Tutoring

The Tutoring Center
Location: First floor of Library and Learning Resource Building (LRC).
Phone: (805) 289-6026
Email: VCtutoring@vcccd.edu
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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.

Fall Hours (August 20th to December 19th)
Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Friday and Saturday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Spring Hours (January 7th to May 17th)
Monday and Thursday 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Summer Hours (May 20th to August 13th)
Monday and Thursday 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday and Wednesday 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM

Holidays and Closures ( Fall 2018, Spring 2019 and Summer 2019)
Fall 2018:September 1st to November 3rd, November 10th to November 12th, November 22nd to November 24th
Spring 2019:January 19th and 21st, February 15th-February 18th, March 25th - March 30th
Summer: May 28th and July 4th

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.