Academic Support Center

Nobody said college would be easy. Learning new subject matter 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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Learning Assistance On Campus and Online

Working with our supportive tutors and staff, you can develop your personal and academic skills 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 served 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 workshops organized by Transitional Programs to support students.

Fall 2015 Schedule

LRC, A142,  Mondays and Tuesdays, 11:00 -11:25 a.m.

Aug. 31 and Sept. 1: Tips for a Successful Semester and Campus Layout

Sept. 14 and 15: Time Management

Sept. 21 and 22: How to Talk to Your Professor

Sept. 28 and 29: Reading Strategies

Oct. 5 and 6: Note -Taking Strategies

Oct. 12 and 13: Writing Strategies

Oct. 19 and 20 : Midterm Exam Strategies

Oct. 26 and 27: Memorization Strategies

Nov. 2 and 3: Web-based Tools

Nov. 16 and 17: Money Management, Student Edition

Nov. 23 and 24: Transferring

Dec. 7 and 8: Stress and Anxiety Reduction

Dec. 14 and 15: Final Exam Strategies