Tutoring

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

The ECC Tutoring Center, The Write Place, and Math Lab are committed to supporting you as we transition to different learning environments.

Sign up for our free online tutoring to access continued support from our professional tutoring staff.

  • Online tutoring via Google Hangouts Meet ®.
  • Links to the online calendars will be posted on the Online Tutoring D2L page.

You can reserve up to one hour of online tutoring per subject, per day (available in 30-minute blocks). Share your papers and other documents with a tutor by using Google Docs.

Tutoring is a resource for you at any point in your studies, not just if you're struggling. Our experienced professional tutors help you learn and thrive. Whether you're looking for quick study tips or weekly tutoring support for a challenging class, we're happy to help.

Online Tutoring


Get the support you need with free online tutoring. Live online one-on-one sessions are available up to seven days a week through Google Meet. Tutoring support is also available online through D2L. Online tutoring is available for the following subjects:

  • Accounting
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Biology and Anatomy/Physiology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • English and writing assignments
  • History and Political Science
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

Enjoy the convenience of tutoring anytime, anywhere through D2L. Students can sign up for access to our D2L page by using the button below to enroll in online tutoring. Tutoring Center staff will then add you to the online tutoring D2L section and explain how tutoring through D2L works. Students can post questions to Discussion threads and post papers in the Assignments tab for tutors to review. Tutors will respond to student posts within 24 hours. No appointments are necessary for D2L tutoring.

Online tutoring sign-up

Live online tutoring is available up to seven days a week during the summer semester. Exact times vary by subject. To view the live online schedules and make an appointment now, view the Online Tutoring Instructions document.

Tutoring


Build academic self-confidence, improve exam scores, learn productive study skills, and reach your potential.

The Write Place (Writing, English, and Reading Support)

Whether you are working on an essay, science report, or book review, The Write Place provides individual or collaborative professional advice on all aspects of writing. You'll get one-to-one assistance in all types of writing, including essays, reports, basic skills in English, grammar and punctuation, formatting papers, speech outlines, vocabulary, and ways to make your writing stronger before it is submitted for grading. Tutors can also assist with reading skills. Live online sessions are available through Google Meet. Additional online support is offered through D2L. Tutors respond to D2L questions or submissions within 24 hours.

Cost: Free
Online support:  See how our live online sessions work and sign up for a session with a tutor here. Complete the online tutoring sign-up form to enroll in online tutoring.

Math Lab

Use the Math Lab to collaborate in small study groups, work on online homework, and get help with placement test preparation, class projects, and studying for final exams. Become self-reliant in math! If you're enrolled in mathematics courses at ECC, you can use the Math Lab.

Cost: Free
Online support: Complete the online tutoring sign-up form to enroll in online tutoring.

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 schedule, visit the Tutoring Center, or call 847-214-7256.

Study Skills Sessions

A successful college experience depends on strong study skills. We offer sessions on topics such as:

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