Sylvania

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Why should you come see a tutor? By working with our friendly, knowledgeable staff and student tutors, you will improve your skills and help yourself succeed!

We offer free, drop-in (no appointment needed) tutoring in all of the subjects below, so stop by at a time that works for you.

NOW HIRING – Academic Success Tutors

  • If you are interested in working for the Sylvania Student Learning Center, please review our job description and follow the directions to submit your interest.

Fall 2019 Tutoring Schedule – Coming Soon!

Accounting

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

Runs Monday, September 23rd through Friday, December 6th

  • Mondays: 2 pm – 5 pm (Nahid)
  • Wednesday: 11 am – 1 pm (Nahid)
  • Thursdays: 11 am – 1 pm (Nahid)
  • Fridays: 1 pm – 3 pm (Nahid)
Anatomy & Physiology – Coming Soon!

Location: HT 303 & HT 326

Tutoring runs

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. 

Biology – Coming Soon!

Location: HT 303 & HT 326

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)

  • Saturdays: 10 am – 3 pm (Bianca)
CMET – Coming Soon!

Location: SLC (LIB RM 140)

  • Wednesday: 1 pm – 4 pm
Computer Applications (CAS) – Coming Soon!

Location: Library Open Computer Space

Tutoring runs

  • Wednesday: 11 am – 3 pm (Maya: CAS 109, 118, 133, 140, 170, 171, 216, 217, 231)
  • Thursday: 11 am – 3 pm (Nikki: CAS 111W, CAS 206, CAS 213, CAS 215)
Computer Information Systems (CIS) – Coming Soon!

Location: TCB 308

Tutoring runs

  • Monday: 11 am -3:30 pm (Zhimin: CIS 120, 121, 122, 125D, 133J, 133N, 133W, CS 140U, CAS 206)
  • Tuesday: 2:30 pm -7 pm (Zach: CIS 120, 121, 122, 125D, 133J, 133W, 135M, 195P, 275, CS 161, 162)
  • Thursday: 11 am -3:30 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) – Coming Soon

Location: TCB 308

Tutoring runs

  • Monday: 2:30 pm – 7 pm (Sabrina: CS 140U, 160, 161, 162, CIS 120, 121,122)
  • Tuesday: 11 am – 3:30 pm (Rachel: CS 140U, 160, 161, 162)
  • Wednesday: 11 am – 3:30 pm (Rachel: CS 140U, 160, 161, 162) & 2:30 pm – 7 pm (Sabrina: CS 140U, 160, 161, 162, CIS 120, 121, 122)
  • Thursday: 2:30 pm – 7 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 Thursday, June 27th through Thursday, August 15th.

  • Mondays: 2 pm – 7 pm (Jeremy)
  • Wednesdays: 2 pm – 7 pm (Jeremey)
  • Saturdays: 10 am – 3 pm (Dylan)
Engineering

Location: SLC, Library 140 (Student Learning Center) & MakerLab AM 101

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

  • Tuesday: 12 pm – 6 pm (SLC LIB 140 w/Amin)
  • Thursdays: 12 pm – 6 pm (SLC LIB 140 w/Amin)
  • Saturdays: 10 am – 3pm (SLC LIB 140 w/Dat)
ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: CT 208

Open

  • Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 4:30 pm
  • Fridays:

Learn more about Sylvania ESOL Tutoring!

English Conversation Groups – Groups will restart Fall Term!
English Conversation Partner Program

Location: Library 144 (SLC Conference room)

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.
GIS – TBD

Location: SS110

Math

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

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

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

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 & Astronomy

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

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

  • Mondays: 9 am – 1 pm (w/Eric)
  • Tuesday: 12 pm – 6 pm  (w/Amin)
  • Thursdays: 11 am – 2 pm (w/Eric) and 2 pm – 6 pm (w/Amin)
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: 10am – 3pm
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: 10am – 3pm

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

  • TBD
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 – Coming Soon

Location: AM 101

See current MakerLab hours!