The Learning Center (TLC) is committed to providing students with a variety of support services which contribute to academic success and learning. Peer tutoring services provide a supportive and encouraging learning environment where students learn effective study skill techniques, become active participants in their learning process, and develop a positive approach toward learning which will facilitate achievement of their academic goals.
Need access to a computer or the internet?
TLC is open Tuesday – Thursday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Just like your classes, you can find us online.
Visit the virtual Front Desk to speak to staff member and connect to a tutor:
Zoom URL: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/971082692
Zoom Meeting ID: 971-082-692
MATH: MONDAY – FRIDAY, 9:00 TO 3:00
WRITING: MONDAY – FRIDAY, 9:00 TO 3:00
SCIENCE: MONDAY – WEDNESDAY, 12 TO 2
STUDENT SUCCESS TUTOR: TUESDAY & THURSDAY. 9 TO 1
If on-line learning leaves you procrastinating, if you are having difficulty with motivation, find navigating Laulima confusing or are not sure if you are heading in the right direction, Student Success Tutors are available to assist you in managing priorities, defining and developing motivation, moving around on-line resources more confidently and working to define your goals.
ESL/INTERNATIONAL TUTOR: TUESDAY & THURSDAY 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Meeting ID: 991-785-429
Hawaii CC has a limited number of laptop computers available to students on an as required/available basis. These computers can be used on and off campus, for educational purposes and to support Distance Education needs. Students can complete the Distance Education Student Laptop Loan Request Form to request a laptop for check-out (pick up) at The Learning Center (TLC), during operating hours Tuesday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance. TLC is located on the UH Hilo Campus, LRC 115.
A limited number of scientific calculators are available to students enrolled in Hawaii CC Math courses. Students unable to purchase a scientific calculator can complete the Calculator Loan Request Form to request a calculator for check-out at the The Learning Center (TLC), during operating hours Tuesday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Our vision at the Learning Center is to encourage and support student success through our 5 core values:
- Promote independent learning and critical thinking
- Respect diversity
- Honor confidentiality
- Demonstrate patience and compassion
- Provide a safe learning environment
We make sure our tutors meet certain criteria to provide you with the best tutoring experience possible. We offer free peer-tutoring for several disciplines including: math, academic writing, English language arts, and science. Walk-ins are welcome or you can make an appointment.
Our tutors are Hawaiʻi Community College and University of Hawaiʻi students—just like you. Chances are, they’ve been through the same things you’re going through, so they can offer valuable advice from experience.
There’s always room for improvement. That’s why we offer workshops throughout the year for supplemental learning. So whether you are preparing for the Accuplacer test or wanting to review content after a hiatus, consider attending our workshops.
Space to Work
Sometimes, we just need some space to work. With access to computers, large meeting spaces with whiteboards, and a library of textbooks, you can get your work done—or relax in our student lounge for when you need that break.
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UH Mānoa Online Learning Academy
The University of Hawaiʻi’s Online Learning Academy (OLA) provides free, one-on-one English, math, and science peer-tutoring for all Hawaiʻi Department of Education (DOE) and University of Hawaiʻi System students statewide.
EdReady is a free online learning platform for students preparing to take college placement tests or for students preparing for college courses. Learn or practice the prerequisite skills you’ll need in college courses like pre-algebra or English language arts—all at your own pace.
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 9:00am–3:00pm
You can call us at (808) 934–2530 during office hours (except holidays) or you can click on the button to the right to fill out the email form. Our staff will get back to you as soon as possible.