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.

Spring 2019 Tutoring Schedule

Accounting

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

Open Monday, April 1.

  • Monday: 10 am – 2 pm  (Nahid)
  • Tuesdays: 12 pm – 3 pm (Danielle)
  • Wednesday: 11 am – 4 pm (Nahid)
  • Thursday: 11 am – 2 pm (Nahid)
  • Fridays: 1 pm – 3 pm (Nahid)
  • Saturdays: 12 pm – 3 pm (Nahid)
Anatomy & Physiology

Location: HT 303

  • Tuesdays: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm (HT 303 w/Jason Bazzano)
  • Fridays: 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm (HT 303 w/Mo Slusher)

Open lab will not meet on 4/2, 5/3, 6/7, 6/11 or 6/14.

Biology

Location: HT 304

  • Mondays: 1 pm – 4 pm (HT 304 w/ Susan Weston)

Open lab will not meet on 4/1, 4/8, 5/27, or 6/10. 

Chemistry

Location: Heat Plant (HP) 202 and SLC (LIB RM 140)

  • Monday: 9 am  – 1 pm (SLC – LIB RM 140 w/Bianca- 151, 221, 222, 223, 242) & 10 am – 12 pm (HP 202 w/Goeden)
  • Tuesday: 2 pm – 4 pm (HP 202- Huntley CH 151, 221-3) & 4 pm – 5 pm (HP 202 w/Standish 100, 101, 104, 105, 151, 221-3)
  • Wednesday: 10 am – 12 pm (HP 202  w/Davis)
  • Thursday: 1 pm – 4 pm (SLC- LIB RM 140 w/Raya CH 101, 151, 221-3, 242, 243), 2 pm- 4 pm (HP 202- Huntley CH 151, 221-3) & 3 pm -6 pm (SLC – LIB RM 140 w/Bianca- 151, 221, 222, 223, 242)
  • Saturday: 12 pm – 1 pm (SLC- LIB RM 140 w/Raya CH 101, 151, 221-3, 242, 243)
Computer Applications (CAS)

Location: Library Open Computer Space

Tutoring begins Wednesday, April 3rd.

  • Monday: 11 am – 3 pm (Maya: CAS 109, 118, 133, 140, 170, 171, 216, 217, 231)
  • Tuesday: 12 pm – 4 pm (Lamees: CAS 109, 111W, 118, 133, 140, 170, 171, 216, 217, 231)
  • Wednesday: 11 am – 3 pm (Maya: CAS 109, 118, 133, 140, 170, 171, 216, 217, 231)
  • Thursday: 12 pm – 4 pm (Lamees: CAS 109, 111W, 118, 133, 140, 170, 171, 216, 217, 231)
Computer Information Systems (CIS)

Location: TCB 308

Tutoring begins Wednesday, April 3rd.

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

Location: TCB 308

Tutoring begins Wednesday, April 3rd.

  • Monday: 10 am – 2:45 pm (Sabrina: CS 140U, 160, 161, 162, CIS 120, 121,122)a
  • Tuesday: 2 pm – 7 pm (Rachel: CS 140U, 161, 162)
  • Wednesday: 2 pm – 7 pm (Rachel: CS 140U, 161, 162)
  • Thursday: 10 am – 3 pm (Sabrina: CS 140U, 160, 161, 162) and 2 pm – 7 pm (MJ: CS 140U, 161, 162)
  • Friday: 11 am – 5 pm (Mark: CS 133G, 133U, 140U, 160, 161, 162)
  • Saturday: 11 am – 5 pm (Sabrina: CS 140U, 160, 161, 162)
Economics

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

Open Monday, April 1.

  • Monday: 11 am – 12:30 pm (John)
  • Wednesady: 11 am – 12:30 pm (John)
  • Saturday: 10 am – 3 pm (Dylan)
Engineering

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

  • Monday: 11 am –  3 pm (SLC LIB 140w/Eric), 2 pm – 6 pm (SLC  LIB 140 w/Amin) & 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (MakerLab AM101 w/Jenna)
  • Tuesday: 11 am – 6 pm (SLC LIB 140 w/Amin)
  • Wednesday: 4 pm – 7 pm (SLC LIB 140 w/Amin)
  • Thursday: 10 am – 2 pm (SLC w/Eric) and 12 pm – 1 pm (AM 101 w/Jenna)
  • Saturday: 10 am – 3 pm (SLC w/Dat)
ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: CT 208

  • Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 4 pm
  • Friday: 9am – 1pm

Learn more about Sylvania ESOL Tutoring!

English Conversation Groups

Location: Library 144 (SLC Conference room)

Improve your English speaking and listening skills.

  • Monday: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (Michael)
  • Tuesday: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm (Michael)

Begins Week 2 and ends the week before finals. Students may join these groups at any time on a drop-in basis. Groups are most appropriate for students at ESOL Level 4 or higher.

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.
Math

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

Open Monday, April 1.

  • Monday – Thursday: 9am – 7pm
  • Friday – Saturday: 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: Heat Plant (HP) 202 and Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

  • Monday: 10:30 am – 11:30 am (HP 202 w/John Allen) & 11 am  – 3 pm (SLC, Library 140 w/Eric)
  • Tuesday: 3 pm – 6 pm  (SLC LIB 140 w/Anna)
  • Wednesday: 3 pm – 5 pm (SLC LIB 140 w/Anna) & 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm (HP 202 w/Daniel Sikes)
  • Thursday: 10 am – 2 pm  (SLC, Library 140 w/Eric)
Reading and Writing Center

Location: Library 140 (in the Student Learning Center)

  • Monday – Thursday: 9am – 7pm
  • Friday – Saturday: 10am – 3pm
Statistics

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

  • Monday – Thursday: 9am – 7pm
  • Friday – Saturday: 10am – 3pm

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

Spring 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

  • Monday – Thursday: 8am – 8pm
  • Friday: 9am – 1pm
Physical Science Tutor/Computer Lab:  Chemistry, Physics, Geology and General Science

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:  It is not open on any holidays or In-service days throughout the year.

  • Monday – Thursday: 10am – 6pm
  • Friday: 10am – 4pm
MakerLab

Location: AM 101

See current MakerLab hours!