Portsmouth tutoring services

Campus Learning Assistance Center

Struggling with a class? We’re here to help!

The Portsmouth Campus Learning Assistance Center offers free tutoring with flexible schedules to serve your needs. 

Services offered 

  • Group tutoring sessions (45 min)
  • One-on-one tutoring sessions (30 min)

Appointments are not needed but can be made (preferably 1 week in advance) by calling the Learning Assistance Center at 757-822-2709.

Tutors can help with these subjects
  • Accounting
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Information technology
  • Nursing
Math and writing assistance

Math tutoring for developmental courses is available through the Math Lab (Room A-109), and writing assistance is available at the campus Writing Center (Room A113).

Resources available 
  • 10 computers, available on a walk-in basis
  • Math Media software for Virginia Placement Test practice tests


What to bring to your tutoring session
  • Your TCC ID
  • Textbook and any notes and handouts from your class
  • Class assignments

Food, beverages, cellphones, and children are not allowed in any of the Learning Assistance Centers.

Remember that tutors cannot
  • do your assignments 
  • make up for missed classes or assignments 
  • help with tests (including take-home or make-up tests) 
  • provide line-by-line correcting, editing, or proofreading
  • teach new material not covered in your course