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Tutoring FAQs

The Learning Center tutors and staff are here to help you succeed. See below for some frequently asked questions about the Learning Center’s services.


Learning Centers are fun, supportive places where registered CGCC students can reinforce what they learn in the classroom, get free tutoring and other resources.

​While our Learning Centers are set up to provide support in math, science, and writing, we also offer tutoring in other subjects by appointment. Those subjects include accounting, computer programming, and American Sign Language.

You’re eligible to receive tutoring and to use our Learning Centers free of charge for any CGCC course in which you are currently enrolled.

For your convenience, we have Learning Centers at both the Pecos and Williams campuses, as well as Virtual Centers online.

Our Learning Centers are open during the fall, spring and summer semesters. Our hours vary by subject and location.

​No. ​Our Learning Centers are open to students on a drop-in basis and you can get as much help as you need in math, science and writing during business hours. Appointment-based tutoring is limited to two hours per week per course.

​To ensure a successful tutoring experience, please review our policies before you visit the Learning Center.

Learning Center Tutoring Policy

Bring your textbook, class notes and any necessary tools to get your work done. Come prepared with specific questions. Tutoring is a supplement to classroom learning, not a replacement.

At the Writing Center, we can help with research and papers, essays and more. In fact, we’re here to help you with the writing of any class project you have, including math, psychology, education and more.

We can also offer advice on:

  • Topic brainstorming
  • Developing a thesis
  • Supporting research/documentation
  • Organization
  • Writing to a specific audience
  • Establishing a voice
  • Writing for clarity
  • Citations
  • Plagiarism avoidance

​If we are not tutoring another student, and time permits, we will help you to the best of our ability. But if you are new to computers, you may find it beneficial to work with the computer lab, where trained computer technicians can assist you.

While we are happy to work with you to understand and apply the rules of grammar and punctuation, we will not edit your papers.

At the Learning Centers, we can answer your questions and help you better understand all levels of mathematics, statistics, physics, anatomy and physiology, biology, chemistry, microbiology and organic chemistry.

Bring your textbook, class notes and necessary tools to get your work done. Come prepared with specific questions. Tutoring is a supplement to classroom learning, and not a replacement.

No appointment is necessary! Just drop into the Learning Center during business hours, and you’ll receive assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.

​No, we do not provide testing services. Tests are taken in the Testing Center located on the second floor of the Coyote Center.

We do have graphing calculators and copies of current textbooks to use while you’re in the Learning Center. We do not rent any items for use outside of the center.

If you need to rent a calculator for the semester, you can check one out by using the Calculator Rental Agreement Form.

​CGCC does not provide private tutoring services for hire. For your convenience, we’ve compiled a list of tutors who provide private tutoring off campus. For a copy of this list visit or email the center. CGCC is not responsible for any of the private tutors listed and cannot guarantee the quality of tutoring. Costs and meeting places are your responsibility and may not be held on campus.

Working with other students in a helping role will provide you with some of the most valuable experience you can get during your college years. We’re always looking for knowledgeable and enthusiastic tutors to work in our Learning Centers! For more information contact us at tutoring@cgc.edu or call 480-732-7231.

While our Learning Centers are set up to provide support in math, science, and writing, we also offer tutoring in other subjects by appointment. Those subjects include accounting, American Sign Language, computer programming, and more.

Appointments, whether in-person or online, can be scheduled through our Virtual Tutoring Center. For more information contact us at tutoring@cgc.edu, call 480-732-7231 or visit LIB239R at our Pecos campus.

Appointments must be scheduled at least 8 hours in advance. Tutoring sessions are not recurring appointments. You can schedule one appointment at a time for up to two hours per week.

​If you are unable to keep an appointment, please cancel through your appointment confirmation email at least 4 hours in advance. Missed appointments and late cancellations may result in loss of access to tutoring services the rest of the semester.

Check your Maricopa email account! We’ll send appointment reminders to this address.