Frequently Asked Questions
What is the mission of the ASC?
The goal of the Academic Support Center is to help students become successful, confident, independent learners. The ASC provides ongoing tutorial assistance for students taking remedial/developmental and college courses in Math, Reading, ESL, Science, Physics, Computer Science, and Writing.
For what courses do you provide tutorial services?
The ASC provides tutorial services for:
Pre-Algebra, Beginning Algebra, College Algebra, College Quantitative Reasoning, Development of Math Thought, Nature of Mathematics, Math for Elementary School Teachers, Elements of Geometry, Statistics, Pre-Calculus, Calculus for Business, Calculus I, II, & III, Linear Algebra, & Differential Equations
College Physics I & II, & Engineering Physics I & II, Technical Physics I & II, and Physical Science Explorations
ESL and Reading
Foundations of College Reading, Analytical Reading, Introduction to Academic Writing I & II, & Upper Level ESL Institute courses. All classes can access reading support with a referral form.
General Biology I/II, Biological Science I/II, Principles of Inorganic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry I/II, Anatomy and Physiology I/II, Microbiology, Non-major Physical Sciences, & Respiratory Care and Nutrition
Writing for College I/II, Writing and Research, Writing and Literature, & papers in all disciplines
Intro Computing Concepts, Computer Programming I/II, Linux Operating System, Java Programming, GUI Development, & Computer Architecture.
Where are the tutorials of the ASC located?
Math Tutorial, Library, G44/45
ESL, Reading & Study Skills Tutorial, Library, G38
Math & Physics Tutorial, Library, G36
Computer Science Tutorial, Library, G48
Writing Tutorial, Library, G13
Science Tutorial, Science Building, 219
What are the types of tutoring that are available at the ASC?
In-Person Tutoring: No appointment is needed. Please note, it is important to sign-in and out on the computer at the front desk when you come. Your instructor will get a copy of an attendance record.
ASKATUTOR (Virtual/Email Based Tutoring): Students can access the virtual/ email based ASC services by emailing their questions directly or requesting a ZOOM virtual tutoring session through AskATutor. Students must use their college email address.
NetTutor: If you need assistance outside of the hours of operation of the ASAKTUTOR Service, please check in your course on Brightspace for a link to NETTUTOR* or contact your instructor and ask for assistance connecting with NetTutor. NetTutor is a service purchased by WCC and not part of ASC.
Can you tell me more about the tutors of the ASC?
Most of our tutors are Senior Tutors, all have Baccalaureate degrees, many have Masters Degrees and are adjunct instructors. We have several Peer Tutors on staff who are currently students at Westchester Community College. Some of our Tutors are Westchester Community College Foundation Volunteers.
What kind of workshops does the ASC offer?
The ASC offers:
- Study Skills Workshops
- The process of writing workshops
- Final Exam Q&A workshops for Math and Reading at the end of the semester.
Call (914)606-6470 or stop by for a schedule.
Are there other tutorials at Westchester Community College? Where are they located?
Tutoring for students in accounting. Available to all Westchester Community College students.
Classroom Building 315
Call for hours, (914)606-6876.
Computer Information Systems Tutorial
Assistance for Westchester Community College students in word processing, spreadsheet, database programs; programming languages and CIS courses. Classroom Building 315
call for hours, (914)606-8519 or (914)606-8517.
Language Learning Lab & English for the Foreign Born
Audio tutorial center for languages. Available to all Westchester Community College students.
Gateway Center 235
Call for hours, (914)606-7869.
Open Computer Lab
Open computer lab for word processing, biology test reviews internet access. Available to currently enrolled Westchester Community College students only.
Library, ground floor
Visit or call for hours, (914)606-6251.
Extension Center Tutoring
Tutoring is available in Mount Vernon, Ossining, Peekskill, and Yonkers at Cross County.
For more information, please call (914)606-7220
Extension Center Tutoring Fall 2018