Learning Services

Learning Services provides innovative, technology enriched academic support to stimulate critical thinking & collaborative learning across all academic disciplines. 

The Program is composed of the following services:

  • Walk-in Tutoring for Reading, Writing, Math, or Science. The Tutoring Center is staffed by both faculty and peer tutors. 
  • Online Writing Consultations 
  • Individual/Group Peer Tutoring

Requesting Service

Students who are interested in receiving tutoring must come to the Learning Services (located in the Learning Commons) and request the service or apply for the service online. Each semester, approximately 300-500 currently enrolled KCKCC students self-identify and request tutoring, or are identified by instructors, through the Early Alert Program, as students who could possibly benefit from tutoring.

Request Tutoring Form

Tutoring Services

The Writing Center

  • Individualized Tutoring Sessions on a walk-in basis
  • Idea Generation 
  • APA and MLA Formatting 
  • Sentence Level Issues 
  • Understanding Research and Avoiding Plagiarism

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Math & Science Tutoring

Walk-in Math & Science tutoring is available to KCKCC students who are enrolled in math or science courses. Our math and science tutors are peer and faculty who are capable of assisting with most math and science classes offered on campus. Hours are scheduled each semester according to the demand and the availability of tutors. Contact Dave Jones, Math Tutoring Coordinator, with any questions at 913-288-7242, or dajones@kckcc.edu

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Online Tutoring

Students will need a Skype account and internet access. Students with a Kansas City Kansas Public Library card are encouraged to utilize the free, real-time tutoring provided in partnership with Tutor.com.

Complete the Request for Tutoring form on myDotte and select Online as your preferred tutoring location. Requests are processed within 5-7 business days.

Online Writing Consultations

Online Writing Consultations are an effective alternative to face-to-face tutoring for online students or students requiring flexibility.

A tutor will read and respond to your email within 24-48 business hours.

To use this service, send an email to writingcenter@kckcc.edu with the following:
  1. In the subject line of the email, include the instructor's name and course name/number..
  2. In the body of the email, include a description of the assignment and the due date and the type of feedback you would like to receive.
  3. Attach paper in a Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format to the email.
No tutoring when classes are not in session.

Peer Tutoring

Individual and Group Peer Tutoring is available by request, on an as-needed basis, for most courses offered at Kansas City Kansas Community College.