Tutoring - HCC Virtual Academic Success Centers

Tutoring Resources for Students

Houston Community College is committed to your success, so we offer free face-to-face and online tutoring to our students.

Helping Students succeed

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Helping Students succeed

This tutoring center is really helpful. The environment is very pleasing and the tutors are always looking forward to helping students in any way they can! Ashly (HCC Student)

In need of a Tutor?

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In need of a Tutor?

English is not my first language, so the English tutors really helped with not only improving my grammar, but assisted me with my sentence structure. Indira (HCC Student)

Houston Community College is committed to your success, so we offer free real-time video conferencing tutoring and online tutoring to our students. Faculty tutors, peer tutors, and lab assistants are available to help with English, Math, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Accounting, Spanish, ESOL and much more. We can help you stay on track with your coursework, understand assignments, and improve your study skills.

Beginning March 30, 2020, as we transition to courses online, we have moved face-to-face tutoring to real-time through video conferencing using Microsoft Teams.

Call 713-718-8184 to schedule an appointment to virtually meet with a tutor. You will need access to your HCC student email account.

  • Monday – Thursday: 8am-8pm (last appointment will be taken at 7pm)
  • Friday: 8am-4pm  (last appointment will be taken at 3pm)
  • Saturday: 9am-3pm  (last appointment will be taken at 2pm)

 

Resources for Microsoft Teams:

  • Microsoft TEAMS is accessible to students when they log into their HCC email (Microsoft 365).
    • From you 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

The College Reading & Learning Association’s (CRLA) International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) has certified the HCC face-to-face Tutoring Program as a Level 1 Certified Tutor provider. CRLA granted certification for the HCC Tutor programs at the Southeast, Southwest, Central, Coleman, Northeast & Northwest campuses to issue certificates to tutors who meet their requirements. Since 1989, over 1,000 college tutor training programs around the globe have received ITTPC at one or more levels.

 

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10 Years and Still Growing Strong

Online tutoring at HCC (AskOnline) has completed twelve years of service to students. We are using new technology to provide the same personalized tutoring with HCC staff. Students and faculty can access online tuoring at hccs.upswing.io . Students can use their Active Directory student ID (W-number) and HCC email password, and faculty can use their HCC email and associated password. A video explaining how the new system works is located on the bottom of the Upswing log in page. For more information, please contact Deborah Hardwick (deborah.hardwick@hccs.edu).

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Contact Us

Hiring Managers for HCC Tutoring Services:

Learning Centers (Central’s Learning Emporium, Coleman- Health Science Tower)
GEORGE OPARA, MANAGER
PH: 713-718-5850
george.opara@hccs.edu

Learning Centers (Eastside, Fraga, Missouri City, Stafford, & Westloop)
JUANITA MARTINEZ, MANAGER
PH: 713-718-7261
juanita.martinez@hccs.edu

Learning Centers (Alief, Katy, Northeast, North Forrest, Northline, & Spring Branch)
PATRICK TEOH, MANAGER
PH: 713-718-8189
patrick.teoh@hccs.edu

 Learning Centers (District Office)
AMANDA GUERRERO, DIRECTOR INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT
amanda.guerrero@hccs.edu

Online Tutoring
DEBORAH HARDWICK
PH: 713-718-5340
deborah.hardwick@hccs.edu