Where is the Academic Support Center located?
Support Center is located in room 603, above the College Store.
Who are the tutors and how are they selected?
All tutoring sessions are held by well-trained and qualified
tutors. The Academic Support Center Tutors are some of RCGC’s finest students.
They are approved by the academic department in the subject(s) they will be
tutoring. Tutors also include adjuncts, graduate students and retired
How do I get started at the Academic Support Center?
Review the tutoring schedule, arrive with everything you will
need, sign in to TutorTrac with your Student ID number, and the front desk staff will usher you to your tutor.
Do I need an appointment?
No. We offer drop-in tutoring. We have tutors available for most subjects throughout the week. Stop by anytime to check tutors' schedules for your classes. You may be able to get help immediately.
Who can use the tutoring services and how much does it cost?
Tutoring is free for all currently registered RCGC students.
What do I do when I get there?
Support Center at Rowan College makes it as easy as possible to use for
students. You simply stop at the front desk. Staff will ask you
to log in to the computer, so you will need to know your student ID
number. Then you’re ready to work with an available tutor.
If I use the Academic Support Center once, am I making a
commitment to using this service all semester?
No. Students may use the Academic Support Center as
many or as few times as they need. Some students find that one visit is
all they need to clarify a concept and get them back on
track. Students who are struggling with a difficult subject or major may
choose to sit with a tutor on a regular basis.
I work during the day. Is the Academic Support
Center open in the evening or on weekends?
Yes, the Center does have evening hours. Check the posted
schedule for the evening hours.
Are there always tutors available for my particular course?
We make every effort to develop a tutoring schedule that provides as many available
hours as possible for as many courses as possible. The staff will be here
during posted hours to answer questions or provide schedule information. Please feel free to call or drop by during our
If I'm doing well in my class, can tutoring help me do even
so. The Academic Support Center is a learning enhancement center
designed to assist students who are having difficulty in a course as well as those who
are doing well. Students who are doing well may need to fine-tune concepts
or practice new concepts.
When should I seek tutoring?
At the Academic Support Center, we like to say, "come early, come often." This is especially true for courses you find challenging. Don't wait until you fall behind to start seeking help.
Why does the tutor ask me questions?
By asking you questions, the tutor is able to determine areas
where you need help and to make sure you understand what they are telling you.
How can I become a tutor?
Students thinking about becoming a tutor must meet certain
criteria. Please refer to the section “Become a Tutor.”