Online Tutoring

PVCC Online Tutoring

The Tutoring Center and The Writing Center provide online tutoring via Zoom to meet students' academic support needs.

Schedule an appointment through MY PVCC using Navigate Student or contact Tutoring Center and The Writing Center for assistance.

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

Tutoring Center

The Tutoring Center, M253 Main Building, assists students in most courses. Meet with PVCC tutors on campus or online. Experienced tutors help students become more confident, more successful learners. Walk-ins are encouraged! Drop in today, or make an appointment.

Writing Center

The Writing Center offers writing assistance in any course as well as assistance with speech courses and presentations. Drop-ins are welcome. Visit the Writing Center, M617 Main Building, or click Virtual Writing Center. Use Navigate to make an appointment; or call 434.961.5499 or email for assistance.


Students are encouraged to seek online tutoring from The Tutoring Center and The Writing Center during open hours.

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

To access Brainfuse:

  1. Log in to MyPVCC
  2. Click the Brainfuse icon
  3. Follow the instructions on the screen

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