Online Tutoring

PVCC Online Tutoring

The First Quadrant Math Center and The Writing Center provide online tutoring via Zoom to meet students' academic support needs, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Writing Center also offers Sunday Zoom sessions from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. by appointment only. 

Schedule an appointment through MY PVCC using Navigate Student or, during our open hours, drop in to our Virtual Math and Writing Center to talk with a receptionist. In fall 2020, the Math and Writing Centers will also share a reception desk on campus in room M617. Reception staff will be on campus during all open hours to assist students with Zoom appointments or answer questions. For further assistance, call 434.961.5499 during our open hours or email tutoring@pvcc.edu.

To make a tutoring appointment in Navigate:

  1. Log in to MyPVCC
  2. Click the “Navigate Student” icon
  3. Click “Appointments” on the left side of the screen
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen

First Quadrant Math Center 

The First Quadrant Math Center tutors PVCC math and math-based courses. We provide tutoring in select Math, Sciences, and Economics courses. Contact us for specific subject availability. Reception staff is also available on campus in the Writing Center [M617] to assist students in attending or setting up a Zoom session.

Writing Center

The Writing Center offers writing assistance in any discipline. It also helps students in Spanish, German, and many humanities and social science courses.To meet with a tutor, schedule an appointment via Navigate in the MyPVCC portal or drop-in to the Virtual Writing Center to schedule an appointment or to see if a tutor is available. Reception staff is also available on campus in the Writing Center [M617] to assist students in attending or setting up a Zoom session.

Brainfuse

Students are encouraged to seek online tutoring from The First Quadrant Math Center and The Writing Center during open hours. The First Quadrant Math Center assist students in business, mathematics, sciences, and technologies. The Writing Center offers support for writing instruction in any discipline. It also assists students in Spanish and many humanities and social science courses.

Brainfuse, the college's online tutoring partner, provides after-hours support in a variety of subjects. Click Brainfuse to access after-hours support. Students may receive five hours (300 minutes) of online tutoring each semester: fall, spring, and summer. 

Core Tutoring Subjects

  • Accounting
  • Anatomy
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Computer applications
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Science
  • Economics
  • English
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • French
  • Humanities
  • Information Technology
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Reading
  • Social Sciences
  • Spanish
  • Writing

Health Professions

  • Allied Health
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Health Information Management
    • Medical Assisting
    • Medical Technology
    • Medical Terminology
    • Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Pharmacology Pathology
  • Nursing
    • Adult-Gerontological Nursing
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Emergency Nursing Care
    • Medical-Surgical
    • Nursing Administration
    • Nursing Care Plans
    • Nursing Pathophysiology
    • Oncology, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
    • Pediatric Nursing
    • Women’s Health Nursing