The Tutoring Center
Location: First floor of Library and Learning Resource Building (LRC).
Phone: (805) 289-6026
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The Tutoring Center is dedicated to providing academic tutorial support for Ventura College students. The Center’s goal is to help make a student’s educational experience a successful one. Drop-in, group and individualized tutoring are available free of charge to all Ventura College students.  Online 24/7 tutoring is available to VC students.

The Tutoring Center is located on the first floor of the  Library and Learning Resources building.

Tutors are Ventura College students,and CSUCI students, who have been recommended by their instructors. Besides helping students with course content, tutors clarify instructions for assignments, help brainstorm ideas for papers and projects, and facilitate the use of strategies for effective study and exam preparation.

Tutoring Center Hours - Summer 2021
Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Holidays and Closures
Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2021
September 7 November 27 January 16 March 29-31 May 31
November 11 November 28 January 18 April 1-2 July 4
November 26   February 12-15    

How To Request Tutoring Assistance:

Students seeking assistance must be enrolled in the class in which they wish to receive tutoring.

  • Check-in at the front desk
  • Complete IDS Form and Check-In at front desk

Tutors will:

  • Assist the student in reviewing subject material
  • Clarify assignments and help select appropriate study strategies
  • Help students assess their learning styles
  • Encourage independent learning

Tutors will not:

  • Do the work for students
  • Edit papers
  • Tutor outside the Tutoring Center

Tutor Training:
Tutors are full-time VC students who have been recommended by their instructors. Tutors must take the IDS V09 course and attend bi-monthly workshops on collaborative learning. 

Subjects Tutored: 
Anthropology, Art History, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, Geography, History, Math, Music History, Political Science, Water Science.