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Tutoring/Learning Lab

Our goal is the success of our students.

The Learning Lab is a one-stop resource to help you succeed academically.

The Learning Lab offers:

  • Free Tutoring
  • Computer/Printer Access
  • Academic Success Strategies

Learning Lab Hours

Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (except during summer sessions)
Summer Schedule: Same as above, except closed on Fridays

Face-to-Face Tutoring

Most semesters, tutoring is available in the following disciplines, and the schedule is available near the Learning Lab check-in desk each semester:

 
  • *Biology (A&P)
  • *Chemistry
  •   English
  • *ESL
  • *Geography
  • *Government
 
  • *History
  •   Math
  • *Physics
  •   Reading
  •   Writing
    *Availability varies each semester

Coaching

Students in MATH0311, INRW0309, INRW0310 can schedule their coaching appointments online at Alvincollege.Upswing.io

Online Tutoring

Alvincollege.Upswing.io

The Upswing link is on your blackboard account.

Upswing online tutors are available 24/7

Students can also schedule tutoring sessions in the Learning Lab in Bldg. A through the Upswing website.

Computer Access

Computer Assistance - Word processing and Internet access are provided on the computers in the Learning Lab. Help with MyBlackboard and Turn-it-in.com/Safe Assignment is offered. Interactive math tutorials are also available. Printing is available with a 5 page limit.

Student Success Services

 

Study Skills, Time Management, and Test Anxiety (By appt. or walk-in)

  • Learning Styles — Assess and help students know how they learn best
  • Study Skills, Test Anxiety, and Time Management — Take self-assessment
  • Customized Study Plan—Provide informational packets to students who take a Learning Style, Test Anxiety, and Time Management self-assessment
    (Seminars may be provided to whole classes at professors’ requests.) 

Meet the Academic Foundations and Tutors/Learning Lab Staff!

Contact Information

Barbara Eckenfels
Director, Learning Commons
Alvin Community College
3110 Mustang Rd, Alvin, TX 77511
beckenfels@alvincollege.edu

Main Information Desk/Math Tutoring:
281-756-3566

Writing & Reading Tutoring; Study Skills:
281-756-3565

Learning Lab A-204B
Building A, 2nd floor, near the Library
281-756-3566

Note to Faculty: Please contact the Learning Lab to schedule interactive academic support workshops for classes. The Learning Lab also offers class workshops to review citation styles.

Contact Us

Main Campus

Address: 3110 Mustang Road, Alvin, TX 77511
Telephone: (281) 756-3500
Email: info@alvincollege.edu

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