Come to the Comprehensive Learning Center!

Do you have the desire to improve your learning or your grades?  Do you have a hard time understanding what the instructor is saying?  Have you been required to repeat a class one or more time?  If so, we can help!

NEED A TUTOR? 

The Comprehensive Learning Center offers professional tutors and student assistants who have been trained to help you with your academic needs.  We offer one-on-one and group tutoring, as well as walk-in assistance.  We also offer online tutoring through Blackboard if transportation is an issue.

The Comprehensive Learning Center is a great place to do homework, with the benefit of having a professional tutor or a student assistant close by to help you.  All you have to do is raise your hand!

Referral Process

Any SVCC faculty member or counselor may refer a student to the Comprehensive Learning Center. In addition, any student interested in receiving services may complete a self-referral form.

Tutoring Services Request Form

Locations and Hours of Operation:

We will reopen on January 3-6, 2017--8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

January 9, 2017 the CLC will resume normal operating hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. (Close early on Fridays: 4:30)

Classes Begin January 9, 2017

                         

    

There are two Comprehensive Learning Center locations. All SVCC students in the ten-county area have access to the Comprehensive Learning Centers. A trained Learning Skills Specialist is located in each center.

Comprehensive Learning Center

Alberta Campus

 

Christanna Campus, Room B-10

109 Campus Drive 

Alberta, VA 23821

(434)949-6608

Comprehensive Learning Center 

Keysville Campus

John H. Daniel Campus, Lab 52

200 Daniel Road

Keysville, VA 23947

(434)736-2042

 

 

The Comprehensive Learning Center offers the following:

  • SMARTHINKING (online tutoring)
  • Blackboard Assistance (individual help with your online classes)
  • G-mail (help with how to use student e-mail)
  • Atomic Learning (online tutorials on Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Blackboard, etc.)
  • Web Resources (additional computer resources to help student learning)
  • Individual and Group Tutoring
  • The Comprehensive Learning Center will provide tutors with expertise in a wide array of subjects.
  • If there are several students who request tutoring in a course-specific area, group tutoring will be provided.
  • In some cases, tutors will attend classes and collaborate with instructors in order to provide the most useful tutoring sessions.                  

Additional services offered:

  • Study skills: How to master and remember large amounts of information
  • Time management skills: How to maintain a calendar/schedule
  • Stress Management: How to use breathing exercises, maintain fitness, and employ healthy living habits to relieve stress
  • Note-taking skills: How to skim, outline, and use other techniques in taking notes
  • Organizational skills: How to handle large amounts of information effectively
  • Test-taking strategies: Tips on how to pass tests