Academic Assistance Center Services

Helping students is what the AAC is all about. We have a variety of resources to help you maximize your studies. Things such as:

  • Group Tutoring Structured Learning Assistance (SLA)- Structured Learning Assistance sessions normally occur in classrooms near the course classroom instead of a learning center. SLA sessions are open to all students in the course.
  • Download this brochure for more information.
  • Academic Survival Skill Sessions – guidance for academic success at South Suburban College.
  • Tutoring – regularly scheduled tutors are available covering a majority of the SSC subjects.
  • Computer Lab – interactive tutorials in a number of areas.
  • Reading Lab – testing, independent skills lessons, speed reading.
  • Community Service – Assistance with word processing for typing papers in Microsoft Word.
  • Equipment for Special Populations – an OPTELE 20/20 enlarger and ZoomText are available for the visually impaired. The KURZWEIL 3000 can read any document or book. JAWS is a voice activated computer program for the blind and students with a visual impairment. READ: OUT LOUD reads eBooks out loud. It also has a built-in web browser that reads the Internet. Adjustable workstations to accommodate wheelchairs are also available. SPEECH-TO-TEXT program is for vision impaired and special needs students.
  • International Students Services – International student initiatives, homestay/housing and Chinese translation.

Our staff is always available. For more information, please contact the AAC manager, Hui-Ling Hite at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2649 or Student Specialist, Curtiss Crossley at ext. 2397.

The AAC houses a computer lab with 21 computers and all are networked to the college server.

These computers provide a link to a variety of software tutorials in Math, Reading, and Keyboarding.

Microsoft Office 2013 (Professional Version)