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SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
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Tutoring Policies

 

New to the Writing Center? Review our Tutoring User Agreement.

English
The Scottsdale Community College Writing Center offers one-on-one English tutoring to help students become better writers.  Tutors can assist students with organization, grammar and usage, and other aspects of writing.  Although they may offer suggestions for improving essays, they will not write papers, make corrections for students, or proofread entire papers word for word.

  • English tutoring sessions are 30 minutes in length
  • Students may schedule 1 appointment at a time and may receive a maximum of 1 hour of tutoring per day
  • Students can work with tutors on a drop-in basis but are strongly encouraged to make appointments in advance
  • English tutoring is available in person, online, and via e-mail
  • Students may receive tutoring for any SCC writing assignment, not just those assigned in English classes
  • Students may not receive tutoring for classes taken at other colleges regardless of concurrent enrollment at SCC

World Languages
The Writing Center offers one-on-one and group tutoring for a number of world languages, including Spanish, French, Italian, and American Sign Language*.  Language tutors can assist students with homework exercises, test preparation, pronunciation practice, and conversation skills.

  • Language tutoring sessions may be 30 minutes or 1 hour in length
  • Students may schedule 1 appointment at a time and may receive a maximum of 1 hour of tutoring per day
  • Students can work with tutors on a drop-in basis but are strongly encouraged to make appointments in advance
  • Students may receive tutoring only for the SCC language courses in which they are currently enrolled
  • Students may not receive tutoring for language classes taken at other colleges regardless of concurrent enrollment at SCC

*Sign Language tutoring is subject to availability.

ESL
The Writing Center offers one-on-one and group tutoring for individuals studying English as a Second Language.  ESL students may receive assistance with any aspect of their courses, including writing assignments, pronunciation practice, and conversation skills.

  • ESL tutoring sessions are 30 minutes in length
  • Students may schedule 1 appointment at a time and may receive a maximum of 1 hour of tutoring per day
  • Students can work with tutors on a drop-in basis but are strongly encouraged to make appointments in advance
  • ESL students may receive tutoring for any SCC class assignment
  • Students may not receive tutoring for classes taken at other colleges regardless of concurrent enrollment at SCC