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Welcome to the Academic Success Center!
A Place to Learn, Connect and Succeed

The Academic Success Center provides a wide range of services that enable students to develop the skills and confidence necessary to become active, independent and responsible learners. With guidance from a friendly and diverse staff of professional and peer tutors, students review course content and learn to study take tests, and manage their time more effectively - all in a welcoming environment. What does the ASC offer? Free Tutoring for all registered students including:
  • Three Convenient Drop-in Centers
  • Math Center - Room 412 (including help with statistics)
  • Review concepts and practice your math skills
  • Writing Center - Room 409
  • Enhance your grammar and writing skills for all subjects
  • Computer Center - Room 423
  • Get help with all computer questions and support with software.
  • Individual Tutoring by Appointment
  • One-on-one help available in most subjects. Call (860) 906-5200 for information on specific schedules and to make an appointment.
  • Workshops - Tutor-led discussions on various topics of interest including grammar, calculator use, essay writing, textbook reading, and research methods.
  • Group Tutoring - Small group study sessions led by tutors in the ASC or in a lab.
  • eTutoring.org - a free collaborative online tutoring platform offering help with math (including statistics and calculus), writing, biology, chemistry, nursing, and research methods.

Center for Academic Transitions (CAT) - An intensive program for prospective students offering tutoring and instructional software to help students improve their placement test scores and accelerate their pace to college-level English and math courses. (See current schedule).

Other Services:

  • Test proctoring - (See current schedule)
  • Testing accommodations for students with disabilities who require extended time and/or a low distraction space.
  • Make-up testing for students with excused absences and instructor's permission.
  • Academic Coaching - one-on-one conferences to discuss study skills, test taking, time management, and organization.

Adaptive Technology & Instructional Software including:

Classroom Connection

  • Embedded Tutoring - Tutors offer classroom support in developmental and gateway courses
  • Tours/Classroom Visits to help students to become familiar with the ASC's services

Faculty can encourage students to visit the ASC by:

Contact Us:

  • Location: Fourth Floor - Rooms 409, 412, and 423
  • Telephone: (860) 906-5200

Academic Success Center Staff

We value your feedback. Please email the Director with your comments and suggestions at abasche@capitalcc.edu.

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