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Tutoring and Support Services at Cedar Crest College

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.

Tutoring for the Spring 2018 semester opens January 22nd.  

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

Walk-In Tutoring

Walk-In Tutoring is available in the Student Success Center in Cressman Library for ACC, BUA, ECO, BIO, CHE, MAT, PSY, and SWK courses. Appointments are not necessary for walk-in tutoring; students may visit the Student Success Center whenever tutors are scheduled. 

Daily temporary schedule updates (e.g., when a tutor is out sick) will be posted to the Cedar Crest App Student Feed, and to the whiteboard in the tutoring area of the Student Success Center. 

If you need assistance with a course that is not listed on the walk-in schedules, please fill out a Tutor Request form. 

If you cannot attend walk-in hours due to a schedule conflict, please contact Kara Polhemus at kapolhem@cedarcrest.edu

ACC, BUA, and ECO Spring 2018 Schedule (.pdf, 104K)
BIOLOGY Walk-In Schedule Spring 2018 (.pdf, 108K)
CHEMISTRY Walk-In Schedule Spring 2018 (.pdf, 107K)
MATH Walk-In Schedule Spring 2018 (.pdf, 107K)
PSYCHOLOGY Walk-In Schedule Spring 2018 (.pdf, 108K)
SOCIAL WORK Walk-In Schedule Spring 2018 (.pdf, 105K)
Online Subject Tutoring is available by appointment using WCOnline.
Online Subject Tutoring Spring 2018 (.pdf, 168K)
Accessing WCOnline for Online Peer Tutoring Appointments.pdf (.pdf, 635K)
The Writing Center
Spring 2018 Writing Center Schedule (.pdf, 245K)
Accessing WCOnline for eTutoring Writing Center Appointments.pdf (.pdf, 485K)
Professional Tutoring

Professional Tutoring for Chemistry and Mathematics courses is available with Kelcie Molchany. Appointments are scheduled using WCOnline. Select "Professional Tutor MAT & CHE - Spring 2018" from the dropdown menu after logging in to WCOnline.

Questions? Contact kelcie.molchany@cedarcrest.edu

Chemistry and Math Professional Tutoring (.pdf, 229K)
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Peer tutors for other subjects can be requested by filling out the form below. If a tutor is available, they will contact you to set up a meeting time in the Student Success Center.

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Study Skills - Spring 2018 (.pdf, 179K)

Study Skills Tutoring is available to help students improve skills necessary to academic success, including active reading, notetaking, quiz/test/exam prep, and test-taking. Appointments with Study Skills Tutors are made using WCOnline. 

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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.

Collaboration and Group Study Spaces

Academic Services is pleased to have available for student use collaboration/group study spaces. Two are located in the Student Success Center on the main floor of the Cressman Library and one is located on the first floor of the Allen House. These rooms are available for reservation via my.CedarCrest. Please see below for more details.

Rules and Policy

Please observe the following rules when you reserve and use a collaboration room:

  1. Reservation must be for room use by two or more persons.
  2. A valid student ID and completed online form is required to reserve a collaboration room. (go to: Room Reservation Form) This is the same place you can make an appointment with the Writing Center.
  3. Reservations can only be made by the ID holder, and the student must be present while the room is in use.
  4. One person from the group may make a single reservation for one of the rooms for up to 2 hours.
  5. Printed appointment confirmation must be posted on the door of the room.
  6. Please read our Small Collaboration Rooms Policy listed below. This applies to all study room users.

For the full policy and guidelines, click here: Collaboration & Group Study Room Guidelines & Policy

 

Instructional Assistants (IAs)
IA Schedule Spring 2018.pdf (.pdf, 106K)

Instructional Assistants are available for select Math, Biology, and Chemistry courses. IAs meet with students in classrooms throughout campus. Please see the schedule for the days, times, and room numbers. 

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