The Academic Resource Center (The ARC) offers a full range of tutoring and academic support services. Individual and small group tutoring sessions, and study skill support, are available for mathematics, science, accounting, and computer programming. The Academic Resource Center also houses The Writing Center, which provides tutoring for writing, reading, and language acquisition. Peer, paraprofessional and professional tutors work together to help students become effective, independent learners

The ARC offers both in-person and virtual tutoring services. To make appointments:

Writing Assignments: In addition to making appointments for remote writing tutoring, students can also email a paper draft or general question to writingcenter@massasoit.mass.edu and receive tutor feedback within 24 business hours. In their email, they should include their Massasoit student V#,  Professor and course name, assignment information, what they would like help with, and a copy of their writing in a Microsoft Word or Google Docs format.

ARC General Hours*
Day(s)Hours
Monday – Thursday8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Friday8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday10:00 am – 2:00 pm

* Tutoring availability varies by subject. Later night tutoring appointments available in select courses, on select evenings.

 

eTutoring

This free, online supplementary tutoring resource (part of a tutoring consortium of colleges throughout New England) provides tutoring for several Massasoit subjects. This resource offers assistance in several modes including live chat, questions and responses via email, and an online writing lab. Access eTutoring in the Quick Launch tab in the portal, or at: eTutoring(student username and password required). Once logged in, students can view a weekly schedule of tutoring by subject.

In addition to tutorial services, students have access to computers for word processing, internet access, and tutorial software in certain subject areas. Finally, students are encouraged to use the ARC and The Writing Center as places to study, either individually or with classmates.

Access and Disability Resources is also located within the ARC. Students with documented disabilities can access services such as testing accommodations, study-skills tutoring, use of adaptive technology, academic advising, and more.

The ARC, The Writing Center, and Access and Disability Resources are located on the Brockton campus in the Student Center, lower level.

 

Join Us for Our Study Strategy Workshop Series

Study Smarter, Not Harder
Monday, Oct 24, 2022
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Click here to join via Zoom

In this hour-long virtual workshop, students will learn about:

  • Setting semester success goals
  • Note taking strategies
  • Reviewing time management tools
  • Gaining tips about Massasoit’s online resources
  • And more information about the ARC!

 

Level Up:  Enhance Your Academic Success Strategies
Wednesday, Nov 2, 2022
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Click here to join via Zoom

In this hour-long virtual workshop, students will learn about:

  • Setting a space conducive to studying
  • Remote Learning, Note-Taking, Test Preparation & Study Skills Strategies, and
  • How the ARC can provide additional tutoring support on these topics

 

Finish Strong!
Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Click here to join via Zoom

In this hour long virtual workshop, students will learn about:

  • Preparing for finals
  • Strategies to decrease procrastination, and
  • Effective study skills 

Massasoit Community College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions related to access for this event, please contact Marie McDonell, Director, Academic Support Services, Academic Resource Center at mmcdonne2@massasoit.mass.edu or 508-588-9100, x 1082 in advance of your participation or visit.