What is Tutoring?Smiling students in Anatomy Lab

Tutoring is individualized assistance from a qualified peer or professional who obtained a level of competency in the subject area.

When do I need tutoring?

  • Discuss course concerns with your instructor
  • After following suggestions, request a tutor if you still need help
  • If your instructor recommends tutoring – request a tutor

What is the tutoring policy?

  • You must be a KCC student
  • You must be currently enrolled in the class you are requesting tutoring for
  • You have met course prerequisites
  • You have attended class regularly
  • You have talked with your instructor (to provide the best assistance, we may also contact your instructor)
  • Weekly tutoring hours may not exceed total credit hours of the course
  • If you miss two tutoring sessions without prior notification, your tutoring will be canceled
  • Behavior problems may result in termination of tutoring services
  • All tutoring MUST take place in a public setting
  • We will do our best to accommodate all requests. It is important to note that not all tutoring is done one-on-one. You may also be in a session with more than one student in the same course.

Free tutoring is also available at The Bridge!

Tutoring Schedule

Open Lab Overview

The open lab schedule is a one page overview which includes schedules for peer tutoring, study tables and open tutoring hours at The Bridge. Please note, schedules are subject to change.

Helpful Tips

  • Attend class regularly
  • Work individually with your instructor during office hours
  • Do all course homework prior to class
  • Take good notes during lectures, visit The Bridge for assistance with note taking and study skills
  • Tape record lectures (per instructor permission)
  • Form a study group with others in your class
  • Practice effective time management. The Academic Success Guide is available to assist with goal setting, organizing, budgeting and scheduling.
  • Use resources available to you, such as classmates, coworkers, family and friends. KCC provides several options for students, including the Learning Resource Center, The Bridge, and Support Services.
  • Get comfortable with technology
  • Time management and research are a big part of student life, and understanding how to properly use technology will create much better use of your time
  • KCC offers free academic workshops to help you brush up on computer basics. Feel free to attend as many of these workshops as you’d like.

Contact Us

Phone: 269-965-3931 ext. 2392
Email: tutoring@kellogg.edu
Visit: O-207