Learning Lab: Questions & Answers

  • How much does it cost to use the Learning Lab?
    • It's free to ACC students for ACC courses in which you are currently enrolled.
  • Who is eligible for tutoring in the Learning Lab?
    • All ACC students are eligible for tutoring in the ACC courses in which they are currently enrolled. This includes prospective students studying for the TSI Assessment. For specific availability of tutoring in your ACC course or program, see What subjects are tutored in the Learning Lab?

      Following are just a few of the subjects tutored in the Learning Lab. For specific availability of tutoring in your ACC course or program, see tutoring schedules.

      • Anatomy & Physiology
      • Biology
      • Chemistry
      • English/Writing Skills
      • ESOL
      • Foreign Languages (Spanish, German, French, Russian, Japanese)
      • History
      • Mathematics
      • Pharmacology Dosage Calculations
      • Physics
      • Reading/Study Skills
      • Statistics
  • When is the Learning Lab open?
    • All Learning Labs are open Monday - Friday. Saturday hours of operation are availble at Cypress Creek, and Northridge.  In addition to Saturday hours of operation the Highland, Riverside, and South Austin are also open on Sundays. See Learning Lab hours and locations.
  • Who are the tutors? What are their qualifications?
    • The tutors are ACC professors, former college professors, former school teachers, professionals in their fields, and peer tutors.
  • How do I use a Learning Lab?
    • All Learning Labs operate online.  To get assistance help, check the tutoring schedules to locate a subject you want help in.  Fill out the Tutor Request Form when ready to get the help you need.  Use your ACCeID number and ACC email account to fill out the form.  After the request has been submitted then you shall receive an email with a link from a tutor to meet online.
  • When should I come to a Learning Lab?
    • The best time to go to the Learning Lab is as soon as you need help or want to talk to a tutor about course material -- the earlier in the semester, the better.
  • What do I need to bring to the Learning Lab?
    • Assignments from your instructors, textbooks, handouts from your classes, class notes, or any other course material you wish to discuss.
  • How much time will I have with a tutor?
    • The length of your tutoring session often depends on how busy the Learning Lab is; however, individual tutoring per student should not exceed 30 minutes per course. Allow time to visit with a tutor. Don't come in at the last minute just before a test or just before a paper is due.
  • Does each Learning Lab have computers that I can use?
  • Can I print my work in a Learning Lab?
    • Not available at this time.
  • Can I study with my classmates in a study group?
    • Yes. Group study is encouraged. Study groups may meet up on goolge meets.  
  • Does each Learning Lab have assistive resources?
    • Not available at this time.