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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.

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Walk-In Math Tutoring »

Announcement: The ASC is closed for tutoring for Thanksgiving recess Wednesday, November 26 thru Sunday, November 30.  We will reopen Monday, December 1.


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 and 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 a series of helpful tips 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

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