Learning Commons

We can help you achieve your academic goals!

Our professional learning specialists and peer tutors are available for the individualized assistance you need to succeed. Enrolled students have free access to tutoring in math, writing, science, and many other subject areas. The Learning Commons is a flexible and collaborative environment in our technology-rich library, promoting interactive and engaged learning across subjects, research, and project development.

Our services include in-person tutoring, online tutoring (including live video chat, screen sharing, document sharing and collaborative whiteboard), in-person or online study groups, skills workshops, supplemental handouts and guides, video tutorials, student-use computers, printing, assistive technology, and easy access to library services.

Writing (writing and reading for all courses)

Citation guides (APA, MLA, and Turabian-Chicago styles), handouts and practice exercises, reading and English course textbooks, links to helpful Internet resources, access to & help with adaptive technology, such as text-to-speech and speech-to-text software, research assistance by tutors and librarians 

Math (basic skills through Calculus)

Small group study, online tutoring, computer tutorials, videos, practice exams, solution manuals, calculators

Science (Biology, Chemistry, A&P, Earth Science and Integrated Science)

Help with practice problems, homework, lab and reading assignments, make-up labs, test prep, study techniques, lecture notes and lab supplies, hands-on 3D science models, microscopes

Locations and Hours

  • Comprehensive information on Learning Commons remote services can be found on MyCCC, Student tab, Learning Commons link 
  • Remote tutoring, including video chat, screen and document sharing, and interactive whiteboards, is available  will be available 8am-8pm M-Th, 8am-4pm Friday, and 2pm-4pm Sunday.
  • Any general questions about tutoring services can be emailed to the Learning Commons.
  • Writing tutors can provide feedback on your partial or full draft by email. Please indicate what aspects of your paper you want assistance with, and if possible, also share the instructor's assignment. Please allow turnaround of about one-and-a-half business days.

Ongoing Nighttime STAR-NY Online Tutoring

STAR-NY Online Tutoring is available to SUNY CCC students for free online tutoring from 7pm to midnight Sundays through Thursdays throughout the semester. A professional SUNY college tutor assists the student in a live 1-on-1 tutoring session that uses both text-based chat and an interactive whiteboard for up to an hour per night in the following areas: writing, math, chemistry, biology, physics, psychology, economics, computer science, nursing, and accounting.