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Our tutors are dedicated to helping students to help themselves in achieving academics success. At Skagit Valley College, we offer an array of services including one-on-one tutoring, and—available through our campus-wide options—Drop-In, Writing, English as a Second Language, and Online tutoring.

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One-on-One Tutoring

One-on-one tutoring offers students the opportunity to meet regularly with a tutor over the course of a quarter. Available through the TRiO program, one-on-one tutoring is open to all eligible students. For more information about eligibility, and other services provided by TRiO, visit their homepage.

Campus-Wide Tutoring

Campus-wide tutoring offers students with a variety of tutoring options, both on and off campus. Tutoring is available, free of charge, to all students currently enrolled in classes at SVC. To learn more about what tutoring options are available, view the below information:

  • Drop-in Tutoring

    Tutors are available to assist students who need extra help with math.  Drop-in math tutors can help with most levels - from basic math through calculus.  You can drop by any time during scheduled hours.  The drop-in tutors wear nametags and circulate around the room to help students as needed.  Let the tutor know you would like some assistance.  Drop-in tutoring may also be available in other subjects.  Drop-in math tutoring schedules and information on current subjects being tutored are available in L-221, or Click Here.

  • Writing Tutoring

    Writing tutoring is available to all SVC students in the Writing Center, located in L-321 on the Mount Vernon Campus. For complete information, see “Writing Center” in the options at left.

  • ESL Tutoring

    English as a Second Language (ESL) tutors can help ESL students with their writing and other assignments.  Students sign up in advance for a 30-minute tutoring session.  ESL tutors can be identified by the "ESL Tutor" sign on their table.  Sign-up sheets and schedules are available in L-20.  

  • eTutoring

    All SVC students have access to free online tutoring through the Northwest eTutoring Consortium! Tutors can help with a variety of subjects including accounting, sciences, math, writing, and more. eTutoring services include:

    • eWriting Lab allows you to submit a draft of your paper to an eTutor, ask for specific feedback, and receive your work back with an eTutor's response within 24-48 hours.
    • eChat allows you to meet live with an eTutor in one-on-one tutoring sessions via a fully interactive, virtual online environment.
    • eQuestions allows you to leave a specific question in any subject for an eTutor. You will receive a response within 48 hours (usually sooner). How do you get started? Log on to eTutoring at:

Contact Us

For more information about SVC Tutoring Services, contact:

Jane Jansen
Lewis Hall, Room L-203A
(360) 416-7852

Tutoring Services

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