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    Century College offers a variety of academic support resources which students can use at no cost to help them achieve their academic goals.

    We want you to be a successful student. Take advantage of the many academic resources available to you, including our Academic Resource Centers, Online Tutoring, and TRIO.

    Learn more about our variety of academic support resources below!

Academic Resource Centers

Academic Support Centers

Hours & Contact

West Academic Support Center
West Campus, Room 2461

Monday-Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Friday: 8 am - 4 pm

651-779-3258

East Academic Support Center
East Campus, Room 2542

Monday-Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Friday: 8 am - 4 pm

651-747-4088

Overview

Tutors are available in a variety of disciplines to all Century College students. You may receive tutoring services by simply signing up in the centers or by walk-in appointment.

Tutors Linked to Classes

Tutors Linked to Classes (TLC) is a faculty-driven program that links a tutor to specific English, Math, Reading, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, and Science courses.

The TLC Tutor attends the course they are assigned to and provides tutoring specifically to the students in the courses to which they are assigned.

Becoming a Tutor

If you are interested in becoming a tutor, please complete the application (details about available positions are listed on the application).

ESOL Center

Hours

Monday and Thursday 7:30am - 8pm

Tuesday and Wednesday 7:30am - 9pm

Friday 7:45am - 2:45pm

Contact

East Campus, Room 1552
651-747-4039
En Español: 651-779-3994
ESOL Center

Overview

Century College's ESOL Center consists of a state-of-the-art digital language lab, computer lab, and study space. The ESOL lab assistant and peer tutors are also available to help students connect to appropriate resources in the College, such as the Intercultural Club, financial aid, and multicultural activities.

Our ESOL Center assists bilingual and multilingual students in adjusting to college academic and social life. ESOL students can get help with:

  • vocabulary development
  • note taking
  • writing
  • grammar
  • reading
  • listening & speaking in English
  • American culture

The Center also offers:

  • ESOL tutoring
  • study groups
  • contact with English-speaking volunteers
  • a place to meet other students

ESOL Advisor

Our ESOL Advisor is available to help any non-native English speaker at Century College, even if you have never taken ESOL classes. If you are struggling with any aspect of college–classes, studying, registration, financial aid–and don't know where to go, please visit the ESOL Advisor, located in the Advising & Counseling Center on the West Campus in W2410. We can answer your questions and guide you to the right places on campus to get the help you need.

Language Lab

Overview

The Language Laboratory is a key resource for Century College students in the pursuit of communicative proficiency in a foreign language as well as intercultural understanding and appreciation.

Hours                                                                              

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday  9:30 am - 4 pm

Wednesday  9:30 am - 6 pm

Friday  9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Contact

West Campus, Room 1190
651-779-3978
The Language Lab

Services

  • The opportunity to converse with fluent speakers of ASL, Chinese, and Spanish
  • Support for classroom assignments and assigned laboratory work
  • The opportunity to participate in intercultural clubs and culturally focused events
  • Exposure to language and cultural materials
  • The opportunity to build community among classmates

Resources

  • Weekly conversational groups with fluent speakers
  • Educational software
  • Supplemental worksheets and publications
  • Foreign language books, magazines, and videos

Mathematics Resource Center

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Closed Friday and Non-class days

Contact

West Campus, Room 3315
651-779-3375
Mathematics Resource Center

Online Math Center

The Online Math Center is now available! To access, please self-register for "Online Math Center" on Desire2Learn.

Overview

The Century College Mathematics Resource Center is available to all Century College students currently enrolled in a Century mathematics course. The Center is staffed by mathematics professionals and qualified tutors available to give you assistance with your daily assignments.

Help is available on a drop-in basis and no appointment is necessary. Century College Students enrolled at any level of mathematics are encouraged to come in for assistance or to study.

Resources

Reading & Student Success Center

Summer Hours

Closed: May 11 - May 20

Monday - Thursday 8am - 2pm

Closed: July 13 - August 19

Contact

West Campus, Room 3250
651-779-3351

Overview

The Reading & Student Success Center supports all Century College students in using and developing effective reading and college success strategies. The professional staff and qualified student workers are available on a drop-in basis or by appointment.

Resources

Services

  • Skills development in reading strategies
  • Practice in reading efficiently
  • Help with learning styles and study strategies
  • Support in test taking
  • Course specific help for RDNG and STSC
  • Computers/laptops/printers/headphones
  • Contemporary Reading Collection
  • Quiet study space for individuals or groups

Science Resource Center

Hours

Monday - Thursday 8 am - 4:30 pm

Friday 8 am - 4 pm

Contact

East Campus, Room 2790
Science Resource Center, 651-779-3293

Overview

The Science Resource Center offers drop-in tutoring and other services to any Century student taking a science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, or Earth Science) class. Help is available on a drop-in basis and no appointment is necessary.

Resources and Services

  • Drop-in tutoring
  • Tutors Linked-to-Classes (TLC) services
  • Computer tutorials
  • Textbooks and practice problem sets
  • Models and laboratory practice
  • Reference books

Writing Center

Summer Hours

Monday and Wednesday: 11am - 6pm

Tuesday and Thursday: 9am - 4pm

Friday: Closed

Contact

West Campus, Room 3280
651-779-3400

Overview

The Century College Writing Center is an open and inclusive space where writers of all backgrounds, abilities, and identities are welcome.

The Writing Center provides face-to-face, online synchronous, and online asynchronous consultations and tutoring to Century College students, faculty, staff, and alumnae.

To schedule an appointment, click here to register for an account. Students can also request walk-in help during opening hours.

Online Academic Support

Online Tutoring

Online Tutoring is free and available to all students by logging into D2L and accessing Smarthinking. Smarthinking will only be available through July 31, 2018.

Century College will begin an exciting transition to Tutor.com starting July 1, 2018!

Studying that fits your schedule

24/7 online tutoring for Century College students!

Century College offers free online tutoring, on-demand, through Tutor.com. Tutors are always available, even late at night when your instructor or campus tutors may not be. Stuck on a problem? Want someone to review your paper? This tutoring service is easy to use and can be accessed on any device that connects to the internet.

When you log-on to Tutor.com you'll be able to:

  • Connect with over 3,000 qualified tutors
  • View replays of previous sessions
  • Drop off an essay for review and feedback
  • Save your favorite tutors and see their schedule of availability
  • Access services from your mobile phone or tablet

You will access Tutor.com by logging on to your course page through D2L. For more information click here!

TRIO at Century College

TRIO Programs

Century College hosts three grant-funded TRIO programs: Student Support Services (SSS), Educational Talent Search (ETS), and Upward Bound (UB), as well as a Veterans Services Center for students who are currently or have served in the armed forces. 

Learn more about the programs, and which one might be right for you!