Class Support

STCC supports students as they transform their lives. We encourage students seeking any assistance with classwork to utilize our class supports. Services are specialized to help in specific areas. Please read the descriptions below to find the right support for you.

STEM Center

The STEM Center offers academic support for all students taking Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) classes such as virtual one-on-one and group tutoring sessions.

  • Supported Classes: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
  • One-on-one: yes
  • Group: yes
  • Tutors: peer and paraprofessional
  • Spaces: study lounge, computer lab
  • Beyond the Classroom: career exploration

Student Success Center

The Student Success Center offers students one-on-one tutoring available in most subjects, a personal Student Success Coach, online tutoring, and supports for students on academic warning and academic suspension. Your Student Success Coach can help you navigate the responsibilities of being a student, while balancing the demands and nuances of your personal lives.

  • Supported Classes: most subjects
  • One-on-one: yes
  • Group: no
  • Tutors: peer, paraprofessional, and professional
  • Beyond the Classroom: personal and professional coaching

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a peer tutoring program in which a peer tutor (SI Leader) is assigned to work with a particular class for the semester. SI leaders are currently enrolled students who offer group and individual review sessions for students outside of class time.

  • Supported Classes: varies semester to semester
  • One-on-one: yes
  • Group: yes
  • Tutors: peer
  • Beyond the Classroom: referrals for CAS, Disability Services, and other academic supports

TRIO Student Support Services

TRIO Student Support Services (TRIO SSS) provides students with academic assistance while attending college. TRIO SSS serves students who are first-generation, meet income guidelines, and/or have a documented disability, and have an academic need for support. TRIO SSS also prepares students for their transition into a career or four-year institution upon completion of their degree. Specific supports include academic counseling, peer tutoring, scholarships, financial literacy, workshops, and events.

  • Supported Classes: all classes
  • One-on-one: yes
  • Group: available upon request
  • Tutors: peer
  • Beyond the Classroom: academic counseling, financial benefits, and workshops and events

Writing Center

The Writing Center provides all STCC students free peer assistance with writing projects. The Writing Center supports all courses, all types of writing, and all stages of writing.

  • Supported Classes: all classes
  • One-on-one: yes
  • Group: no
  • Tutors: peer
  • Beyond the Classroom: scholarship essays, admission application essays, personal statements, and re-entry appeal letters (helps with all writing)