|Spring 2021 Hours|
|Friday||9:00am - 2:00pm*|
*Help Desk and tutoring will close at 12:00pm on the following Fridays for training:
- April 16, 2021
- May 7, 2021
Center for Academic Success
Welcome to the spring semester!! We are so glad you are here!
FREE CAS tutoring and workshops are now fully online! There are three ways to access tutoring:
- Click on your subject from the Canvas Tutoring Shells list below to add yourself to the tutoring Canvas shell. There, you'll find schedules, links to your tutor, and other helpful resources.
- Ask your professor if you have an embedded tutor.
- For 24-hour support, select "Student Support" in your Canvas shell. Then click "Tutoring," and then click "NetTutor Online." These are not CAS tutors, but they are a free, 24-hour online resource for many subjects.
CLICK HERE to see the Spring 21 CAS Workshop schedule and information.
CLICK HERE for video instructions to find a tutor from the Pierce College website.
CLICK HERE for Paper Drop Off (You will get feedback within two working days)
Canvas Tutoring Shells
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Why see a tutor?
At The Center for Academic Success, students can:
- Connect with another student or volunteer has been successful in your class in order to get help with subjects like English, math, science, philosophy, etc.
- Develop study skills and success skills essential for success in all classes.
- Work one-on-one or in small groups with a peer tutor to get personalized help.
- Attend workshops for help on specific topics (e.g. verb usage, test-taking strategies, Algebra review, essay writing)
A tutor CAN help you:
- Effectively read and comprehend class materials, including your syllabus, Canvas page, and class assignments.
- Get started on a writing assignment in any class.
- Think through difficult parts of an assigned problem.
- Practice course-specific skills and concepts.
- Understand instructor feedback.
- Identify areas that you can strengthen to make you a better student.
- Find the resources that you need to succeed.
- Identify specific ways that you can improve your assignments.
- Think of ways you can better communicate with your instructor to ask questions.
A tutor CANNOT:
- Write or rewrite your papers/assignments or complete your equations/homework problems for you. We can help you identify changes you may want to make, but we can't make them for you!
- Silently proofread and/or correct your assignments. You are part of the process. We will work with you and support you so you can revise your own work.
- Repeat/duplicate a class lecture. We are not professors; we are your peers. We will work with you to understand the material, but we don't replace instructors.
The CAS is dedicated to empowering students to achieve academic success. We believe in creating powerful learning environments that foster a growth mindset, metacognitive awareness, and self-efficacy. We strive to build an atmosphere of learning characterized by respect, support, and meaningful student engagement. We are committed to providing academic support to each and every student who visits us. Each of us have amazing abilities and experiences, and all are welcome and celebrated here!
We are here to help you how to be successful for the long term!
Here at the CAS, we value each and every student. We are dedicated to ensuring that all students feel safer and supported. In the CAS, our individuality is strength, and our experiences matter. We love that our students come from a beautiful, diverse range of ages, races, ethnicities, national origins, citizenship status, religions, abilities, veteran status, sexes, gender identities, sexual orientations, and much more. Our future needs everyone!
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