Maricopa Emergency Management System Alert

The college will be open to serving students online and by phone starting Thursday, March 19, however in-person college services, including on-campus events and activities, will not be available.

All current online classes will continue to be held as scheduled.

In-person and hybrid courses will resume in an online format starting April 6.

COVID-19 webpage • MCCCD COVID-19 Reporting

Learning Center


The SMCC Learning Center provides free tutoring to all current students, on a drop-in basis.

Tutoring is available for many courses, with an emphasis on math and science; other academic areas are supported upon request.

The Learning Center tutors and staff are available to assist faculty as well.  We will come to your classroom to present information about our services.

Out tutors are ITTPC certified

About Us

The SMCC Learning Center’s mission is to enhance the academic success of our students by reinforcing and supplementing classroom instruction. We create learning communities in a dynamic, student-centered environment.

We are here to assist you—don’t be shy!

Drop-in services are available during our regular office hours.

Call us at 602.243.8189 if you have questions.

Student Resources

These online resources are available to assist you:

Student Success Skills:

Test Anxiety:

Resources by Subject: BIO (Biology)

CHM (Chemistry)

Foreign Languages

MAT (Mathematics)


Do I need an appointment?

  • No appointment is necessary. Drop in anytime—tutoring is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

What are the hours for the Learning Center?

  • Hours are subject to change during holidays, and may change periodically to allow for staff training.

Who can use the Learning Center?

  • Any student currently enrolled in any South Mountain Community College course. The Learning Center tutors assist with Math, Biology, and a variety of other courses.

Is there a fee for tutoring services?

  • No, the Learning Center is a free service for any currently enrolled South Mountain Community College student.

Hours of Operation

Fall Hours

Mon-Thurs: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Sat-Sun: Closed

Summer Hours

Mon-Thurs: 8:00a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Fri-Sun: Closed

*Hours subject to change with holidays and trainings.