runs Tuesday, September 24th through Thursday, December 5th

Consult the finals’ week flyer for hours the week of 12/9.

  • (starting 11/25) Mondays: 4 pm – 7 pm (w/Karla)
  • Tuesday: 11 am-5 pm (w/Amin)
  • (starting 11/13) Wednesdays: 4 pm – -7 pm (w/Karla, NO TUTORING 11/20 or 11/27)
  • Thursdays: 2-6 pm (w/Amin)
  • Saturdays: 11 am-3 pm (w/Dat or w/Karla starting 11/16)
ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: CT 208

Tutoring runs from Monday, September 30th through Tuesday, December 10th.

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am-5 pm
  • Fridays: 9 am-3 pm ( For Levels 1 -3)

Learn more about Sylvania ESOL Tutoring!

English Conversation Groups

Location: Library 144 (Student Learning Center Conference Room)

Program runs from Tuesday, October 1st through Thursday, December 5th

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays: 1:45-3:00 pm (with Micheal)
English Conversation Partner Program

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

Meet one-on-one with a conversation partner. Come visit to find out more!

  • If you are a non-native speaker (and a PCC student) who would like to improve your English speaking and listening skills, just drop-in to work with a volunteer. Volunteers are available on a first-come, first served basis, according to the posted schedule in the Student Learning Center.
  • If you would like to volunteer as a Conversation Partner for non-native English speakers, please fill out a volunteer availability form and submit it to Shani Ong.
French

Location: CT ground floor tables (CT 113)

Tutoring begins Monday, September 30th

  • Monday: 12:30 pm -1:30 pm
  • Tuesdays: 11 am-3 pm
  • Wednesdays: 12:30 pm- 1:30 pm
  • Thursday: 11 am-3 pm
German

Location: CT ground floor tables

Tutoring begins Monday, September 30th

  • Mondays: 11 am-12 noon (May) & 4:30 -5:30pm (Kerstin)
  • Wednesdays: 11 am-12 noon (May) & 4:30 -5:30pm (Kerstin)
GIS

Location: SS 110

  • Mondays: 1 pm – 6 pm
  • Wednesdays: 1 pm – 6 pm
  • Saturdays: 11 am – 5 pm
Japanese

Location: CT ground floor tables

Tutoring runs September 30th through December 5th

  • Mondays: 1-2 pm (102)
  • Tuesdays: 12-1 pm (101), 3-4 pm (101), 5-6 pm (101)
  • Wednesdays: 3-4 pm (201)
  • Thursdays: 10:30 am-11:30 am (101), 11: 30 am-12: 30 pm (201)
Math

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

Tutoring runs Monday, September 24th through Saturday, December 7th

Consult the finals’ week flyer for hours during finals week.

  • Mondays through Thursdays: 9 am-7 pm
  • Fridays & Saturdays: 10 am-3 pm

If you’re looking for tutoring in Math 253 and higher, check the full tutoring schedule.

You can also use the Student Learning Center math resource site for graphing tools and practice activities.

Physics

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

Tutoring runs Tuesday, September 24th through Thursday, December 6th

Consult the finals’ week flyer for hours during finals week.

  • Mondays: 9 am-1 pm (LIB 140 with Eric)
  • Tuesday: 10 am-1 pm (HP 202 with Daniel Sikes) & 11 am-5 pm (LIB 140 with Amin)
  • Thursdays: 11 am-3 pm (with Eric) and 2-6 pm (with Amin) & 3-5 pm (HP 202 with John Allen)
Reading and Writing Center

Location: Library 140 (in the Student Learning Center)

Tutoring runs Monday, September 24th through Thursday, December 13th

  • Mondays through Thursdays: 9 am-7 pm
  • Fridays & Saturdays: 10 am-3 pm
Russian

Location: CT ground floor

  • Mondays: 12-3 pm
  • Tuesdays: 1-3 pm
  • Wednesdays: 12-1 pm
  • Thursdays: 1-3 pm
Spanish

Location: CT ground floor tables

  • Tuesdays: 12:30 am-2:30 pm (Yude) & 5 pm -6 pm (Rasec)
  • Wednesdays: 9 am-11 am (Rasec)
  • Thursdays: 2:30 pm -5:30 pm (Rasec)
  • Friday: 9 am-10 am (Rasec)
Statistics

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

Tutoring runs Monday, September 24th through Thursday, December 13th

  • Mondays through Thursdays: 9 am-7 pm
  • Fridays & Saturdays: 10 am-3 pm

See the Sylvania tutoring schedule for more information (like specific tutor availability).

Fall 2019 Open Labs

Open Labs are spaces to study with related technology and tools you might need to use. You can use the space to work with groups of friends and classmates, but there may not be a tutor in the room – check the tutoring schedules above for one-on-one tutoring.

Language Lab (American Sign Language, ESOL, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish)

Location: CT 235

Hours coming soon.

Physical Science Tutor/Computer Lab: Chemistry, Physics, Geology and General Science – Coming Soon

Location: Heat Plant (HP) 202

This lab also includes 5 Windows OS computers connected to the Internet, with MS Office, Graphical Analysis, LoggerPro, Spartan Molecular Modeling and Odyssey Molecular Tutorial Programs, as well as a printer. In addition, tables are available for independent or group study sessions.

The HP 202 lab opens Wednesday of Week 1 of classes through the Tuesday of Finals Week during the Fall through Spring Terms.

Note: The lab is closed over the summer.

MakerLab

Location: AM 101

  • Mondays: 1-5pm
  • Wednesdays: 1-6pm
  • Thursdays: 10am-5pm

See current MakerLab hours!