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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.

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
(by appointment)
Trailer 19 Monday - Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Night Tutoring Trailer 19 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:
Location: Trailer 19

      Monday            Tuesday             Wednesday              Thursday     
English English English English
Math Math Math Math
Biology     Biology

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  Math  Math

On-line Tutoring Services:

PCC also contracts with Smarthinking (ST), an online tutoring service, which enables students taking core academic courses to connect with a ST tutor anytime from any Internet connection. Sessions are real time audio, video, chat and virtual white board. The purpose of Smarthinking is to increase students’ achievement and enhance learning in support of faculty instruction. It is available as a free service to PCC curriculum students.  To use Smarthinking students must access via Moodle or the myPittCC portal.

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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:
Marissa Morales
Roxana Tortorella
Ashlynn Tisdale
Laurie Williamson

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email: pcctutoring@email.pittcc.edu

TASC Director:
Nicholas Vick, Ed.D.
Phone: 252-493-7450

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