Tutoring - Black Hawk College


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.

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.

Quad-Cities Campus Tutoring CENTER Hours

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

Available outside of walk-in hours upon request


Science Resources Lab

Location: Bldg. 2, Room 210

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, Bldg. 2, Room 210. 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.
  • Projects

East Campus Tutoring CENTER Hours

Spring 2020 Tutoring Schedule:

  • Biology: Wednesdays 9-10 a.m. in B-208 | Instructor: Isaac Stewart
  • Chemistry: Fridays 9-10 a.m. in B-208 | Instructor: Alan Abbott
  • Math: Mondays 12-2 p.m. and Thursdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in B-208 | Instructor: Rita Currier
  • Math: Wednesdays 12-1 p.m. and Thursdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in B-208 | Instructor: Carla Hillman
  • English, Reading & Writing: Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in A-132 | Instructor: Patty Wilkinson
  • Computer Science: Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in A-132 | Instructor: Patty Wilkinson

Peer Tutoring:
Peer tutors are available in Building B, Room 108 (Fishbowl)

  • Mondays and Wednesdays, 9-10:50 a.m. and 12-2 p.m.
  • Tuesdays 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Thursdays 1-4 p.m.
  • Fridays 9-10:50 a.m.

Individual peer tutoring available by request.

Reading & Writing Lab

Location: East Campus, Building A, Room 132.

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

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.