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Academic Assistance for Pellissippi State Students

Welcome to the Academic Support Center (ASC) at PSCC!

The ASC at each PSCC campus offers academic support free of charge. 

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Information on Hours of Operation for all campuses are under the Contact Us & Hours of Operation tab to the left.


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Tutoring

Tutoring for all Pellissippi State students is offered in a variety of subjects from History to Computer Science. This is a service that is free of charge with highly qualified tutors. No appointments are required, we offer walk-in tutoring where tutors work with students on a first come, first serve basis. To see the schedules and the subjects offered at each campus, click on the link to the left under Tutor Schedules

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Math Lab

Located on all five campuses are Math Labs that offer walk-in tutoring and computer access for homework or online math lab work. Tutors for all levels of math offered at PSCC are available to assist students with questions. Calculators may, also, be checked out with a PSCC ID. 

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The Writing Center
If you are looking for a place to write a paper under the guidance of a tutor, The Writing Center is the place for you. Tutors are available to review your work and offer tips on ways to improve it. Assistance for ESOL students is available, also. 

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Ascatutor

(A Writing Center Service)

Online access to a Writing/English tutor is also available through Ascatutor@pstcc.edu. With this service you simply email your paper along with your assignment sheet to the email address as an attachment. This service is monitored throughout the week 5:00pm to 10:00pm, and a tutor will get back to you with suggestions within 24 hours. This is a great option when you cannot come into the ASC.
Ascatutor is, also, available on weekends and holidays, including breaks like Spring and Fall Breaks.
Please note, this service operates till the week before finals each semester. 


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Supplemental Instruction: 

Looking to improve your success with peer-assisted study sessions? Supplemental Instruction (SI) is just that, and it is offered in historically difficult courses.
More information about SI can be found in the links to the left. 
 

Need a place to study?

You can spread your books out and have a little quiet time or meet with a study group to prepare for a test. The ASCs have tables for student use, and group or individual study space is available upon request. 

Let us help you be successful in your classes at PSCC.


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Want to make the most of your time in the ASC?

Look through our Tips link to the left for information on how to prepare, what tutors can help with, and other helpful resources when working with a tutor.