Tutoring

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 professor – (to provide the best assistance, we may also contact your professor)
  • 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-to-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

The fall 2014 peer tutoring open lab schedule is a one page overview which includes schedules for peer tutoring, free academic workshops, athletic study tables and open tutoring hours at The Bridge. Please note, the peer tutoring schedule is 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 professor permission)
  • Form a study group w/others in your class
  • Practice effective time management Set goals, prioritize, organize & plan ahead (use a schedule or calendar)
  • Use Resources Available to you Classmates, coworkers, family & friends. Kellogg Community College provides several options for students as well, which include: Learning Resource Center, The Bridge, Support Services
  • Get comfortable with technology
  • Time management and research are a big part of student life, 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