Tutoring & Support

The Tutoring Center will help you to strengthen your study skills and review course content. Our tutors have varying specializations that include Math, Physics, Chemistry, and more! Stop by for an in person appointment or join one of our virtual options below. You can also get a few of your classmates together to join you in one of our Virtual Group Study Rooms. We are here to help you get the most out of your education and ace those exams!

Subjects Offered

Math • Biology • Physics • Accounting • Chemistry • Computer Science • Graphic Design • Nursing Math • Occupational Therapy • Psychology • And More!

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Get Started

Get virtual support in your classes with a live tutor using audio and video to help you get the academic support you need to ace your classes.

RCC Tutoring Center will open for the Spring Semester on February 5, 2024.

**You can also drop-in for an in-person session during the listed business hours by visiting us in the Technology Center, Room 8340. No appointment is necessary for a drop-in session.

Instructions for logging in to TutorTrac to make an appointment or view drop in schedules by course:

  1. Login to your myRCC student portal account
  2. Click on the “TutorTrac” icon TutorTrac icon under “My Apps”
  3. Click on the “Search Availability’’ button in the upper left
  4. Under “Center” choose: “Main Campus Tutoring Center” for in-person and virtual appointment and drop-in availability
  5. Under “Sections” choose the course you want help with
  6. Scroll to bottom and click the “Search” button
  7. Find an appointment time that is right for you.
    1. Available appointments are indicated in green and yellow.
    2. Drop in hours are indicated in blue. Just “drop in” during those times, no appointment needed.
  8. Click on the appointment time you want
    1. Check the “Weekly” appointment box to reserve your spot each week. 
    2. Uncheck the “weekly” box if you would like a one-time appointment
  9. Add your phone number and click “Save”
  10. A confirmation email will be sent to your college-issued Outlook email. You can also view the appointment on your TutorTrac home page.

Spring Tutoring February 5 through May 14, 2024
Virtual Tutoring Room Links by Subject:

Please note: Most virtual sessions are now taking place on Teams. When joining a Teams session, do not select “Continue on this Browser.”  You need to select “Join on the Teams app” or download the app if you don’t have it installed on your device as shown in the following screenshot.

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Math & Physics Virtual Drop in (no appointment needed)

Use link to join: Math Drop In Tutoring

Mondays: 11 am – 6 pm
Tuesdays: 12 pm – 6 pm
Wednesdays: 11 am – 6 pm
Thursdays: 12 pm – 6 pm

Wednesdays: 2 pm – 3 pm

MORE! View additional in-person availability or make an appointment via TutorTrac TutorTrac in myRCC.

Chemistry Virtual Drop in (no appointment needed)

Use this link to join: Chemistry Drop In Tutoring

Tuesdays: 1 pm – 3 pm
Wednesdays: 12 pm – 2 pm

Nursing: NUR 103 Calculations Virtual Drop In (no appointment needed)

Mondays: 10 am – 11 am
Use this link to join: Nursing Drop In Tutoring

MORE! View additional in person availability for NUR 116, 118, 146, 252 via TutorTrac icon TutorTrac in myRCC.

Tutoring for additional subjects is available in TutorTrac

In person: Math, Biology, Computer Science…and more!

View in-person availability and make all appointments via TutorTrac icon TutorTrac in myRCC.

All schedules are subject to change – Best browser to use is Chrome

There is MORE!!!
Virtual tutoring is available 24/7!

Scroll down for additional virtual options and subjects with our partners STAR-NY and ThinkingStorm.

RCC Tutoring Center, Technology Center Room 8340

Phone: 845-574-4503 ~ email: [email protected]


Summer virtual drop-in tutoring opens Thursday, June 1.

Math or Physics Virtual Drop In (no appointment needed)

Use link to join: Math/Physics Drop In Tutoring

Then choose Join on the Teams app or download the app if you don’t have it installed on your device as shown in the following screenshot.

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Math (Virtual):
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11:30 am – 5:00 pm

Physics (Virtual):
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Chemistry Virtual Drop in  (no appointment needed)

Link to join: Chemistry Drop In Tutoring

Then choose Join on the Teams app or download the app if you don’t have it installed on your device as shown in the following screenshot.

Join Teams Meeting with Join on the Teams app and Download it now highlighted

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11:30 am – 2 pm

What to Bring to Tutoring

  1. Books and Textbooks for Your Class
  2. Class Notes
  3. Syllabus
  4. Your Questions
  5. Student ID
  6. Course Name
  7. Course Number on Your Schedule

Additional Virtual Tutoring Options

Evening Tutoring Option

STAR-NY is a consortium of SUNY colleges and universities that have joined together to share resources and expertise to better meet student needs for online tutoring.

Winter 2024 tutoring for all STAR subjects will run Wednesday, January 3 through Thursday, January 25.

Subjects Covered

Math • Chemistry • Biology • Physics • Accounting • Writing • And More!

24/7 Online Tutoring

ThinkingStorm will assist with 24/7 online academic support with a virtual chat option to share your questions. ThinkingStorm is available within D2L Brightspace. Each student will have a total of 4 hours of tutoring for the semester and each session will be 30 minutes, which means you will have a total of 8 sessions for the semester.


Math • Writing • Science • Health Sciences • Business • Other Topics • Adobe Creative Suite • Microsoft Office • Programming • 3D Animation • And More!


  1. Log in to myRCC and click the D2L Brightspace link D2L Brightspace under My Apps
  2. Click the ThinkingStorm link in your Brightspace course
    screenshot of ThinkingStorm link in Brightspace
  3. Use ThinkingStorm’s menu to connect to online tutoring
    ThinkingStorm menu

Questions? Please contact ThinkingStorm Support
877-889-5996 or [email protected]

Science Learning Center

The Science Learning Center (SLC) is designed to support students enrolled in any science or allied health course at RCC. The Center is equipped with models, slides, microscopes, and software. The objective of the SLC is to allow our students time outside of the classroom to review and enhance their understanding of the topics discussed during their lectures and labs. Free tutoring is also available.

Student works in science lab with beakers.
three students at a table reading books

Group Study

Get a group of your classmates together and reach out to the Tutoring Center to create a Virtual Group Study Room via Blackboard. One of the best ways to do this is to contact your professor to get a few students from your class who are interested in creating a study group to make friends and practice what you learned in class together. Request in advance by emailing [email protected]. If you have any questions about booking a Virtual Group Study Room, call the Tutoring Center at 845-574-4503 or email [email protected].

Reading & Writing Center

The Reading and Writing Center (RWC) helps students, faculty and staff at Rockland Community College to become stronger readers and writers. Anyone may come to the RWC for assistance with reading and writing assignments from any course. Click here to learn more about the Reading & Writing Center.

students in the Reading & Writing Center

Become a Tutor

Our student tutors ensure that students seeking tutoring have a positive learning experience and help them gain the knowledge and skills relevant to their academic goals.

Responsibilities for Student Tutors

  • Provide academic support to students
  • Learn strategies to promote independent learning
  • Provide support to fellow student tutors
  • Adhere to weekly work schedule
  • Model professionalism

What You Need to Apply

  • Transcript – with a B+ or better for any class you are applying to tutor
  • Letters of Recommendation – from the professor of the course you are applying to tutoring
  • Official RCC Schedule – for the semester of your employment

Contact Information

Tutoring & Science Learning Center

Technology Center, Room 8340
[email protected]

Business Hours:
Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm
Tutoring Hours:
Monday – Friday, 10 am – 7 pm
Science Learning Center Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Ashari J. James, Director of Academic Support Services
Pam Gerstheimer, Coordinator

Additional Academic Support Services

Reading & Writing Center
Testing Center