Cerro Coso Community College

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Free tutoring is offered on campus and online to registered Cerro Coso students. Students need a referral from their class instructor, a counselor, or Learning Assistance Center (LAC) faculty member. A faculty member or counselor can fill out the Instructor Referral Form available on the Faculty page to refer a students to the LAC for tutoring. Once a student is signed up for EDUC C004 (Supervised Tutoring), students will need to fill out a Student Tutor Request Form with their available schedule before a tutor can be assigned.

Students may complete the request form online or on the Ridgecrest campus. Please call us at (760) 384-6161 for more information or come in to fill out a tutor request form. The hours for the Ridgecrest campus are 8:00am - 9:00pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00am - 12:00pm on Friday. Students needing tutoring on our other campuses may drop by the Learning Center on their campus.

Our free tutoring is available from trained peer tutors in almost all subjects both on campus or online. Tutoring is provided individually or in groups based on student need. Online students may request online tutoring by submitting the Student Tutor Request Form. Students needing further assistance are invited to visit the center for more information or call for assistance.

Students receiving tutoring are expected to come with books, syllabus, class assignments, and they should be able to articulate specific coursework questions to their tutor. See the Tutee Contract for the full list of student responsibilities.

Tutor/Lab Aides are on duty during open hours, ready to tutor in a variety of subjects and are may upon check-in with the LAC staff be available for drop-in tutoring. All lab aides are also trained tutors and may assist students with basic computer needs as well as specific tutoring needs.

Drop-in Tutoring in Ridgecrest

Much like the math and writing labs, drop in tutoring is designed to assist students without an appointment. this service is not guaranteed to be a 1-to-1 experience; rather, it is an opportunity to get assistance with key issues you may be having with coursework or understanding concepts that are crucial for your success.

Tips for successful visits to our drop-in peer tutors:

  • Come with an understanding of what you are struggling with
  • Bring class notes and or assignment details
  • Be prepared to identify concepts or problem types that are challenging for your
  • Study in the LAC and bring questions to peer tutors as you have them

Fall 2017 Schedule

Anthropology (All levels)

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-2pm

Biology 101

Mondays and Wednesdays, 9-10am and 2-4pm

Chemistry 101, 111, and 113

Mondays and Wednesdays, 9-10am and 2-4pm

English (All Levels)

Mondays and Wednesdays, 9-10am, 2-4pm, and 3-5pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-2pm

Library 101

Mondays and Wednesdays, 9-10am and 2-4pm

Math (All levels)

Mondays and Wednesdays, 9-10am and 2-4pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-4pm

Physical Science 115

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-4pm

Physical Science 125

Mondays and Wednesdays, 9-10am and 2-4pm

Psychology 101

Mondays and Wednesdays, 3-5pm

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 1-2pm

Speech 101

Monday and Wednesdays, 9-10am and 2-4pm

GED Preparation

GED Exam Preparation EDUC C005 will be available stating fall 2014. Students need to check the schedule for EDUC C005 on their campus. GED Testing is offered through PearsonVue on select Fridays on the Ridgecrest/IWV campus..

ESL/English Assistance

Tutoring for English is available.

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