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Math Tutoring

Math tutors for MTH090, MTH098, and MTH098S are available at each campus.  Please see your campus below for the current term's schedule.

Jefferson -Centerpoint Campus - LWH 206

  • Monday and Wednesday
    • 1:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday
    • 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Shelby - Hoover Campus - GSB 122 [Library]

  • Monday, Wednesday,and Thursday
    • 10:00am - 12:30pm
    • 1:00pm – 4:30pm

St. Clair - Pell City Campus - Room 223

  • Monday and Wednesday
    • 5:00pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday
    • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Chilton - Clanton Campus - Room 209

Schedule alternates by weeks:

  • Week 1:  Monday 1:00pm - 9:00pm; Tuesday 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Week 2:  Wednesday 1:00pm - 9:00pm; Thursday 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Week 3:  Monday 1:00pm - 9:00pm; Tuesday 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Week 4:  Wednesday 1:00pm - 9:00pm; Thursday 9:00am - 1:00pm

This pattern continues throughout the semester.

English Tutoring

Tutoring by qualified instructors for writing and/or English courses is available at the Shelby - Hoover and Jefferson Campuses beginning this fall term.  Students can also meet for a 30-minute writing consultation, working one-on-one with a writing coach for any writing assignment in a JSCC course.

Shelby Campus - GSB 122 [Library]

Monday and Wednesday:  12:00pm - 3:00pm

Tuesday and Thursday:  12:30pm - 3:30pm

Jefferson Campus - BDH 219

Monday and Wednesday:  11:15am - 2:15pm

Tuesday and Thursday:  1:00pm - 4:00pm

College Success Skills

College and career readiness is about more than academic knowledge—it’s also about developing the foundational skills and habits that are critical to that success. The tutorials, articles, and eBooks arm students with the skills they need to succeed in the classroom and in life. Each interactive tutorial includes relevant examples, self-assessments, video, audio, and practical tips that students can use in their daily lives.
  • Organizational Strategies
    • Achieve Your Goals
    • Effective Multitasking
    • Get Organized
    • Manage Your Time
  • Classroom Success Skills
    • Effective Classroom Listening
    • Memorization Tips and Tricks
    • Note-taking Strategies
    • Reading Strategies for Class
    • Strategies for Success in Online Classes
  • Getting Academic Support
    • Communicating with Your Professor
    • Using Campus Resources
  • Research Skills
    • Introduction to Research Skills: Information Literacy
    • Finding and Citing Sources
    • Understand and Avoid Plagiarism
    • Write Like a Scholar
  • Personal Success Skills
    • Develop Healthy Habits
    • The Basics of Money Management
    • Why Credit Matters
    • Managing Your Debt
    • Understanding Insurance and Taxes
    • Investing for Life

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