Tutoring at the LS&TC

  • Tutoring is a free resource to all Sacramento City College students
  • Tutoring by qualified and trained peer tutors is available in several disciplines.
  • Students seeking tutoring must be currently enrolled at Sacramento City College in the course in which tutoring is requested.
  • Scheduled one-to-one or small group, walk-in, and collaborative learning group (Beacon PAL) tutoring available.

Learning Skills and Tutoring Center Location

    • Learning Resource Center, LRC 144

Learning Skills and Tutoring Center Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9 am - 7pm       

Friday: 9 am – 1 pm

Request a Tutor

  • How to Request Tutoring

    • Complete an Tutor Request Form You may also complete the form at the Learning Skills and Tutoring Center, Learning Resource Center, LRC 144.
    • Enroll in Human Services 1000, at no cost to student.
    • Come to Learning Resource Center, LRC 144 to schedule an appointment with a tutor or have a walk-in session if a tutor is available.
  • Scheduled Tutoring Sessions

    • Individual tutoring sessions are generally 50 minutes.
    • Students can receive one hour of tutoring per week per subject. (No limit on walk-in tutoring sessions.)
    • Students should log in and out at the tutoring reception desk for each session, and bring their course syllabus, textbooks, notes and assignments with them to each tutoring session.
    • Students should read and study the material before they meet with their tutor.
  • Walk-In Tutoring

    Tutoring by qualified and trained peer tutors and instructional assistants is also available on a walk-in basis during scheduled times.

    • When coming into the Learning Skills and Tutoring Center for walk-in tutoring, please sign in with the clerk at the tutoring reception counter.
    • Students will be helped in the order they signed in.
    • If you need on-going tutoring in a specific subject, please consider signing up for a tutor that you will meet on a weekly basis.
  • Tutors will:

    • Help you become an independent and successful learner.
    • Review what you have learned in class.
    • Discuss and clarify assignments.
    • Help you explore and organize your ideas.
    • Guide you to a solution rather than give you an answer.
    • Help you learn how to check and evaluate your own work
    • Suggest additional work to do at home.
    • Help you develop realistic goals and expectations.
    • Help you learn and strengthen study skills.
  • Tutors will not:

    • Lecture on the course material.
    • Do your homework.
    • Check your homework.
    • Sit with you while you do your homework.
    • Write or outline your assignments/papers.
    • Correct or edit your papers.
    • Socialize with you during the tutoring session.
    • Tutor you on take-home exams.
    • Tutor you during off-hours or outside of the center.