FAQs

Where is the Peer Tutoring Program?
We are located on the 4th floor of the Core.

Who uses tutors?
Tutoring is for students who are struggling in a course and need ongoing support, students who have been out of school for a while and need to brush up, and students who are doing well in a course and need to clarify a few points. Everyone is welcome!

What courses?
Tutors are available for all English and math courses, as well as most other courses offered at the college. They can help with writing assignments, research, calculator and computer use, study skills, and test preparation.

Who are the tutors?
Tutors are Greenfield Community College students who have been successful themselves in the courses they tutor and have been recommended by the faculty. Tutors receive ongoing training from tutor coordinators in effective tutoring skills.

What happens in a tutoring session?
Students come to tutoring sessions with their questions and course materials. Tutors help students work through the material, class notes, text and assignments. Tutors are trained to listen, ask questions and assist students in the learning process.

How much does it cost?
All tutoring is free.

How do I schedule an appointment?
Students may call 775-1330 or stop into our offices on the 4th floor of the Core. Plan ahead and make an appointment whenever you can.

What if I need tutoring right away?
Tutors may be available on a drop-in basis; feel free to call or visit us.

Any questions?
Call us at 775-1330 or visit us on the 4th floor of the Core.