Tutoring Locations + Hours

Learning Resource Center

Location | Library and Learning Resource Center, Room 121
Monday – Thursday | 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday |10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Closed Sundays, holidays + breaks

The Learning Resource Center offers free peer tutoring to all Contra Costa College students. Peer tutors in English (reading and writing), math, and all other courses are available throughout the day, during regular hours. Tutors are available on a walk-in (first come, first served) basis.

The Center offers a supportive studying and tutoring environment with a general study area, a tutoring area, a conference room, and a quiet study room for students. Computers are available for tutorials, word processing and Internet use. Reading, writing, and ESL instructors are available to help students, as are peer tutors.

Center for Science Excellence (CSE)

Location | Physical Sciences, Room 109
Hours | Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The CSE provides tutoring in biology, biotechnology, microbiology, anatomy, astronomy, computer science, physics, general chemistry, organic chemistry, engineering, and math. Friendly, knowledgeable science enthusiasts are available Monday through Friday.

Math Lab

Location | Applied Arts, Room 210
Hours | Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Drop-in tutoring for all math courses is available Monday through Thursday. Tutors who work in this area have completed higher-level math, typically through calculus II. With both tutors and faculty on hand, assistance is always in reach. For additional information, please inquire at the College Skills Center.

Early Childhood Education Tutoring

Location | General Education Building, Room 304
Hours | Monday – Thursday, 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Students enrolled in Early Childhood Education classes can receive tutoring. For additional information, please email Professor Sandra Moore at or call 510.215.4940.

Speech Lab

Location | Applied Arts, Room 113C
Monday, 9:00 a.m -11:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday, by appointment

Speech tutors are eager to help you in any of the following areas: choosing topics, researching credible information, organizing your ideas, and doing oral presentations. When you work with their friendly, helpful tutors, you will feel more confident about giving presentations in your classes. Contact Professor Sherry Diestler at or call 510.215.3885 for more information.