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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The Academic Support Center is now closed for the spring semester. We will be posting the summer schedule as soon as it becomes available.

If you borrowed a calculator through our calculator loan program, you may return your calculator to the library in the event that our office is closed. Failure to return your calculator will result in a hold being placed on your account.

Learning Assistance On Campus and Off

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.


Quick Tips is a series of helpful tips organized by Transitional Programs to support students.

Quick Tips Spring 2015 Schedule

Location: LRC A142 from 11:00 a.m.-11:25 a.m.

Students are entered to win an iPod every time they attend a workshop!

January 2627- Campus Services and Tips for a Successful Semester

February 2, 3 – Time Management

February 9, 10 – How to Talk with Your Professor

February 23, 24 – Reading Strategies

March 2, 3 – Note-taking Strategies

March 9, 10 – Writing Strategies

March 23, 24 – Midterm Exam Strategies

March 30, 31 – Memorization Techniques

April 6, 7 – Web-based Tools

April 13, 14 – The Empowered Student

April 20, 21- Transferring

April 27, 28 – Stress and Anxiety Reduction

May 4, 5 – Money Management Student Edition

May 11, 12 – Final Exam Strategies