The Success Center offers two types of general walk-in tutoring. The first is for math problems or math homework. The other is for papers and writing assignments. Individualized tutoring typically lasts 5 - 15 minutes depending on the complexity of the issue. Students receive tutoring on a first-come, first-served basis. This service is provided by faculty and tutors and is available at all hours of operation.
The Success Center also offers tutoring to students in various subjects on campus in a small group setting. Students requiring tutoring in subjects other than math and writing should visit the Math Success Center in LC 137 and fill out a request for tutoring. Tutors will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis, as budget allows.
The Success Center offers a variety of unique workshops taught by faculty and offered several times eachsemester.Workshops are 50 minutes in length, and students can attend as many workshops as they'd like.
Designed in close collaboration with faculty in the content areas, Directed Learning Activities (DLAs) are meant to assist students in developing the essential reading, writing, study or math skills and/or strategies needed to succeed in their courses. Once a student completes a DLA, he or she will work with a faculty member or a tutor to ensure that the concepts covered in the DLA have been thoroughly understood.
Technology & Computers
The Success Center houses an open computer lab available to currently enrolled students. Computers are available for coursework, research and general computer use. Self-service printing is available to students for a small fee. The computer lab is located in LC 166.
Both the Language Arts and Math Success Centers have computers available specifically for course work related to Success Center offerings. MyMath Lab is supported in the Math Success Center.
The Success Center offers a variety of introductory trainings in various programs useful to students in their courses. Students may attend a brief training session for Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Using Web-based Email, Basic Internet Use, and Using Talonet. All Technology Training sessions are held in the Math Success Center in LC 137.