Tutoring

All Black Hawk College students have access to free tutoring. Start early in the semester and come often… we’re here for your academic success!

Available Subjects: Accounting | Anatomy & Physiology | Astronomy | Biology |
Calculus | Chemistry | Computer Science | ESL | Geography | Math | Music | Philosophy | Physics | Psychology | Spanish | Statistics | Writing

Subjects and hours vary by location.


Quad-Cities Campus Tutoring CENTER Hours

Walk-in:
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Summer, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Appointments:
Available outside of walk-in hours upon request

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Science Resources Lab

Many natural sciences and engineering faculty members donate an office hour to be available in the lab which is located at the Quad-Cities Campus. Tutors are advanced students and current or retired faculty members.

Science tutoring is offered on a walk-in, first-come, first-served basis. Faculty and tutors can help with the following areas:

  • Study (not just science)
  • Computer and printer use
  • Materials use such as human models and bones, microscope slides, rocks and minerals, etc.
  • Special projects
  • Class projects

East Campus Tutoring CENTER Hours

Tutor hours for Fall 2019 semester:

  • Biology | Instructor Isaac Stewart: Wednesday 9-10 a.m.
  • Chemistry | Instructor Alan Abbott: Friday 9-10 a.m.
  • Math | Instructor Carla Hillman: Wednesday 12-1 p.m. and Thursday 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Instructor Rita Currier: Monday 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and Thursday 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Peer Tutoring | Monday/Wednesday 12:30-1:50 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday 9 a.m.-1:20 p.m. and Friday (math only) 10-10:50 a.m.
    Additional peer tutoring is available by request. Tutor request forms are available in the Advising Office.

Reading & Writing Lab

Located in Building A, Room 132, this lab is Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday 9:15-10:45 a.m. and 12:15-1:45 p.m. The Reading & Writing Lab offers a professional tutor who is trained to:

  • Answer questions about reading and writing, improve specific writing skills, and help discover teaching materials for students to learn about reading and writing
  • Assist with grammar, research, documentation, and the writing process
  • Clarify reading and writing tasks, develop and organize papers, explore revision options, detect grammar and punctuation errors and properly document sources

FREE online tutoring available to all BHC students!

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Free online tutoring  is available 24/7 through tutor.com for all BHC students. Every session is one-to-one and personalized to your subject and your question. Access through your Canvas account.


Become a tutor

Are you interested in becoming a tutor? We are always looking for great tutors who share any interest in learning and helping others. Email tutoring@bhc.edu today or call 309-796-5138 with your area of interest that you feel comfortable tutoring in, current contact information, and availability for the semester.