SMC provides free tutoring services in selected subjects for all students through a number of on-campus tutoring centers. If you wish to be tutored in a particular subject, please make arrangements with the appropriate tutoring center listed below. For hours and general information, visit the Tutoring Services webpage and click on the link for the center you want. Specialized tutoring may also be arranged through the Center for Students with Disabilities (voice 434-4265 or video phone 866-957-1809), EOPS/CARE (434-4268), Student Support Services (434-4347), the Scholars Program (434-4371), and the International Education Center (434-4217). For general tutoring information and the hours of the tutoring centers listed below, please visit the Tutoring Services webpage (library.smc.edu/tutoring).

Math Lab
Math Complex 84   434-4735

Students enrolled in SMC math classes who need assistance with their assignments can find help at the Math Lab, which provides tutoring services to support math students in every way possible. If you have problems with specific assignments, you may request help from the lab’s instructional assistants on a drop-in basis. If you need more extensive tutoring, please schedule an appointment IN PERSON at the Math Lab.

Science Tutoring Center
Science 245   434-4630

Students enrolled in science classes at SMC can find help at the Science Tutoring Center. If you have problems with specific assignments, you may request help on a drop-in basis. You may also call or drop by the center to schedule an appointment for a more extensive tutoring session.

Writing and Humanities Tutoring Center
Drescher Hall 313   434-4682

SMC students who need writing assistance for any courses or subject tutoring in liberal arts courses (including economics, history, logic, philosophy, political science, psychology, and sociology) can find help at the Writing and Humanities Tutoring Center. Writing assistance is available on a drop-in basis. To schedule a tutoring session, please call or come to the Writing and Humanities Tutoring Center to discuss your needs.

Modern Language Tutoring Center
Drescher Hall 219   434-4683

Students enrolled in any language classes at SMC who need assistance can find help at the Modern Language Tutoring Center and, on occasion, at satellite campuses. Tutoring is conducted on a drop-in basis. Visit the Modern Language Tutoring webpage for an updated schedule of tutor availability and links to related resources.

ESL Tutoring Center
ESL 106 (at Pearl and 16th)   434-4260

SMC students who are not native speakers of English, but who need assistance in developing their English skills can find help at the ESL Tutoring Program. One-on-one tutoring by instructional assistants with expertise in TESL is provided in half-hour sessions. ESL tutoring sessions are available by appointment only. You may schedule up to two tutoring appointments each week by completing the online form at the ESL website (www.smc.edu/esl). If you need assistance making an appointment, please come to ESL 106 or call (310) 434-4260 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Reading Lab
Drescher Hall 312

The Reading Lab provides services for students enrolled in Reading and Vocabulary classes (English 23, English 48, English 80, English 83A/B, and English 84R). For information, please consult with your instructor or visit the Reading Lab’s webpage.

English 81 Lab
Drescher Hall 308

The English 81 Lab provides services specifically for students enrolled in SMC’s English 81 classes. For information, please see the listings in this Schedule of Classes under the heading “English Skills—Group C,” or consult with your instructor.

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