Tutoring FAQ

Q: How much does tutoring cost?

A: It is free to currently enrolled students.


Q: How do I get tutoring?

A: Simply fill out a Tutor Request form, you can stop by the Academic Support Center in Patterson Building 231 and fill one out or Click Here to complete the request online.  Once you have completed the form, we will match you with a tutor and schedule your tutoring sessions.


Q: When can I get tutoring?

A: We normally schedule tutoring during our regular business hours by matching when the student can come and a tutor is available. Sessions are normally for an hour.


Q: What kind of tutoring is offered?

A: We offer seated 1 on 1 sessions, small groups, and online tutoring.


Q: What subjects can I get tutored in?

A: This varies by semester. Math, English & Introduction to Computers are always available. We try to make sure there is someone available for all subjects offered each semester. However, we will try and work out an arrangement, if possible, if there isn't currently a tutor for what you need. We also offer the Writing Center located in the LRC for your research paper guidance.


Q: Do I have to be with a tutor to use the Academic Support Center computer lab?

A: No, the Academic Support Center computers are there for you to use, just be sure to log in and out of our database system and you are welcome to use any open computer in the lab. Occasionally there will be a class or test being held in our center, but we post signs to let you know when the lab is going to be closed for one of these reasons.


Q: Is there someone there that can help me with Canvas, I'm having a problem with . . .

A: There is always someone that can help with most common problems. No appointment is necessary, just stop by or call (704) 991-0210 and ask for help.


Q: What else can I do at the Academic Support Center?

A: You can Print or Copy for only a penny a page (printed side) and we can also scan your documents for you. We also try and maintain a quiet, clean, and comfortable place for you to study.


Q: I'm having a problem with. . .

A: Whatever you're having a problem with, everyone at the Academic Support Center is there to help, that is why we are here! If we can't help you, we will find out who can.