Tutoring Center

The Tutoring Center at CCD strives to provide quality academic support to all students enrolled in CCD courses. Professional tutors are available in each center five days a week during the semester: ESL, Math, Physics and Writing. Student support assistants are also present to assist you with computer access, navigating D2L, Microsoft Office, and requesting a tutoring session.

Tutoring Center Hours Spring 2018

Math Center

Obtain Free Support for All Levels of Mathematics
Coordinator: Allison Millmore

SPRING HOURS: January 22 - May 7, 2018
Monday - Thursday | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Math Center Options

  • Work with professional and peer tutors
  • Clarify and comprehend concepts and processes
  • Attend workshops and seminars on focused topics
  • Maximize learning potential
  • Promote independent learning
  • Develop critical thinking skills

Writing Center

Writing Center tutors will work with you to:

  • Clarify assignments, brainstorm ideas
  • Get an experienced reader’s response and receive constructive feedback
  • Organize and develop your paper
  • Learn revision and editing strategies
  • Use and properly cite outside sources
  • Find reference texts: some ENG 121 & 122 classes & grammar guides, as well as headphones
  • Use these handouts to address a variety of writing questions
Get the writing help you need at one of our two locations: Confluence & Auraria Library.

 

Confluence

The Walk-in Writing Center at Confluence offers CCD students free 25- to 30-minute one-on-one sessions for all types of writing. No appointment necessary!

Located in Confluence Building, Room 408

SPRING HOURS: January 22 - May 7, 2018
Monday - Thursday | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Auraria Library

The Writing Center at Auraria Library offers 50-minute appointments with tutors from CCD, UCD and MSU Denver. Please visit CU Denver Writing Center website to set up a profile and schedule appointments. Be sure to select Auraria Library: Denver Campus from the dropdown menu. Located on the first floor in the "Knowledge Market" - feel free to check at the “ASK US” desk if you need help.

SPRING HOURS - Consultants from one of the three Auraria Campus writing centers are available for sessions:
Monday – Thursday | 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 5 – 7:00 p.m.
Friday | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday | 1 – 5:00 p.m.

ESL Center

Empowering Independent ESL Learners and Critical Thinkers
Coordinator: Ryan Sethre

SPRING HOURS: January 22 - May 7, 2018
Monday - Thursday | 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 ESL Center Options

  • Improve your writing and speaking
  • Practice reading and listening
  • Get help with homework
  • Practice your grammar and pronunciation
  • Improve your vocabulary
  • Meet other ESL students
  • Learn about the United States and American culture
  • Borrow a book from our library

Physics Tutoring

Physics Tutoring
Mark Haefele, Associate Professor
Chair of Interdisciplinary Science

SPRING HOURS: January 22 - May 7, 2018
Monday | 1 - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 2 - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Online Tutoring

SPRING HOURS: January 16, 2018  - May 7, 2018
Available 24/7

Brainfuse is a free online tutoring service accessible through a link from Desire2Learn (D2L). It is available to all CCD students. Tutors can assist with all levels of math, all writing assignments, and many other subjects. A tutor will respond with comments within 12 hours of submission for essays. All students receive 8 hours per semester of tutoring through Brainfuse.

Stop by the Tutoring Center for questions using CCDConnect, D2L, MyMathLab, and other software items.

  • CCDConnect
  • Computer-Based Coursework and D2L
  • Email Access
  • Internet Research
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • MyMathLab Online Tutorial Software
  • Online Classes
  • Word Processing (Formatting in MLA or APA style)
  • Other Computer Software