Academic Support Center

Nobody said college would be easy. Learning a new area of study can be a struggle, and sometimes you may need a little help. The Academic Support Center can equip you with the right strategies needed to improve your skills in writing, critical thinking, studying, mathematics, or course content.


Announcements

Tutoring for the Fall 2014 semester will begin Tuesday, September 2. Click the links above for schedules.

Calculator Loan Program

Students may begin borrowing calcuators for the semester on the first day of classes: Wednesday, August 27.


Learning Assistance On Campus and Off

Working with our supportive tutors and staff, you can fully develop personal and academic skills, concepts, and confidence in a friendly, learner-centered environment. Tutoring is available on campus and online.

All services are free to currently enrolled students.

Our Programs

Academic Tutoring

The Academic Support Center offers individual and facilitated small-group tutoring free of charge to current Manchester Community College students, in courses they are presently taking.

Writing Center

The Writing Center is a place to write. Tutors are available on a walk-in basis to assist students while they are engaged in the writing process.

Walk-In Math Tutoring

Walk-in math tutoring is an alternative to an individual appointment with a math tutor. Walk-in hours are available for students who work independently or in small groups. Tutors are available during designated times to answer questions or assist students.

Online Tutoring

eTutoring is available online to Manchester Community College students in writing, math, accounting, biology, chemistry, and information literacy & research methods.

ESL Conversation Lab

Faculty and tutors lead an open discussion designed for students wishing to engage in dialog for the purpose of strengthening their English comprehension and verbal skills.

Calculator Loan Program

The ASC has calculators available for loan to students. Students may borrow a graphing calculator if their course requires it. The calculator must be returned at the end of the semester.  Calculators are limited in quantity and loaned on a first come first serve basis.

Computer Mini Lab

The Computer Mini Lab is located inside the ASC. Eight computers are available for students who wish to enhance their technology skills.  Tutors are available by appointment to answer questions or provide guidance.


Workshops

Quick Tips is an effort organized by Transitional Programs to support students.

Quick Tips Fall 2014 in LRC A142 (Next to the Library!)
Mondays and Tuesdays, 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.

September 8 and 9 - Campus Services and Tips for a Successful Semester

September 15 and 16 - Time Management

September 22 and 23 - How to Talk to Your Professor

September 29 and 30 - Reading Strategies

October 6 and 7 - Note Taking Strategies

October 13 and 14 - Writing Strategies

October 20 and 21 - Midterm Exam Strategies

October 27 and 28 - Memorization Techniques

November 3 and 4 - Web-based Tools

November 17 and 18 - Money Management Student Edition

November 24 and 25 - Transferring

December 1 and 2 - Stress and Anxiety Reduction

December 8 and 9 - Final Exam Strategies

Every time you attend, you are entered to win an iPod!  Attend often!

 

Last Update: August 26 2014
For Additional Information Contact: Brian Cleary