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Academic Support Center

Welcome to the Academic Support Center. With convenient locations on each Pellissippi State campus, we are your one-stop shop for tutoring, mentoring and supplemental instruction.

 

On-Campus Tutoring

We offer free tutoring for all Pellissippi State students. Simply walk in to the Academic Support Center on your campus and we’ll find a qualified tutor for your subject area. All five of our campuses offer tutoring services, but all services are not available every hour of every day. View the schedules (PDF) or call your campus to find out when tutoring for your subject is available.


Math Lab

Math tutors can help you with My Math Lab and other class assignments, but tutors aren’t allowed to help you with quizzes or take-home tests. And remember, you can check out a calculator from the Academic Support Center with your PNumber.

The Writing Center

Tutors in The Writing Center can review your written assignments and citation pages. Writing tutors are not allowed to edit your paper, but can offer suggestions. We can also offer writing ethics advice and creative thinking ideas.

 

Online Tutoring

Students who take online classes at Pellissippi State (but not TN eCampus classes) also have access to 24/7 online tutoring through tutor.com in a number of subjects, from math to science, from English to business, and even nursing. The program also offers study tools, lessons, test prep and instructional videos. Log in to tutor.com through Brightspace (D2L). Choose the “Connect Now” option.

 

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental instruction is a peer-led program that uses regularly scheduled study sessions to allow students to discuss course content, compare notes, develop organizational strategies and prepare for tests. Check with your instructor to see if there is supplemental instruction support for your class.

 

Student Success Coordinators & Mentors

Student Success Coordinators — who are faculty members — and Student Success Mentors — who are your fellow students — can help you navigate academic and non-academic challenges. Our coordinators and mentors work with faculty and staff to identify students who are at risk of not completing college. We then connect those students with resources for issues like transportation, food access and even counseling.

Student Success Coordinators – Spring 2018

Contact Us

Jan Sharp
Director, Academic Support Center
865.539.7182

Phylicia Washington
Coordinator, Academic Support Center
865.539.7211

Beth Scott
Secretary, Academic Support Center
865.694.6473

 

Locations & Hours


Hardin Valley Campus

Educational Resources Center, Room 330
865.539.7079
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Blount County Campus
Room 174
865.981.5300, ext. 5409
Monday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Division Street Campus
Room 208
865.971.5215
Monday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Magnolia Avenue Campus
Room 153
865.329.3133
Monday, Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tuesday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Strawberry Plains Campus
Room 2701
865.225.2300, ext. 2453
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.