Online Tutoring

Online support is available for enrolled Austin Community College (ACC) students. Our Online Learning Lab (OLL) Tutors are dedicated professionals who create supportive and enriched online environments to assist you when you need them. Our goal is to provide free, confidential and convenient academic support for all ACC students requesting online support. Tutoring is done with ACC personnel and/or a Brainfuse coach.

Austin Community College, in partnership with Brainfuse offers all ACC students 300 minutes (5 hours) of free online tutoring services each semester. A pre-scheduled appointment with an ACC tutor is unlimited.

If you have questions about your services, please contact:
DeEadra Albert-Green Ph.D.

Steps to get started working with an ACC Tutor for unlimited hours per semester:

  • View our Tutoring Schedules for ACC tutor work hours.
  • Complete the Online Tutoring Request Form.
  • Only select the study group option if you have 2 or more people who want to study with you and a tutor.
  • Wait time will vary according to subject and tutor availability.
  • Check your ACC student email for an invite to a tutor session and accept/download the invite.
    • Please do NOT click on the link that will generate, modify, or assign tickets. Clicking on this link may DELAY your ability to access a tutor.
  • Attend your tutoring session when scheduled.
 Brainfuse will allow you to ...
  • Connect with a Live Brainfuse Tutor [only 5 hours per semester]
  • Submit your writing assignment for review by a Tutor
  • View sample Math and English lessons in Skill Surfer

How to schedule a tutoring session with a Brainfuse Tutor [only 5 hours per semester]

  • Login into Blackboard.
  • From your Blackboard home page, locate the Tools menu, and then click on Brainfuse Tutoring.
  • Once in the Brainfuse Tutoring platform, select a type of session and wait for a tutor to respond.
  • Attend your tutoring session when scheduled.
  • Click here for additional information on Brainfuse 24/7, 5 hour limit.

Technology Requirements

You will need to use the Google Chrome browser. The program used for online tutoring is not compatible with Internet Explorer or Safari, and may not function smoothly with Mozilla Firefox. If your only option is Firefox then you can try disabling add-ons for better functionality. An iPad app is available.