Academic Assistance Center Tutoring Program

The AAC’s tutoring program has the following things to offer our students.

  • Approximately 30 Academic Providers are available to assist our students.
  • Peer Tutoring, which is available on a first-come, first-served basis for a maximum of one hour per session. Scheduled appointments are recommended. Math and English tutors are scheduled daily, other classes are subject to availability. Tutoring appointments are limited to SSC students for currently registered credit classes only.
  • Peer proofreading at scheduled times for class papers.
  • Small group tutoring for specific courses.
  • Speed reading software for Reading class students.
  • Specialized computer software for Math, Reading, and Academic Survival Skills Sessions.
  • Special equipment for special populations.

Please take time to review our Student Guidelines and Code of Conduct.

A photo of AAC Workers

You will be greeted by a knowledgeable and cheerful staff.

Students using ZOOM READER

We have equipment that makes text books easier to read.

Tudors helping students in the AAC

Tutoring can be one at a time or in a group.

AAC Student Guidelines

Tutoring Guidelines

  1. There is a limit of one tutor appointment per subject per day. If more tutoring is needed, Tutee may wait for the next available tutor.
  2. Appointments are reserved for SSC students only.
  3. Students must present their student ID card when arriving for a tutoring appointment. Appointments and rescheduling are available in person and over the phone at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2397.
  4. Tutoring appointments are dependent on tutor’s availability.
  5. A tutoring appointment is available for 1 hour per student per subject.
  6. Tutors are not responsible for doing the student’s homework. The student must bring textbooks and study his/her own homework.
  7. Students who arrive more than five (5) minutes late will lose their appointment and can get tutoring help on a walk-in basis ONLY (first come, first served) for the rest of the day
  8. The AAC front desk attendant has the authority to assign a different tutor. The assigned tutor may be subject to change.

Code of Conduct

  1. No food or drink is allowed in the Academic Assistance Center. Tutees are not allowed to bring children to the AAC.
  2. The back door is for emergency, delivery, or disabled person use only.
  3. Socialization is not permitted in the AAC. Cell phones should be turned off or set on vibrating alarm. Electronic entertainment devices should be turned off and put away prior to entering the AAC lab. No entertainment program is allowed from any computer in the AAC.
  4. All students should familiarize themselves with South Suburban College’s Student Codes of Conduct found in the South Suburban College Catalog including, but not limited to, the following:
    • Using pagers, cell phones, and other electronic communication and entertainment devices (CD players, tape players, etc.) in classes, labs, and the library is prohibited. Pagers and cell phones should be turned off or set on vibrating alarm. Electronic entertainment devices should be turned off and put away prior to entering classes, labs, or the library.
    • Refusal to comply with reasonable directions of College officials acting in the performance of their duties.
    • Disorderly conduct or any conduct considered lewd, indecent, or obscene, including profane or abusive language toward members of College community.
    • Violation of this code of conduct is considered grounds for sanction against the party or parties involved and, if the situation should warrant, binding over to civil authorities for appropriate action.