Tutorial and Academic Success Center (TASC)

Overview

The Tutorial and Academic Success Center (TASC) staff is excited about helping students succeed in the core classes offered at Pitt Community College through tutoring assistance. TASC is a FREE service for all students registered for traditional, internet, evening, and weekend classes at PCC. Individual and group tutoring 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.

Mission Statement

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

Locations and Operating Hours

ServiceLocationDaysHours
Tutoring
(by appointment)
Trailer 19Monday – Thursday
Friday
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Night TutoringTrailer 19Monday – Thursday5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

How can I use 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

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
MathMathMathMath

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

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
MathMathMathMath

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.


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:

ACA 111, 120, 121
BIO 094 – 169
BUS 110 – 121
CHM 094 – 151
CIS 070 – 111
DMA 010 – 080

DRE 096 – 098
ENG (all courses)
MAT (all courses)
MED 121 – 122
PSY 150 – 281
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.