Tutoring: AVID/Learning Success Center

  • Welcome to tutoring and student support services for the college. AVID/Learning Success Center:

    • Provides free, accessible academic support
    • Offers subject-specific tutoring for a wide range of classes
    • Supports writing and academic coaching for all classes
    • Nurtures student development of skills and learner independence

    Contact us: 503-491-7108
    Visit Us: AC3300 (main tutoring area) above library


  • Opening Dates

    Opening Dates
    For Fall term the AVID Center will be open the first day of classes, Monday, September 21, to help with academic support. LSC tutoring services and the Computer Skills Lab will open the third day of classes, Wednesday, September 23.

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    LSC Services

    • Drop-in Tutoring
    • Learning Skills Tutoring
    • Success Series Talks
    • Online Tutoring
    • Writing Center
    • Computer Skills Lab
    • English Language Support
    • AVID Support
    • Faculty and Staff
    Drop-In Subject Tutoring

    Drop-in Subject Tutoring

    Hours: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. -7 p.m.,
    Friday 9 a.m. -4 p.m., but schedules vary by subject. 
    Location: AC3300 (main area).

    Drop in and receive tutoring in many subjects throughout the day. Math, biology, chemistry, physics, accounting, anatomy and physiology, statistics, foreign languages, and ceramics, are a few options.


    Learning Skills Tutoring

    Hours: Monday-Friday by appointment
    Locations: AC3331-3333

    Schedule an appointment with a subject specific Learning Specialist. LS's are skilled in helping a student create an individual study system and develop learning strategies for success.

    The Success Series

    The Success Series

    Hours: Monday - Friday for F/W/Sp terms. Locations vary.

    Learn about our free, interactive Success Series talks (open to students, staff, and the community). Gain study, computer, career, math, science, communication, financial or wellness skills. Or simply access helpful online LSC staff videos.

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    Online Tutoring

    Hours: Monday - Sunday, schedule varies
    Location: eTutoring Website

    Would you like to use online tutoring from the comfort of your own home? MHCC students can log in to free eTutoring and receive online support from a nationally-certified tutor at one of 40+ colleges.

    Writing Center

    Writing Center

    Hours: Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Location: AC3333
    (Computer Skills Lab above library)

    Drop in for writing tutoring in AC3333 (also know as the Computer Skills Lab). Friendly, experienced Writing Tutors are available five days a week to provide writing feedback and help you build your writing skills.

    Computer Lab

    Computer Skills Lab

    Hours: Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. -7 p.m.,
    Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Location: AC3333

    Drop in to our Computer Skills Lab for friendly, knowledgeable help from tutors and assistants. Or make a one-on-one appointment with a Technology Learning Specialist.

    English Language Help

    English Language Help

    Main Campus Hours:
    Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.,
    Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Location: AC3315 (AVID Ctr)
    Maywood Hours: Thursday 4 - 6 p.m. (More support in Writing Center and Computer Lab)

    ESL/AVID Tutors look forward to helping with grammar, writing, or oral English practice. Writing Tutors can assist with grammar and writing. Our Computer Lab Assistants will help you use English language software.

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    Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.,
    Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Location: AC3315

    For many students, college can seem overwhelming at first. The goal of AVID is to make college more manageable. AVID at MHCC is committed to helping students succeed. No matter your level, AVID has something for you.

    Faculty and Staff Resources

    MHCC Faculty and Staff Resources

    We all work together to improve current and future outcomes for our students. Learn how to refer students to AVID/LSC services, request a seminar for your class, or gain some study skills resources.
    Private Tutor Referral List

    Private Tutor Referral List

    Though our AVID/LSC tutoring services are free, you may still choose to work with a private tutor for a fee. Though these services are outside of the scope of college tutoring services, many of these tutors are former or current tutors for our program.