Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
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Q: How do I get a tutor?

A: You can walk into any tutoring center to work with a tutor. You can also come to the main tutoring hub in MNB 104 to schedule an appointment.

Q: When are the Tutoring Centers open?

A: Tutoring Centers are open Monday to Saturday. All Centers open at 9:00am. Call the individual centers for closing and Saturday hours.

Math Center

MNB 104


Writing Center

MNB 102


Science Resource Learning Center

LSB 302


Business, Accounting, & Technology Lab

MNB 320



LSB 244


Q: How much does tutoring cost?

A: Tutoring is offered free of charge for BCCC students. Students must be enrolled in the class for which they are seeking tutoring.

Q: What should I bring to a tutoring session?

A: You should bring what you would bring to class such as course syllabus, class notes, textbook, calculator, pencils, pens, etc.

Q: Do I need to prepare for a tutoring session?

A: Before your tutoring session, you should prepare by doing your class reading and homework and preparing a list of questions or topics that you would like to cover. If you feel totally lost, think of two or three general questions.

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Q: How long do tutoring sessions last?

A: Tutoring appointments usually last fifty minutes to one hour. If you need more time, just tell your tutor.

Q: What should I do if I need to miss a tutoring session?

A: If you need to miss a scheduled appointment, call 410-462-7649 at least two hours in advance. Let the staff know that you will not be coming so that the tutor can work with another student. You may be able to re-schedule or receive a walk-in appointment.

Q: Who are your tutors?

A: Our peer tutors are BCCC students who have completed the course and have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Our professional tutors have advanced degrees. Some of our professional tutors are BCCC graduates. Some are adjunct faculty, retired Baltimore City Public School teachers or professionals in the community.

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Q: Are tutors evaluated?

A: Every student who attends a tutoring session is encouraged to complete a survey. The surveys are available in the Tutoring Centers at the front desks. Please feel free to discuss questions or concerns with your tutor and/or the CAA Director.

Q: Can I get a tutor to help me online?

A: Yes. NetTutor is our online tutoring service. You can connect with a live tutor 24 hours a day every day of the week in a variety of subject areas. You can find NetTutor on any course page on Canvas. You can learn how to use NetTutor online tutoring service in the main tutoring hub in MNB 104.

Q: How do I become a tutor?

A: If you are interested in becoming a tutor and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and you have completed the course you want to tutor with an A, please print and complete the Tutor Application found on the Tutor Resources tab.


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