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Academic Support Center / Tutoring Center

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Options for Online Academic Support

Online Peer Tutoring

ASC peer tutors provide online academic support via Canvas for a wide range of courses in basic skills, transfer, STEM, and courses that lead to degrees or certificates. In order to provide more flexibility for students, the ASC also extended online tutoring hours to weekend.
Find tutoring hours below:
Business/Technology/CTE Tutoring
Humanities and Social Sciences Tutoring
Language Arts Tutoring
Math/Science Tutoring

Meet ASC Tutors on Canvas
Once you log in to your Canvas account, you have two ways to meet your tutors:
1.  via the "MC Tutoring" course card in the Canvas Dashboard.
2. from the left-side Navigation bar, ASC/Tutoring, from any Mission College Canvas course site.

We use a new online platform, Cranium Cafe, for tutoring meetings including drop-in sessions and appointments.  Instructions and tutorial videos are available on Canvas for you to learn how to meet your tutor and utilize online academic support services.
How to Meet My Tutor @ Cranium Cafe? (video, 1:52)
How do I Schedule a Cranium Cafe Appointment? (step-by-step instruction)

NetTutor 24/7 Online Tutoring

NetTutor offers live tutoring on-demand, question drop-off, and writing feedback.  It is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Mission College students can access NetTutor help via Canvas. For more information about NetTutor, go to the NetTutor webpage.

Help with Canvas - Tutorial Videos
How to Download Canvas Student app on iPhone
How to submit handwritten work to Canvas using Camscanner on iPhone
How to join ConferZoom using iPhone

CRLA Certified Tutoring Program

The Academic Support Center's (ASC) Tutoring Program is certified by the College Reading and Learning Association's (CRLA) International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC). ​ The CRLA is a professional organization that conducts and supports research on the effective practices of college and university learning assistance programs.

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Service Area Outcome (SAO)

Students who have visited the Academic Support Center regularly will report that they have gained skills to help them become more successful in their college courses.