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.

Summer 2019 Tutoring Schedule

Accounting

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

Runs Tuesday, June 25th through Wednesday, August 14th.

  • Tuesdays: 2 pm – 6 pm (Nahid)
  • Wednesday: 3 pm – 6 pm (Nahid)
Anatomy & Physiology –

Location: HT 303 & HT 326

Tutoring runs Tuesday, June 25th through Tuesday, August 13th

  • Tuesdays: 1 pm – 4 pm (HT 326 w/Mo Slusher)
  • Fridays: 12 pm – 4 pm (HT 303 w/Monique Slusher)

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 –

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)

  • Wednesday: 1 pm – 5 pm (Bianca- 151, 221, 222, 223, 242)
  • Thursdays: 12 pm – 3 pm (Bianca- 151, 221, 222, 223, 242)
CMET

Location: SLC (LIB RM 140)

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

Location: Library Open Computer Space

Tutoring runs Wednesday, June 26th through Thursday, September 5th.

  • 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)

Location: TCB 308

Tutoring runs Wednesday, June 26th through Thursday, August 22nd.

  • 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)
  • Wednesday: 2:30 pm – 7 pm (Ulices: CIS 120, 121, 122, 125D, 133J, 135M, 140M, 275)
  • 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)

Location: TCB 308

Tutoring runs Wednesday, June 26th through Thursday, August 22nd.

  • 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)
  • 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.

  • Thursday: 10 am – 1 pm (Jeremy)
Engineering

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

Tutoring runs Tuesday, June 25th through Wednesday, August 14th.

  • Tuesday: 1 pm – 6 pm (SLC LIB 140 w/Amin)
  • Wednesday: 2 pm – 6 pm (SLC LIB 140 w/Amin)
ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: CT 208

Open July 1 through August 20

  • Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 4:30 pm

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, June 24th through Thursday, August 15th.

  • Monday: 10 am – 3 pm
  • Tuesday: 10 am – 6 pm
  • Wednesday: 10 am – 6 pm
  • Thursday: 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, June 25th through Wednesday, August 14th.

  • Tuesday: 1 pm – 6 pm  (w/Amin)
  • Wednesday: 2 pm – 6 pm (w/Amin)
Reading and Writing Center

Location: Library 140 (in the Student Learning Center)

Tutoring runs Monday, June 24th through Thursday, August 15th.

  • Monday: 10 am – 3 pm
  • Tuesday: 10 am – 6 pm
  • Wednesday: 10 am – 6 pm
  • Thursday: 10am – 3pm
Statistics

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

Tutoring runs Monday, June 24th through Thursday, August 15th.

  • Monday: 10 am – 3 pm
  • Tuesday: 10 am – 6 pm
  • Wednesday: 10 am – 6 pm
  • Thursday: 10am – 3pm

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

Summer 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 – Closed Summer Term

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 – Closed Summer Term

Location: AM 101

See current MakerLab hours!