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At AACC, we are committed to your success, which is why we offer a wealth of tutoring and related support services for you.

We encourage you to take advantage of the full-time tutoring faculty, adjuncts, peer tutors, study groups, computer labs and online support at your disposal. While some tutoring options offer general guidance, others are intended for specific areas of study, such as math, English, reading and science. Don’t forget to meet with your instructor on a regular basis, connect with an advisor and/or take advantage of one of our many tutoring options.

Bottom line, if you want a head start in your studies or if you're struggling in a specific course, the sooner you tap into these resources, the faster we can get you back on track and help you stay there.

Academic Literacies

The Academic Literacies Lab can help you better understand what you read and so much more. Our tutors will:

  • Provide strategies to help you improve your reading comprehension, critical thinking and study skills
  • Give you tips for better organizing your work and managing your time
  • Review your written responses to readings and help you edit your own work

The Academic Literacies Lab is available for students Mondays and Wednesdays from 2 to 6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Academic Literacies Lab Online Instructions

Follow the instructions below on how to enroll in the online Academic Literacies Lab and request a virtual tutoring session.

  1. In any Canvas course, click Enroll in Online Academic Literacies Lab located on the left side menu.
  2. Click Enroll in Course. This automatically enrolls you in the online lab. 
  3. You only need to enroll once. After you have enrolled, you can request an online session with a tutor. 
  4. To launch an online session with a tutor, from your dashboard, click Academic Literacies Lab Online Tutoring.
  5. Click on Chat with a tutor.
  6. Click on Meet Now.
  7. Click Open Meet Now in a new window.
  8. A new window will launch. Select the audio/video settings that you wish to use during your session.
    Note: the best option is Use my computer’s mic and speaker. If your computer does not have a microphone and/or webcam, you can choose to call in using your phone.
  9. Click on Enter Meeting to launch your session.

Note: This will only work through Google Chrome or Firefox.

Business and Accounting

Students in BPA-111, BPA-113, BPA-120, BPA-138, BPA-161, BPA-201, BPA-202 and BPA-217 can receive tutoring assistance by requesting a peer tutor to work one-on-one online. Just use the orange "Request a Tutor" button to request a peer tutor.


Students can receive math assistance through the Virtual Math Tutoring Center (VMTC) in Canvas. The VMTC is open Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 12 to 8 p.m.

Students may also work with a peer tutor by clicking on the orange "Request a Tutor" button. You'll be matched with a one-on-one tutor.

Virtual Math Tutoring Center Instructions

Follow the instructions below on how to enroll in the Virtual Math Tutoring Center.

  1. In any Canvas course, click Help located on the left side menu.
  2. Select Enroll in Virtual Math Center.
  3. Click Enroll in Course.
  4. Click the Go to your Dashboard button.
  5. Select GRP_MATH_CENTER within your dashboard.
  6. Click Virtual Math Tutoring Lab to access tutoring.


Students enrolled in science classes can request a one-on-one peer tutor by clicking on the Request A Tutor button, above right, and completing the Tutor Request Form. Students will be matched with a tutor within 24 hours.

Instructor-Led Tutoring
Students may contact their instructor for any course-specific, instructor-led help sessions or tutoring opportunities. 

Supplemental Instruction
Sessions are led by students trained in this internationally recognized program and offered through the School of Science and Technology. Refer to the Supplemental Instruction page for information and a schedule for the current term.


  • Students can initiate a remote, real-time session with Writing Center faculty by filling out a Request for Writing Center Assistance form. The Writing Center will be available from June 1 through Aug. 12 for students. Hours are Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Students also can make an appointment for a real-time, online writing consultation with a faculty member from the Virtual Writing Center. Appointments are available seven days a week and is available from May 24 through Aug. 17.
  • The Writing Center offers a rotating series of live, online group workshops on composition, grammar, source use and documentation. Visit the online calendar for upcoming workshops.

Additional Resources

Student Achievement and Success

Students participating in the Student Achievement and Success Program can receive tutoring assistance by requesting a peer tutor to work one-on-one online. Just use the orange "Request a Tutor" button to request a peer tutor. SASP lab tutoring is scheduled to return for the fall 2021 term.


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