Tutoring and Learning Support

Need help understanding or completing an assignment? The Learning Center has multiple options to get support with your course assignments and study strategies including online and in-person tutoring. The Learning Center is located in the Student Success Center room 2200 on Central Campus, resources are accessible at other campuses.  For more information contact tutoring@blackhawk.edu or check out Learning Center on the college website.

Walk in-person and Online Support from the Learning, Math, and Writing Centers  

  • Get help from instructors or special subject expert in-person or online
  • Have your paper reviewed via an online drop box
  • Want one-on-one help from our student tutors? Request via Starfish​

Live Online 24/7 Tutoring​   

If you need support outside of Learning Center hours, 24/7 tutoring is available through Brainfuse. Find it in all of your Blackboard course in the Tools menu. 

Academic Coaching​ 

Academic coaching is a one-on-one holistic partnership with a student that focuses on study skill development, campus engagement, short and long-term goals, and general academic performance. If you would like to strengthen your study skills and habits, you may request academic coaching via Starfish​ or contact the Learning Center.

Peer Tutoring

If you are struggling with a specific topic, need guidance on completing assignments, need help preparing for exams, or are looking for other students to work with (i.e. small peer study group), peer tutoring may be right for you. To request a peer tutor, contact Tutoring Services at (608) 757-7666 or testingcenter@blackhawk.edu. Students can also request a peer tutor through Starfish by selecting the "Peer Tutor Request" flag in their Starfish Account.

Interested in becoming a peer tutor? Requirements include: successful completion of 12 transferable credits (with a minimum overall GPA of 3.00 and 3.00 GPA in the course you want to tutor), recommendation from an instructor of the course you want to tutor and résumé. For more information, contact the Testing Center at (608) 757-7666 or testingcenter@blackhawk.edu