Bakersfield College

Tutoring

Tutoring Centers are located at the Panorama, Delano, and BC Southwest Campuses, as well as online.

 

Panorama/Main Campus

The BC Tutoring Center is certified by CRLA (College Reading and Learning Association). Its knowledgeable and trained peer tutors offer free tutoring to all currently enrolled BC students in a wide range of classes.

Appointments can be made by coming to the Tutoring Center in CSS 203. Walk-in assistance is available for Math and English.

We look forward to seeing you!


Services

Peer Tutors are available by appointment to assist you in most courses. Evening tutoring appointments are available on Mondays and Wednesdays.

For information, contact Sonia Avila or Bradley Cramer.

Contact

Tutoring Center Staff
Name Position Email Phone Location
Sonia Avila Tutorial Coordinator soavila@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4714
Southwest Campus 208
Bradley Cramer Tutoring Services Team Lead bradley.cramer@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4430
CSS 203
Faculty
Name Position Email Phone Location
Susan Pinza Professor, Academic Development; Faculty Coordinator, Tutoring Center spinza@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4464
(661) 395-4749
CSS 123

Location and Hours

The Tutoring Center is located in CSS 203.

Fall Hours:

Day Time
Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Delano Campus

The Tutoring Center is a proven student success service that provides FREE tutoring to all currently enrolled Bakersfield College Students. Our one-on-one peer tutors are trained and certified students who can assist you with many Bakersfield College courses. Assistance with course content, required papers (at any stage) and/or academic skills are available through drop-in and scheduled appointments for most BC courses.

Appointments can be made in person or by calling our office at (661) 720-2076. We look forward to seeing you!

Location and Hours

The tutoring center is located in the Learning Center - Room 1101.

Hours:

Day Time
Monday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday: Closed

Contact

Faculty
Name Position Email Phone Location
Mary Michelle Hart Associate Professor, Academic Development (Delano Campus) michelle.hart@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 720-2060
DST 1008
Support Staff
Name Position Email Phone Location
Monica Huyck Team Leader, Delano Campus Tutoring Services monica.huyck@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 720-2076
DST 1101

Southwest Campus

The BC Southwest Tutoring Center, located in room 208 of the BC Southwest campus, is certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). It's knowledgeable and trained peer tutors offer free tutoring to all currently-enrolled BC students in a wide range of classes. Appointments can be made by coming to the Tutoring Center, and walk-in assistance is available for math and English. The center offers 50-minute tutoring sessions for appointments and 15-minute sessions for walk-ins.

Location and Hours

The Southwest Tutoring Center is location in room 208 of the BC Southwest campus.

Day Time
Monday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday: Closed

Southwest Tutoring Staff

Tutoring Center Staff
Name Position Email Phone Location
Sonia Avila Tutorial Coordinator soavila@bakersfieldcollege.edu (661) 395-4714
Southwest Campus 208
Laraine Rosema BC Southwest Faculty Supervisor laraine.rosema@bakersfieldcollege.edu
Southwest Campus 208

Online Tutoring

Bakersfield College has partnered with NetTutor to provide FREE online tutoring support to students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in the following subjects:

  • EMLS
  • English and Writing
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics

Tutoring for other subjects is available during scheduled times. All of the NetTutor tutors have a four‐year degree from an accredited university and a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in any subjects for which they will be providing tutoring.

The NetTutor link can be found on the left sidebar of your Canvas class.

Questions? Email Maria Wright, Ed.D. or call (661) 395-4607.

Helpful Links

Tutor Training & Practicum

If you are a current BC student, you may be eligible to tutor if you have earned at least a "B" in a specific course and have been recommended by a professor. For more information about our tutor training program, please contact a member of the Panorama or Delano Campus Tutoring Center staff.

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