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We’re dedicated to helping you succeed—in the classroom and beyond.

The ECC Tutoring Center, The Write Place, and Math Lab are committed to supporting you as we transition to different learning environments.

Sign up for our free online tutoring to access continued support from our professional tutoring staff.

  • Online tutoring via Google Hangouts Meet ®.
  • Links to the online calendars will be posted on the Online Tutoring D2L page.

You can reserve up to one hour of online tutoring per subject, per day (available in 30-minute blocks). Share your papers and other documents with a tutor by using Google Docs.

Tutoring is a resource for you at any point in their studies, not just if you're struggling. Our experienced professional tutors help you learn and thrive. Whether you're looking for quick study tips or weekly tutoring support for a challenging class, we're happy to help.

Online Tutoring


Get the support you need with free online tutoring sessions. Tutoring support is available online through D2L in the following subjects:

  • Accounting
  • Biology and Anatomy/Physiology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • English and writing assignments
  • History and Political Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

Enjoy the convenience of tutoring anytime, anywhere through D2L. Complete the online tutoring sign-up form to enroll in online tutoring.

Online tutoring sign-up

Tutoring


Build academic self-confidence, improve exam scores, learn productive study skills, and reach your potential.

The Write Place (Writing, English, and Reading Support)

Whether you are working on an essay, science report, or book review, The Write Place provides individual or collaborative professional advice on all aspects of writing. You'll get one-to-one assistance in all types of writing, including essays, reports, basic skills in English, grammar and punctuation, formatting papers, speech outlines, vocabulary and ways to make your writing stronger before it is submitted for grading. Tutors can also assist with reading skills. Online support is offered through D2L. Tutors respond to questions or submissions within 24 hours.

Cost: Free
Online support: Complete the online tutoring sign-up form to enroll in online tutoring.

Math Lab

Use the Math Lab to collaborate in small study groups, work on online homework, and get help with placement test preparation, class projects, and studying for final exams. Become self-reliant in math! If you're enrolled in mathematics courses at ECC, you can use the Math Lab.

Cost: Free
Online support: Complete the online tutoring sign-up form to enroll in online tutoring.

Private Tutoring

If you need in-depth support on a particular class, weekly one-on-one tutoring can help you stay on track. Sessions are scheduled for 50 minutes a week. Private sessions are free but subject to availability. For details and schedule, visit the Tutoring Center or call 847-214-7256.

Study Skills Sessions

A successful college experience depends on strong study skills. We offer sessions on topics such as:

  • Computer basics
  • Biology study skills
  • Test-taking
  • Test anxiety
  • Note-taking techniques

Contact

Tutoring Center

Building C, Room C230
847-214-7256
tutoring@elgin.edu

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.