Sylvania Student Learning Center

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We are an informal, drop-in tutoring and study area. We offer free tutoring in accounting, economics, engineering, English, math, physics, statistics, and more for PCC students on a first-come, first served basis. We also have computers  (PCs only) and offer English and Math self-paced lab classes. We are staffed by a combination of faculty, professional, work-study, and volunteer tutors.

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Summer 2019

(June 24th – August 15th)

  • Monday:               10 am – 3 pm
  • Tuesday:               10 am – 6 pm
  • Wednesday:         10 am – 6 pm
  • Thursday:             10 am – 3 pm
  • Fri., Sat., & Sun.:  Closed

* The center will be closed on August 16th to September 22nd. 

* The center will reopen for the fall term on Monday, September 23rd, 2019.  

Tutoring Schedule by Subjects

English Conversation Partner Program

Meet one-on-one with a conversation partner.

  • If you are a non-native speaker (and a PCC student) who would like to improve your English speaking and listening skills, you may visit the center to work one-on-one with a conversation partner 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 complete a Conversation Partner Application Form and submit it to Shani Ong.

Fall 2018

(September 24th – December 13rd)

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

*The center will be closed on 10/24, 11/12, 11/22 & 11/23. 

** Finals week hours begin the week of 12/10.

Winter 2019

(January 7th – March 21st)

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

*The center will be closed on 1/11, 1/12, and 1/21. 

** Finals week hours begin the week of 3/18.

 

Spring 2019

(April 1 – June 13)

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

*The center will be closed on 5/27. 

** Finals week hours begin the week of 6/10.

English and Math self-paced classes

Take English Skill Building or Math classes for 0, 1, 2, or 3 credits at your own pace with the help of our Lab Instructors.

Contact Heiko Spoddeck, ALC Math Instructor or Laurel Spillum, ALC English Skills Lab Instructor if you have any questions.

English Conversation Groups

Improve your English speaking and listening skills. Everyone is welcome! Come join us in the Library, Room 144 (SLC Conference Room).

  • Mondays: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm (Michael)
  • Tuesdays: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm (Michael)

The program begins Week 2 of each term 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

Meet one-on-one with a conversation partner.

  • If you are a non-native speaker (and a PCC student) who would like to improve your English speaking and listening skills, you may visit the center to work one-on-one with a conversation partner 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 complete a Conversation Partner Application Form and submit it to Shani Ong.

We offer

Math help

Check out the new Student Learning Center math resources for graphing tools and practice activities!

Watch these great math study skills videos made by a PCC math faculty member. Topics include math anxiety, time management, test taking, taking notes, and much more!

Casual, Work-Study, and Volunteer Positions

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