WELCOME! The Student Center for Academic Achievement (SCAA) provides FREE tutoring for math, writing, and statistics and other student learning services and programs. The SCAA's mission is to help students improve their skills and to become self aware, confident, and independent learners, as well as active members of the University community. Read the SCAA Mission and Values Statements.
To schedule a standing appointment during the first two weeks of Fall 2014 quarter, you must come in person to the SCAA or contact us by telephone (510) 885-3674.( Note that the SCAA is open to students Monday - Friday, 10am - 3pm for students to make appointments during the first & second weeks.) After the 3rd week of the Fall 2014 quarter, in addition to coming to the SCAA in person or using the telephone, you may also use the TutorTrac online appointment program by following the link below to make a one time appointment.
The SCAA tutor training program is certified by the College Reading and Learning Association
SCAA HOURS AND LOCATION
VISIT THE SCAA - UM University Library
- on the 2nd floor of the University Library near the Diversity Mural (map)
• REMINDER: STUDENTS MAY SIGN UP FOR QUARTER LONG STANDING APPOINTMENTS DURING THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF EACH QUARTER. During that time, you may reserve an hour long session with the same tutor every week. Note that the time slots available fill up quickly, so the sooner you sign up, the better your chances are of getting a tutor at a time that is convenient for you. Sign ups for standing appointments begin Wednesday, September 24th.
Request for Standing Appointments Begins: Wednesday, September 24th and ends Friday, October 10th. To schedule a weekly one hour appointment with the same tutor every week, drop by the SCAA Monday - Friday, 10am - 3 pm or call (510) 885-3674. (Appointments may be made for Math & Writing Only.)
REGULAR FALL 2014 MATH & WRITING APPOINTMENT HOURS: MONDAY & THURSDAY: 10AM - 6PM; TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY: 10AM - 8PM
Drop-In Sunday ~ (Math & Writing Only): 2 - 5 pm.
MATH & WRITING: DROP-INS: (NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY): MONDAY - THURSDAY, 10AM - 5PM. Note: Drop-In sessions last 30 minutes. If you want to be seen at the end of the day, you should sign in by 4 or 4:30pm as we do not tutor drop-ins after 5pm.
Statistics: Drop-In Only (No appointments): Monday - Thursday, 2 - 5 pm.
♦ ONLINE TUTORING SERVICES
eTutoring - get help from online tutors with math, writing, statistics, and many other courses. Opens for Fall quarter on Wednesday, September 24th.
SCAA OWL - get help from SCAA OWL tutors with writing essays (papers cannot exceed 6 double spaced pages). Opens for the Fall quarter on Monday, September 29th.
THE SCAA IS CLOSED FOR TUTORING EVERY FRIDAY BUT THE OFFICES ARE OPEN UNTIL 3PM.
SCAA Contact Information:
Tel: (510) 885-3674
For help with online services (OWL & eTutoring) call June Barber: 510 / 885-4511