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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 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. 
      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.

Fall Tutoring September 12 through December 21, 2022
Virtual Tutoring Room Links by Subject:


Math/Physics Virtual Drop in (no appointment needed)

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

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

Physics:
Wednesdays: 3 pm – 4 pm

Accounting:
Tuesdays: 1 pm – 2 pm

MORE! View in person availability or make an appointment at TutorTrac icon in myRCC

Already have a virtual appointment, made in advance?
Use link to join your tutor: http://tinyurl.com/Tutoring-Appointment


Chemistry Virtual Drop in (no appointment needed)

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

Tuesdays: 11 am – 2 pm
Wednesdays: 11 am – 2 pm
Thursdays: 11 am – 2 pm

MORE! View in person availability or make an appointment at TutorTrac icon in myRCC

Already have a virtual appointment, made in advance?
Use link to join your tutor: http://tinyurl.com/Tutoring-Appointment


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

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

Tuesdays: 1 pm – 4 pm
Wednesdays: 12 pm – 5 pm
Thursdays: 12 pm – 4 pm
Fridays: (in person) 10 am – 12 pm (CSP 138, 139, 150)

Graphic Arts: in person

Mondays: 3 pm – 5 pm
Tuesdays: 3 pm – 5 pm
Wednesdays: 1 pm – 3 pm

MORE! View in person availability or make an appointment at TutorTrac icon in myRCC


Nursing: NUR 103 Calculations  (no appointment needed)

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

Tuesdays: 7 pm – 8 pm
Tuesdays: 8 am – 9 am on 9/27, 10/11. 11/8, 11/22, 12/6


There is MORE!!!

Biology ~ Graphic Arts ~ OTA ~ Spanish

View in person availability or make an appointment at TutorTrac icon in myRCC

Already have a virtual appointment, made in advance?
Use link to join your tutor: http://tinyurl.com/Tutoring-Appointment


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

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

See below for additional virtual options and subjects

STUDY ROOMS for STUDENT GROUPS

Need a virtual study room to meet with your classmates? Request in advance at email: [email protected].

RCC Tutoring Center, Technology Center Room 8340

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

Summer virtual drop-in tutoring available May 31 – August 8.

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


Math Virtual Drop in (no appointment needed)

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

Math:
Tuesdays: 11 am – 6 pm
Wednesdays: 11 am – 6 pm


Chemistry Virtual Drop in  (no appointment needed)

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

Tuesdays: 11 am – 2 pm 
Wednesdays: 11 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.

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 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.

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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