Cerro Coso Community College

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Learning Support Services

Introduction to the LAC

The Learning Assistance Center (LAC) is one of two departments housed within the Learning Resource Center. Each Campus has a LAC and provides similar services. Each LAC strives to offer learning services that support you in your educational endeavors at Cerro Coso Community College. All academic assistance services that are available to students can be found below.

Peer Tutoring

Peer tutoring is an appointment-based program designed to support your study habits and use of strategies to effectively learn course material. Tutors are available for most subjects. make an appointment using the Services Request Form.

Would you like to meet with one of our tutors but are not within a reasonable distance to campus? Do you prefer to work from home? Online tutoring may be an option to get the assistance you need. Complete the Services Request Form. Online tutoring is done through Zoom. Prior to your first session with a tutor, consider installing Zoom on the device you intend to attend tutoring with (computer, tablet, or phone) and read Before Visiting a Tutor in the Online Environment, Do This.

Availability: Online tutoring is available from any place you have an internet connection.

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Online tutoring through NetTutor is available 24 hours per day (for many subjects). This is an excellent option for students who are unable to attend tutoring in person or online during the college's hours of operation. Also, NetTutor provides support for paper drop-off and question drop-off.

How to use NetTutor

You may access NetTutor directly from this student tutoring page once you have joined the course. You can join the course by clicking the +Join This Course button in the upper right-hand side of this page. Once you've done this, you will notice NetTutor now appears in the navigation pane to the left.

Math and Writing Labs

(currently available online)

Our labs are drop-in, with no appointment needed spaces where students can work with math and English faculty and peer tutors to learn the course material. Students can drop-in for 5 minutes or multiple hours as they work toward learning material and completing assignments for their courses. When students have questions, they raise their hand or speak to the staff on duty (faculty or peer tutors). Math instructors can assist in all things math and English instructors can assist in all things writing; each peer tutor has been approved for various subjects. Visit Math and Writing Labs for the schedule on your campus.

Before Attending an Online Session, Do These Things

Availability: Math and Writing Labs are available to all students from all sites in the online environment.

Student Athlete Study Hall

Study Hall is a requirement for all athletes at Cerro Coso. Please visit Student Athlete Study Hall to learn more about the resources available to you during study hall.

Library Services

If you are seeking assistance with research or citations, please check out the library page or take a look at the math and writing lab schedule for drop-in opportunities with Cerro Coso librarians.