Academic Success Center

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Academic Success Center (Donnie Tran - Coordinator)
Room L-101
Mon - Thu: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Closed weekends

Fall 2023

Academic Success Center

We provide free tutoring and other academic support services to SDCCD students.  We are here to help you develop the skills needed to succeed in your academic journey.  We look forward to working with you soon!

We need your feedback to improve our services. 

Please complete this Student Satisfaction Survey.

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We offer in-person tutoring at two locations: 

  1. Academic Success Center, Room L-101
    1. Tutors are available 10 am-6 pm, Monday-Thursday, 8/21/23-12/14/23.
    2. Contact:  (619) 388-7852
  2. Math Lab, Room M-210
    1. Tutors are available 10 am-6 pm, Monday-Thursday, and 9 am-1 pm, Friday, 8/21/23-12/15/23
    2. Contact:  (619) 388-7141

You can drop in or make an appointment by calling (619) 388-7852.

The tutor availability is on myWCOnline.


We offer NetTutor and STAR-CA.  Log in to your Canvas account.  Select one of your courses.  Find and click "NetTutor."  You will see the screenshot below. 

NetTutor offers one-on-one, online meeting, paper drop-off, and question drop-off. 

STAR-CA offers live, drop-in tutoring.  You can connect with a live tutor and get private, one-on-one tutoring in real time.

NetTutor & STAR-CA
NetTutor & STAR-CA


Important notice about NetTutor: 

A part of a negotiated agreement between AFT and the District, NetTutor is blacked out for the subjects listed below from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday, from August 21, 2023, to December 14, 2023. 

NetTutor is available outside of the hours above and all-day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.






Child Development

Computer Science and IT


English and Literature and Writing

Fire Science

Math (Algebra, Basic Math, and Pre-Calculus)

Math (Calculus)

Math (Statistics and Probability)

Physics (Phys 195)


Our paper drop-off service begins at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 21, 2023, and closes at noon, on Wednesday, December 13, 2023.  After you have submitted your paper, you should receive an e-mail reply in 24-48 hours (turnaround time) during our tutoring hours, Monday-Thursday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.  You can self-enroll in our paper drop-off service via the link below.


At the Academic Success Center (Room L-101), there are study rooms and tables for individual or group use.  There are tables, chairs, and dry erase boards and markers in the study rooms.

Students can access anatomy models, microscopes, and textbooks.  Students can use these resources on a drop-in or by-appointment basis.

There is a pay-for-print service for copies.

These services are available 9 am-6 pm, Monday-Thursday, and 9 am-1 pm, Friday.

For more information, please call 619) 388-7852 during the hours above.



Click here for the tutor application.

E-mail a completed application and college transcript(s) to Donnie Tran at .  Your transcript(s) must show a letter grade of B or higher in the courses you are interested in tutoring in.

Please do not attach additional attachments.  Documents such as letters of recommendation and resumes are not reviewed.

Must have successfully taken ED 100 before applying.  You cannot start work until you have ED 100 completed.

Here is what our screening/hiring process entails:
Step 1) Screen applications. Contact reference.
Step 2) Invite qualified applicants for an interview.
Step 3) Offer tutoring position to the successful applicant.
Step 4) Initiate SDCCD new hire paperwork.  Among the tasks, the successful applicant needs to get done fingerprinting and TB test and submit on the HR Web site a district's tutor application.

September 2023's Workshops (please scroll over the dates, not all dates have workshops)


October 2023's Workshops (please scroll over the dates, not all dates have workshops)


November 2023's Workshops (please scroll over the dates, not all dates have workshops)

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