Academic Success Center (Tutoring)

The Academic Success Center provides a wide range of services to help students become active, independent learners. With guidance from friendly and diverse tutors, students review course content, learn to study, practice writing effectively and discuss time management issues. Free tutoring is helpful to students whether they are high achieving learners, struggling learners or somewhere in between.

What Does the ASC Offer?

Drop-in Tutoring

No appointment is necessary on Monday – Thursday 1:30pm to 5:30pm and Friday 11am to 3pm.

1. Math and Science Center including Statistics – Room 412 Review concepts and practice skills.

2. Reading and Writing Lab – Room 409 Improve reading strategies. Brainstorm and revise writing products for all subjects.

3. Computer Center – Room 423 Get help with all computer and Blackboard questions and support with learning software. Make this your homework station and ask tutors for help exactly when you need it.

Individual Tutoring by Appointment

One on one help available in most subjects. Call (860) 906-5200 for information on schedules and/or to make an appointment.

Group Tutoring

Small group study sessions led by ASC Tutors are held frequently for nursing students, chemistry students, and A&P students.


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Other Services
Classroom Connections:
Faculty Connections


Academic Success Center Staff

  • Tammy Wright
  • Carla Martinez
  • Reuben Cartagena
  • Mari Carmen Holgado Zuniga

Emily Hebert, Learning Specialist, meets individually with students to work on the time management skills and learning. Emily also has extensive knowledge in the field of literacy and is prepared to assist you with reading challenges.

Marie Basche
Academic Success Center 
Room 411
(860) 906-5095


Monday – 9am to 7:30pm

Tuesday – 9am to 7:30pm

Wednesday – 9am to 7:30pm

Thursday – 9am to 7:30pm

Friday – 9am to 4:30pm

Saturday – 9am to 1pm

(860) 906-5200