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Overview

The Tutorial and Academic Success Center (TASC) staff is excited about helping students succeed in the core classes offered at Pitt Community College. TASC is a FREE service for all students registered for traditional, internet, evening, and weekend classes at PCC. Individual and group sessions with academically qualified peer tutors and professional tutors are offered to provide academic support. At the end of the fall and spring semesters, TASC hosts an Exam Jam event to prepare students for final exams. Students are encouraged to sign up for tutoring as early in the semester as possible.

About us:


A Walk-through of our facility:

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Mission Statement

The mission of TASC is to provide quality tutoring services to help students be successful.

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​Locations and Operating Hours

Service Location Days Hours
Tutoring

(by appointment)
Trailer 19 Monday - Thursday
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Academic Skills Lab Trailer 19 Monday - Thursday
Friday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Math/Writing Center Trailer 21 Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Night Tutoring Trailer 21 Monday - Thursday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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How to access TASC services?

Face to Face Tutoring Services:
Free face to face tutoring is available . Students are encouraged to visit early in the semester for face to face tutoring. After students complete a Request for Services form, an appointment will be scheduled with a tutor.

Most appointments are confirmed in person or by telephone (252) 493-7258.

Night Tutoring: (Fall and Spring Semesters)
Night tutoring is available Monday - Thursday, 5 PM - 7 PM for the following classes:

      Monday            Tuesday             Wednesday              Thursday     
Chemistry Chemistry Chemistry Biology
English English English English
Math Math Math Math
Psychology   Psychology  

Night Tutoring: (Summer)
Night tutoring is available Monday - Thursday, 5 PM - 7 PM for the following classes:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
English English English English
Math   Math  
Chemistry   Chemistry  

On-line Tutoring Services:

PCC also contracts with Smarthinking online services which enables students to connect with an E-structor® Certified tutors anytime from any Internet connection.  The purpose of Smarthinking is to increase student achievement and enhance learning in support of faculty instruction. Smarthinking is available at this time as a free service to PCC students.  Click HERE to log in to Smarthinking.

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​Courses available for tutorial assistance

Tutorial assistance is offered in most required subjects such as English, math, biology, and accounting.  Students in courses not listed but have math and/or writing questions are welcome to seek TASC assistance.

Tutors are available in the following courses:

ACC 111, 120, 121 DRE 096 - 098     
BIO 094 - 169 ENG 111 - 114
BUS 110 - 121 MAT 110 - 175
CHM 094 - 151 MED 121 - 122
CIS 070 - 111 PSY 150 - 281
DMA 010 - 080 SPA 111 - 220

If the class you desire tutorial assistance is not listed, please stop by the tutoring office in Trailer 19, to see if tutors are available for your class.

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Missed Appointment Process

Students are asked to contact TASC by telephone or email 24 hours in advance if they are not able to keep an appointment. Follow-up with a student will be made for missed appointments.

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Contact Info:

TASC Technical Assistants:
Lea Dowling
Caitlin Howard
Rubi Rodriguez
- - - > Technical Assistant phone: 252-493-7345

TASC Phone: 252-493-7258
email: pcctutoring@email.pittcc.edu

Math Center
Phone: 252-493-7806

Writing Center
Phone: 252-493-7768

TASC Director:
Nicholas Vick
Phone: 252-493-7450

Mr. Vick has served in education since 2006. At the community college level, he has taught developmental and curriculum English courses. He also worked as the Tutor Coordinator for TRIO Student Support Services before beginning his Director role at TASC in March of 2013. Mr. Vick conducts ongoing CRLA training and evaluation of TASC tutors. He is excited to provide leadership for TASC and help students be successful.

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