• Man helping student with academic questions.

    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 successful. 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!

Online Academic Support

Online Tutoring

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.

For a full list of what courses Tutor.com has tutors available in click here.

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!

Academic Resource Centers

Academic Support Center - Virtual Peer Tutoring

Important Virtual Service Information

As we have moved to virtual services, we are still here to help!

To sign up for a tutoring appointment, click here.

Overview

Peer Tutors are available in a variety of disciplines to all Century College students.

Peer Tutors are currently available in the following subjects: Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Communication, Dental, English, ESOL, Economics, Math, and Nursing.

If you don't see the course that you are needing help with listed, contact Jackie Reichter.

Hours

We are here and ready to help you! Academic Support office hours listed are offered virtually. 

Virtual Academic Support Center

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm

Jackie Reichter
jackie.reichter@century.edu
651-779-3258

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.

To learn more about the Tutors Linked to Classes program or if you are a student interested in being a tutor or an instructor interested in having a tutor contact Jackie Reichter.

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

8am - 4:30pm

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.

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 - Friday: 7:30am - 4pm

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


 

Hours

West Campus In Person Availability

Contact: Denise Roth 

Walk In: Monday - Thursday: 10am - 3pm

To make a Reading Student Success appointement please click HERE.

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

Workshops

  • Active Reading & Notetaking
  • Critical Thinking & Reading
  • Comprehension Strategies
  • Learning Styles & Studying
  • Memorization
  • Success Strategies for College
  • TEAS VI Preparation (reading only)
  • Test Taking
  • Time Management

Science Resource Center

Important Virtual Service Information

As we have moved to virtual service, we are still here to help! 

You can still reach out to us to sign up to meet with a Science Tutor by clicking here.

Virtual Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 4:30pm

Friday: 8am - 4pm

Contact

Jackie Reichter

Overview

The Science Resource Center offers virtual tutoring to Century student taking a science (tutors current available in Chemistry and Biology classes.) Help is available by signing up for an appointment here.

Resources and Services

  • Virtual tutoring
  • Computer tutorials
  • Textbooks and practice problem sets
  • Models and laboratory practice
  • Reference books

Writing Center

Getting Help

To make an appointment or find out when walk-in help is available, click here to register with The Writing Center. Students can also request walk-in help during open hours.

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 and online asynchronous consultations and tutoring to Century College students, faculty, staff, and alumnae.

Contact

West Campus, Room 3280
651-779-3400

Hours

In-person Hours: 

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 4pm

Online face-to-face and online asynchronous consultations and tutoring Hours:

Monday - Thursday 7am - 5pm

Friday 7am - 4pm

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!