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.

Winter 2019 Tutoring Schedule

Accounting

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

  • Monday: 11 am – 1 pm (Tennille), 1 pm – 5 pm (Nahid)
  • Tuesdays: 9 am – 11 am (Danielle)
  • Wednesday: 11 am – 1 pm (Tennille), 1 pm – 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 302 and HT 325

  • Mondays: 1 pm – 4 pm (HT 325 w/Andrew Chang)
    • Lab will not meet on the following Mondays: January 7th,  January 21st, and March 18th.
  • Fridays: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm (HT 302 w/Zach Ellsworth)
    • Lab will not meet on the following Fridays: January 11th, February 8th, March 15th, and March 22nd.
Biology

Location: HT 304

  • Mondays: 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm (w/Brita Clothier)
    • Lab will not meet on the following Mondays: January 7th,  January 14th,  January 21st, and March 18th
  • Open Lab Office Hours w/Ben Simon Mondays from 9 am -11 am
    • Ben Simon teaches BI 112, BI 234, BI 287 and is opening office hours to all students. Office hours will not be held on the following days:  January 7th, January 14th, and  January 21st

 

Chemistry

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

  • Monday: 11:30 am  – 12:30 pm (SLC – LIB RM 140 w/Evan) and 4 pm – 5 pm (HP 202 w/Goeden)
  • Tuesday: 10 am – 11:30 am (HP 202 w/Davis) & 4 pm – 5 pm (HP 202 w/Standish)
  • Wednesday: 10:30 am – 12 pm (HP 202 w/Standish)
  • Thursday: 10 am – 11 am (HP 202 w/Hubbard)
Computer Applications (CAS)

Location: Library Open Computer Space

  • Monday and Tuesday: 11 am – 3 pm
  • Wednesday: 10 am – 3 pm
  • Thursday: 11 am – 4 pm
  • Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Computer Information Systems (CIS) and Computer Science (CS)

Location: TCB 308

  • Monday through Thursday: 10 am – 7 pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 11 am – 5 pm
Economics

Location: Library 140 (Student Learning Center)

  • Wednesday: 10 am – 1 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am – 3 pm
Engineering

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

  • Monday: 10 am –  1 pm (SLC w/Eric), 2 pm – 6 pm (SLC w/Amin) & 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (MakerLab AM101 w/Jenna)
  • Tuesday: 12 pm – 7 pm (Amin) & 4 pm – 5 pm (AM 101 w/Jenna)
  • Wednesday: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (AM 101 w/Jenna)
  • Thursday: 10 am – 2 pm (SLC w/Eric)
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.

  • Mondays from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (Michael)
  • Tuesdays from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm (Michael)
  • Thursdays from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (Patti)
  • Fridays from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm  (Patti)

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)

  • 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 am  – 2 pm (SLC, Library 140 w/Eric) & 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm (HP 202 w/Daniel)
  • Tuesday: 11 am – 12 pm  (HP 202 w/John) & 4 pm – 5 pm (HP 202 w/Leif)
  • Wednesday: 11:15 am – 2:15 pm (HP 202)
  • Thursday: 10 am – 2 pm  (SLC, Library 140), 10 am – 12 pm (HP 202 w/Daniel)
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).

Winter 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!