Welcome to the Tutorial / Learning Center!


Mission Statement:

The Tutorial/Learning Center provides community-based, flexible learning environments to help City College students become more effective and confident independent learners and citizens. We aim to serve the entire campus community by offering many programs, services, and courses. 

Program Outcomes:

Improve grades through use of Tutorial Center services:  Students will improve their grades in the course(s) in which they receive tutorial assistance.
Increase Persistence and Retention:  Students will persist and stay in course(s) until the end of the semester.  No withdraw grade in student's final grade.
Increase Self-Confidence:  After receiving tutoring services and attending study skills workshops, students will improve their confidence in learning and mastering the subject(s).

Fall 2021

To support students enrolled in City's online courses, the Tutorial/Learning Center (TLC) is providing FREE tutoring services with three options : In-Person Tutoring, Canvas Tutoring and eTutoring.

 1.  Canvas Tutoring 

The TLC is offering online tutoring via Zoom with TLC tutors in Biology, Chemistry, COMS, CISC, ENGE, Math, Physics, Psychology 258 and Spanish.  It will be staffed exclusively with San Diego City College Tutorial/Learning Center tutors. This support service will be added to your Canvas shell under the name DS-CITY-ONLINE-TUTORING.  Tutoring begins on Monday, August 30, 2021.

Online Walk-in schedule available here

Fall 2021 Walk-in Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday   10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday                           10:00am - 2:00pm


You must have a Canvas account set up in order to access Canvas tutoring.

Click here to log-in to Canvas Tutoring. 

If you don't have a Canvas account, please register at Canvas.

Need help navigating Canvas, please watch our step by step video.  

2.  In-Person Tutoring

The TLC will be offering in person tutoring during Fall 2021.  Tutoring will be by appointment only in limited subjects. Appointments will begin on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.

Regarding on-campus services, out of care and concern for the health and safety of the entire campus community, all faculty, employees, community members, and students who are on campus and indoors must wear a mask. If you do not have a mask, we can provide you one at any of the Student Services areas or designated Welcome Centers. Additionally, your professor will have access to disposable masks to distribute to you, should you require a replacement mask during class. For updated communications about COVID-19 please visit Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates here.

Fall 2021 In-Person Hours:

  • Tuesday                  10:30am - 2:30pm
  • Wednesday            10:30am - 2:30pm

Appointments schedule available here.


In-Person tutoring will be by appointment ONLY.  Please visit the TLC Virtual Help Desk to schedule one-on-one appointments.  

3.  eTutoring

Available 7 days a week. In addition to City College tutors, eTutoring has tutors from over 130 two and four-year, public and private colleges and universities across America to assist you. 

Click here to enroll in eTutoring.

Virtual Help Desk   

  • Monday                     10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday                     10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wednesday               10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday                   10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday                        10:00am - 2:00pm

Study Skills Workshops   

Coming Soon.

Student Resources   

Visit our Resource Page to access study guides and practice finals.

Contact us with questions


Updated: Wednesday, August 25, 2021