Learning Assistance and Tutoring
The Student Learning Center
The Student Learning Center (SLC) provides free tutoring in content areas and writing, study skills assistance, and supplemental instruction. The goal of the SLC is to promote independent and lifelong learning.
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Free Tutoring by Appointment
Trained, faculty-recommended peer tutors assist in a variety of subjects including:
- Foreign Languages
- Political Science
- Study Skills
Appointments must be made at least one day in advance for tutoring and can be ongoing for the entire semester. The SLC recommends making appointments early in the semester. Writing appointments are individual, while all other appointments are small group sessions.
Appointments must be scheduled in person in the Student Learning Center, SSC 340.
Study Skills Workshops
The Student Learning Center sponsors specialized workshops each semester in the following areas:
- Learning Styles
- Memory and Concentration
- Reading Strategies
- Stress Reduction
- Test Preparation
- Time Management
Other Learning Assistance Programs
Professors’ Office Hours
One of the best ways to gain insight into course material and requirements is meeting with professors during their office hours. During office hours faculty can assist students to:
- Increase understanding of a course
- Improve study techniques specific to the subject matter
- Assess knowledge of course content
- Explore approaches to an assignment
- Review course material and solve problems
- Identify sources of further help
- Plan academic and career goals
Departmental Learning Assistance
Several departments offer tutoring by paid or volunteer tutors participating in academic student organizations. Below is a listing of the departments that have had tutoring programs in the past. For current information about availability and hours of tutoring, contact the department directly by phone or email.
The Studuent Learning Center is located in Student Services Center, Room 340. For more information, call 530-898-6839 (with 24-hour voicemail) or visit our website http://www.csuchico.edu/slc/