Tutoring

Contact Us

 

Professional/Technical Students:
Tony Costa or Donna Langley
206-546-7852
pttutors@shoreline.edu
FOSS Building, Rm. 5216

 

Transfer Students:
Gretchen Larson or Amy Mizuta 
206-546-4776
tutors@shoreline.edu
FOSS Building, Rm. 5217

tutoringTransfer Student Tutoring Program

This program is designed to help transferring students succeed in academic courses required to transfer to a four-year university or other college. Transfer students looking for academic support can receive free and professional tutorial assistance. International students seeking fundamental English tutoring are also eligible for free services. Moreover, students who have achieved a high standard of grades might be able to work as a tutor to assist other students. The transfer student tutoring program is funded by Shoreline Community College's Student Government.

 

Professional/Technical Student Tutoring Program

The goal of this program is to help students currently enrolled in professional/technical programs succeed in the campus environment and to help them make a seamless transition from school to work. Professional-Technical students looking for academic support can receive free and professional tutorial assistance. Students who have achieved a high standard of grades may also be able to work as a tutor to assist other students. The Professional-Technical student tutoring program is funded by the Carl Perkins Grant.

 

E-Tutoring

If you are a student attending one of our participating institutions, you may have access to online tutoring services, delivered via a dynamic, user-friendly tutoring platform. If you are currently registered for courses or are matriculated with one of these institutions,
start the login process here > etutoring

 

Applications

All students are required to attach a copy of their current quarter schedule to applications for tutorial assistance.

 

All students are required to read, sign and submit a student contract with applications for tutorial assistance. Application forms include the student.

 

Students who are in ESL Levels 1-6 please complete the ESL Student Application for tutorial assistance, and submit it with their instructor's signature and signed contract.  Students who are in ESL Levels 6-8 can directly submit a completed Transfer Student Tutoring application with signed contract to the Transfer Student tutoring office.

 

To keep the SCC tutoring programs operating as efficiently as possible, we ask that a tutor evaluation form be submitted at the end of each quarter.

 

Applications to work as a tutor should be submitted with an unofficial transcript.

 

STEP 1 - Select form and click to download.

 

STEP 2 - Print form and complete.

 

STEP 3 é Download and print your current quarter schedule.

 

STEP 4 - Submit completed forms to the tutoring office in person, along with a copy of your current schedule, room 5217 for transfer students, Room 5216 for professional/technical students.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who is eligible to receive tutoring?

  • A: Any student currently enrolled at Shoreline Community College in a credit-bearing and/or gradable course is eligible to receive tutoring.

Q: Do I pay for tutoring services?

  • A: There is no charge for tutoring services. Funding is provided by Shoreline Community College's student government for transfer students and by the Carl D Perkins Grant for professional-technical students.

Q: What happens after I submit my application?

  • A: Once your application has been submitted with a copy of your current quarter schedule and a signed student contract the tutoring office will assign a tutor for you. You will be given your tutor's name and contact information. To initiate the tutoring service you contact your tutor and arrange a convenient time to get together based on your schedule and your tutor's schedule.

Q: How much time will my tutor be able to spend with me?

  • A: You will be assigned two hours per week for tutoring in any particular subject.

Q: What should I expect from my tutor?

  • A: Tutors are not teachers and they will not do your homework for you. Your tutor is available to provide guidance and assist with understanding concepts and assignments.

Q: What will my tutor expect from me?

  • A: Your responsibilities are to sign the tutor's timesheet record each time you are tutored and to be prepared for the session by attempting your homework assignment.

Q: How do I apply for a position as a tutor?

  • A: Tutors must have completed at least two quarters at Shoreline Community College and have a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average in the subject they wish to tutor. Download and submit the New Tutor Application form along with an unofficial transcript to either tutoring office, Room 5216 or 5217 in the FOSS building.