All About the CAA

 
Welcome to the CAA

Tutoring is offered free of charge to all Baltimore City Community College students across the main subject areas of all levels of writing, math, science, business, accounting, technology, allied health, and computer-aided drafting and design. 

 

Vision

 

The Center for Academic Achievement will enable students to become successful and independent learners through excellent service, challenging and responsive tutoring, and a diversity of academic support systems.

 

Mission 

 

The Center for Academic Achievement (CAA) is an academic support service providing BCCC students with a diversity of tutoring services to assist them in attaining the course-specific knowledge and developing the learning strategies necessary for them to become independent, engaged learners and achieve their academic goals. The CAA fulfills this mission by providing students with premier learning facilities that are consistently perceived as adequately equipped, well-maintained and attractive, welcoming, and staffed by knowledgeable peer and professional tutors. 


 What can you expect from tutoring? 

  • Trained tutors who can act as coaches to facilitate your learning.
  • Assistance with mastering course content, identifying learning styles, and strengthening academic skills.
  • Support for developing independence as a learner.

 

What are your responsibilities for tutoring?

  • Preparation for the tutoring session.
  • A positive attitude.
  • An understanding that the work is your responsibility, not the tutor's.
  • Independent effort to complete the work.

 

What tutoring cannot provide

  • A tutor who will do or complete the work for you.
  • Help with every question and homework assignment.
  • A perfected final product.
  • A guaranteed grade.

 

Tips for students

  • Schedule an appointment in advance to ensure you are able to work with a tutor.
  • Try to prepare your questions and homework assignments in advance.
  • Bring your textbooks, class notes and assignments to your tutoring session.

 

Cancellations

  • We understand that schedules are subject to change and cancellations do happen.
  • Remember to call the tutoring center if you have to cancel or will be late for your appointment. 
  • (Please See our No-Show and Cancellation Policy under "Student Resources.")

 

The Writing Center

Main Building, Room 121

410-462-7649

 

Prescriptive Tutoring – Developmental English & Reading

Main Building, Room 121

410-462-7649

 

Prescriptive Tutoring – Developmental Math

Main Building, Room 104  

410-462-7649

 

Mathematics Learning Center

Life Sciences Building, Room 250

410-462-7641

 

Science Resource Learning Center

Life Sciences Building, Room 302

410-462-8008

 

Business, Accounting, and Technology Lab

Main Building, Room 320

410-462-7417

 

CADD Lab

Main Building, Room 053

410-462-7653