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One student tutoring another student.

Peer Tutoring

All currently enrolled students have access to free one-on-one or group tutoring sessions through the Peer Tutoring Center. Our tutors are available for weekly appointments, or can be seen once per day or twice per week in the same subject area. Sessions can last up to 60 minutes. To take advantage of this service, we recommend you set up appointments for the whole semester during the first week of class, as our tutor's schedules fill up quickly. When arriving for appointment, please bring your assignments, syllabus, questions, and any other materials you might need to complete your homework.

Note: The goal of our tutors is to help you become a more independent learner, meaning they are not allowed to complete, check or correct your homework for you, or teach you course material because you have missed class.

Online Tutoring

Are you having a hard time making it to our tutoring center because of your busy schedule? With online tutoring services from Smarthinking, all registered NHCC students can get on-demand, individual instruction and support from expert online tutors across a wide variety of subjects — from beginner to advanced, up to 24 hours a day. Each student can receive up to 900 free minutes of Smarthinking tutoring per year. If you need additional time added, please contact the director of peer tutoring.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • What time is a tutor available for my class?

    In order to ensure you have a reserved time for a tutor in a specific class, please be sure to reserve weekly appointment (s).

  • Is online tutoring available at NHCC?

    Smartthinking is a free online tutoring service that NHCC students can access by logging in through D2L, then selecting the desired course. Click here for more information about online tutoring services.

  • What if there is not tutor available for my course?

    If you are not able to schedule an appointment with a tutor or using Smarthinking service, please see your instructor during office hours. You may also want to form a study group with interested classmates. Visit the Tutoring Center for general tips about studying more effectively.

Contact Information

Cynthia Muna
Director of Peer Tutoring and Perkins

Jessica Neumann
Access Services

Learning Resource Center (Library)

Peer Tutoring Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.