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We’re dedicated to helping you succeed—in the classroom and beyond.

If you’re looking for a proven way to improve your grades, we offer free tutoring services in more than 50 subjects. Whether you’re looking for quick study tips or weekly tutoring support for a challenging class, our professional tutors will help you learn and thrive. 

Drop-In Tutoring

Stop by the Tutoring Center anytime we’re open to get help from one of our experienced tutors. Tutoring is free, and you can stay as long as you want. Drop-in tutoring is available for: 

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Math
  • GED math
  • Physics
  • Reading
  • Writing

Private Tutoring

If you need in-depth support on a particular class, weekly one-on-one tutoring can help you stay on track. Sessions are scheduled for 50 minutes a week. Private sessions are free, but subject to availability. For details and scheduling, visit the Tutoring Center or call 847-214-7256.

Online Tutoring

Enjoy the convenience of tutoring anytime, anywhere through D2L. This free service is available for specific courses; see the Tutoring Center for details. To enroll in online tutoring, send an email to with the subject line "online tutoring." In the body of the email, include your name, ECC ID number, and the name of the course.

Study Skills Sessions

A successful college experience depends on strong study skills. Join us at the Tutoring Center for sessions on topics such as:

  • Computer basics
  • Biology study skills
  • Test taking
  • Test anxiety
  • Note-taking techniques

Visit the Tutoring Center for schedule and sign-up.

Writing Support (The Write Place)

From the proper use of punctuation to how to organize an essay, the Write Place offers free one-on-one support for all your writing needs. 

Hours: Mondays and Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Building B, Room B274 | Campus map
Phone: 847-214-7480

The Write Place

Math Lab

Taking a math class? Join us at the Math Lab for study groups, homework help, test-prep support, and more. All Math Lab services are free, and no appointment is necessary—just stop by the Math Lab in Building D, Room D219.

Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Building D, Room D 219 | Campus map
Phone: 847-931-4169

Math Lab


Tutoring Center

Building C, Room C230

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.