Tutoring - Get Help Early and Often

HCC classes will resume Monday, July 15, 2024. Therefore all face-to-face tutoring will resume on that same day.

For TSI test-takers, please call the Tutoring Call Center at (713) 718.8184 to schedule an in-person or virtual Tutoring session with a Math or Writing Tutor.

Please click this link for the Summer 2024 tutoring schedule: www.hccs.edu/findatutor

NEWFaculty Tutorial Monitoring (PASS-T VPN required)

Houston Community College is committed to your success. We offer free one-on-one tutoring in-person at our campuses, real-time video conference tutoring, and Online asynchronous tutoring to current HCCS students. Faculty tutors, peer tutors, and lab assistants are available to help with English, Math, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Accounting, Spanish, INRW, ESOL, and much more. We can help you stay on track with your coursework, understand assignments, and improve your study skills.

Option 2: In-person tutoring

Call 713-718-8184 to schedule an appointment, or visit www.hccs.edu/findatutor to see the subject/tutor schedules at the locations listed below:

  • Alief Hayes Campus, Main building, Rm B137-139 
  • Coleman Campus, Rm 201
  • Central Campus, San Jacinto Bld., Rm 384
  • Eastside Campus, Angela Morales Bld., Rm 210.1 
  • Fraga Campus, STEM Bld., Rm 126
  • Missouri City, Rm 214
  • North Forest Campus, Building A, 110
  • Northeast, Learning Hub, Rm 301
  • Northline Campus, Building A, Rm 423
  • South Campus, Workforce Center, Rm 101
  • Spring Branch Campus, Rm RC11 & 703
  • Stafford Campus, Scarcella Bld., Rm E104
  • West Loop Campus, Rm 137
  • Katy Campus, Learning Commons, Rm 102.5
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Option 3: Submit an assignment to be reviewed online at hccs.Upswing.io

Submit questions and papers 24/7/365 and get responses and feedback within 48 hours - and usually much faster!

Registration is simple:

  • Go to hccs.upswing.io
  • Use your Eagle ID (W-number) as your username and your HCC student e-mail password as your Upswing password.


Watch the video on the bottom of the login-page to see how it all works. Check out the online Tutoring Resource Center link from the log-in page. Feel free to use whatever materials you want from the Resource Center. It is not necessary to log in to watch the video and use the Resource Center.


Resources for Microsoft Teams:

  • Microsoft TEAMS is accessible to students when they log into their HCC email (Microsoft 365).
    • From your Eagle Landing Page, click on Mail and log in with your student email credentials
    • Call HCC IT technical support if you encounter log-in issues (713-718-8800)
  • Microsoft TEAMS training videos
  • Tutoring Call Center representatives will be available to assist as well.


Our Tutoring Centers are here to help you succeed


15 Years and Still Growing Strong

Online tutoring by HCC Upswing is approaching 15 years of service to students, yet we still provide the same personalized tutoring with dedicated, accredited HCC faculty tutors. Students and faculty can access online tutoring at hccs.upswing.io. Students can use their HCC Student ID (W-number) and HCC email password, and faculty can use their HCC email and associated password. A video explaining how the tutoring platform works is located on the bottom of the Upswing log in page. We hope you will continue to use this valuable resource. For more information, please contact Alex G. Kanakis at alex.kanakis@hccs.edu.


Contact Us

Hiring Managers for HCC Tutoring Services:

Learning Centers (Central’s Learning Emporium, Coleman- Health Science Tower, South Campus)
PH: 713-718-5850

Learning Centers (Eastside, Fraga, Missouri City, Stafford, & West Loop)
PH: 713-718-7261

Learning Centers (Alief, Katy, Northeast, North Forest, Northline, & Spring Branch)
PH: 713-718-8189

Learning Centers (District Office)

Online Tutoring (Upswing)
PH: 713-718-5449