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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.

**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 under “My Apps”
  3. Click on the “Search Availability’’ button in the upper left
  4. Under “Center” choose:
    1. “Virtual Center” for virtual appointments and drop in availability
      or
    2. “Main Campus Tutoring Center” for in-person 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. Appointments cannot be made for blue drop in hours. You will need to join the session within the time frame indicated using these virtual links. You can also join us in the Technology Center, Room 8340, if drop in hours are in person.
  8. Click on the appointment time you want
    1. Check the “Weekly” appointment box to reserve your spot each week. After you click off “Weekly”, you will need to
      OR
    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.

Use this link for Virtual Individual Appointments made in advance in TutorTrac: https://tinyurl.com/Tutoring-Appointment


Math/Physics Virtual Drop in (no appointment needed)

Use link to join: https://tinyurl.com/Math-Drop-in-Tutoring

Math:
Mondays through Thursdays: 11 am – 6 pm
Fridays: 11 am – 1 pm

Physics:
Thursdays: 3 pm – 4 pm


Chemistry Virtual Drop in  (no appointment needed)

Use this link to join: https://tinyurl.com/CHM-Drop-in-Tutoring

Tuesdays: 11 am – 2 pm & 4 pm – 6 pm
Wednesdays: 11 am – 2 pm
Thursdays: 11 am – 4 pm


Computer (CSP, OFT and CYB) Virtual Drop in (no appointment needed)

Use this link to join: https://tinyurl.com/Computer-Drop-in-Tutoring

CSP and OFT courses:
Wednesdays: 11 am – 1 pm
Thursdays: 1 pm – 4 pm

Cyber Security:
Tuesdays: 11 am – 1 pm
Thursday: 1 pm – 3 pm


Nursing: NUR 103 Calculations for Pharmacology (no appointment needed)

Use this link to join: https://tinyurl.com/NUR-103-Tutoring

Tuesdays: 7 pm – 8 pm


Occupational Therapy Assistant (no appointment needed)

Use this link to join: https://tinyurl.com/OTA-Tutoring

OCC 101:
Wednesdays: 5 pm – 6 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.

Subjects Covered

Writing • Math • 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 Blackboard. 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.

SUBJECTS COVERED

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

GET STARTED

Step 1: Login to Blackboard
Step 2: Click on the “Content” tab (on the left)
Step 3: Click on the “Tools” tab (at the top of the page)
Step 4: Click on “ThinkingStorm”

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.

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
845-574-4503
[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