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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 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 Centers - Virtual Peer Tutoring

Important Virtual Service Information

As we have moved to virtual service, we are still here to help. You can still reach out to us:

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

Hours

Academic Support office hours listed are being offered virtually. Read below for more information about how to connect with a Peer Tutor through Zoom!

Virtual Academic Support Center

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

Overview

Peer Tutors are available in a variety of disciplines to all Century College students. For tutoring services email Jackie Reichter. Please include your first and last name and what course you are requesting tutoring for in your email. Your tutoring request will be forwarded to the appropriate Peer Tutor who will email you to schedule a tutoring session through ZOOM.

Peer Tutors Available through ZOOM

Alissa - Available Monday - Friday 11am-3pm

Chemistry 1041, Chemistry 1042, Math 30, Math 60, Math 70, Math 1061, Math 1062, Math 1081

Jenna - Available Monday and Wednesday 2pm-4:30pm

English 1021, English 1022, Math 30, Math 70, Math 1061

Su - Available Monday - Thursday 9am-2pm

Accounting 1010, Accounting  1020, Accounting 2020, Economics 1021, ESOL 0041, ESOL 0042, ESOL 0051, ESOL 0052, ESOL 1033

Frances - Available Monday 3:30pm-6:30pm, Tuesday and Thursday 2pm-4pm, Wednesday 3:30pm-5:30pm 

Nursing 2700, Biology 1020, Biology 2031, Biology 2032, Biology 2035, HLTH 1001
 

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

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 - Thursday: 11:30am - 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


Reading & Student Success Center PowerPoint Tour

Hours

West Campus

The Reading & Student Success Center is closed for the summer and will reopen for fall semester.

 

Getting Help

Students can request walk-in help during open hours.

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:

Keith Hagen
keith.hagen@century.edu
651-779-3293

For information on how to sign up with a Peer Tutor through ZOOM, visit the Academic Support Centers page.

Virtual Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 4:30pm

Friday: 8am - 12pm

Contact

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

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

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: Available Online through face-to-face and online asynchronous consultations and tutoring

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!