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Tutoring and Support Resources

Tutoring is aimed at helping Cedar Crest students achieve academic success by becoming effective, independent learners. Tutoring is available for most 100 and 200 level courses, as well as some upper-level courses and writing. Most tutoring takes place in the Student Success Center in Cressman Library.

Please review the tutoring policies (below) prior to using walk-in tutoring.

Schedules for Walk-In Tutoring, By-Appointment Tutoring, and the Writing Center are available for download below.


Looking for Study Skills? Check out How To Study for more resources!


By Appointment Subject Tutoring Summer 2019

During Summer session (2019) by appointment peer tutoring will be available to students in Nursing courses.  Please see the schedule below for the tutor's availability.  Please note that you must make an appointment through WC Online.  To make an appointment, follow the same steps found in the "Accessing WC Online" document under The Writing Center section of this page. Please review the Peer Tutoring Rules and Policies prior to attending your appointment.

Peer Tutoring Official Rules and Policies.docx

Sum 19 Nursing Tutoring Schedule.docx

Walk-in Peer Subject Tutoring

Walk-in peer tutoring is available in the Fall and Spring and offered for many subjects including BIO, CHE, MAT, PSY, SWK, NUR, ACC, ECO and others. Peer tutors are available during scheduled hours and appointments are not required. Tutors work with students individually or in small groups.

Walk In Tutoring Official Policies.docx

Instructional Assistant Sessions

Instructional Assistant sessions are available in the Fall and Spring. These scheduled weekly sessions are available for students in select courses (BIO, CHE, MAT) to assist students review and practice critical course content.  Before attending these sessions, please review the IA Rules and Policies document below.

IA Rules and Policies

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The Writing Center is available to all Cedar Crest students, and can assist with papers and written assignments for any course or subject.

Writing tutors work one-on-one with students to help them improve their writing skills and learn how to navigate formatting manuals (APA, MLA, and Chicago). Online writing tutoring is also available on a limited basis.

Appointments for the Writing Center are made using WCOnline (First time users will need to register an account. Please disable your browser’s pop-up blocker by clicking the small red box that appears in the upper-right corner of your screen, then click the WCOnline link again). For online writing tutoring, select a tutor who has eTutoring appointments available, then follow the instructions for uploading your paper).

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The Writing Center is located in the Student Success Center in Cressman Library.


If you are looking for assistance with resumes, please contact Career Planning at: (610) 606-4648 or stop in their office right outside the Falcon's Nest!

Accessing WC Online (.pdf, 530K)
Summer 2019 Writing Center Schedule (.docx, 49K)
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APA Style (.pptx, 6413K)

A comprehensive PowerPoint designed to assist you with properly formatting your papers in APA. 

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Many subjects are currently being offered for peer tutoring; check the schedules to the left under “Subject Tutoring” to see which courses are being offered this semester. If you do not see the course for which you need tutoring on the schedule, please use the form below to request information about receiving tutoring for that course.If a tutor is available, they will contact you to set up a meeting time in the Student Success Center.

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Math and Chemistry

Professional Tutoring for Chemistry and Mathematics courses is available with Kelcie Molchany.

Appointments are scheduled using WCOnline. Select "Professional Tutor MAT & CHE - Fall 2018" from the dropdown menu after logging in to WCOnline. 

Please review tutoring policies for Professional Tutoring (below) prior to your tutoring appointment.

Questions? Please contact Kelcie Molchany (

Professional Tutoring Schedule and Policies


Summer 2019 Chem and Math Professional Tutoring (PDF)

Summer 2019 Chem and Math Professional Tutoring (Word)

Instructional Videos for Math/Chemistry

Additional Helpful Resources

Study Skills Presentation (presented by Kelcie Molchany and Tim Sullivan)

Study Skills Part I (Learning Styles)

The following documents contain links to some helpful resources for chemistry, math, test preparation (TEAS, PRAXIS, etc.) and medication calculation exams.

Chem/Math/Test Prep/ Med Calc Helpful Resources (Word)

Chem/Math/Test Prep/ Med Calc Helpful Resources (PDF)


Smarthinking provides students 24/7 access to online tutoring resources.  Please see the following documents and links for covered subject areas:

Business Related & Accounting

Computer Technology & Programs

Math & Statistics

Nursing & Health Sciences





For tips on how to access and trouble-shoot Smarthinking, please refer to these documents:

Smarthinking Quick Start Guide 2016.pdf

Having issues using Smarthinking - browser tips.pdf

Smarthinking provides students 24/7 access to online tutoring resources. Subjects include math, chemistry, biology, physical science, business, accounting, Spanish, writing, and nursing.

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