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Academic Success and Tutoring Center (ASTC)

For the remainder of 2021, the ASTC on the main campus in Fairfield will be open for in-person hours on a limited basis, while the ASTCs at the Vacaville and Vallejo Centers will remain closed.

As circumstances change, we will provide updates via Canvas and this ASTC webpage. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to call us at 707-864-7230 or email us at ASTC@Solano.edu.  We will respond as soon as possible.

In-Person Tutoring with SCC Tutors:
For in-person tutoring, please use this link: ASTC In-Person Tutoring Appointment System or call the ASTC at 707.864.7230. You must provide your SCC student Identification number to book an appointment.  Our hours for in-person tutoring are Monday, 1:00-5:00pm and Thursdays 10:00-2:00pm.    

Important Information for In-person tutoring appointments:  

  • You must complete a COVID health form Link:  ASTC Requests – Solano Community College on the same day that you plan to come to the campus, before arriving at the campus.  
  • Please watch this video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mICWzQRx2s prior to your first visit.  
  • Face masks are required, and must cover nose, mouth, and chin. Students must adhere to social distancing in all of building 100 
  • The ASTC is in building 100 in room 130. This room is directly across the hall from the old library. 
  • You must check in with the staff when you first enter the room. 

If you have any questions, please phone us at 707.864.7230 or email: ASTC@solano.edu.  


Online Tutoring with SCC Tutors:
Academic Success and Tutoring Center services are available to students by self-registering at the following Canvas link: https://solano.instructure.com/enroll/EKEA7Y

In order to be able to connect with the tutors in Canvas, students need to enroll to the ASTC Canvas shell. This is a free service for all SCC students, and it can be added at any time during the semester. It will never appear on transcripts and will not affect financial aid. To enroll, simply click on the following link: https://solano.instructure.com/enroll/EKEA7Y. This will open up Canvas, and you will need to click on the "Enroll in this Course" button.

Enroll in Academic Success and Tutoring Center help graphic, blue arrow pointing to right hand of screen where link says Enroll in Course.

Solano Community College Instructional Assistants (IAs) are working on Zoom via Canvas. Our IAs are online, ready, and willing to help students. Click on the following PDF for more information about connecting with ASTC Tutors over Zoom:

How to Access the ASTC Online 

For the ASTC Fall 2021 tutor schedule, click here.


Study Area:

Study areas and access to computers with special subject-specific software are available in room 130 (inside building 100, across from the “old” library) by appointment ONLY:

  • To make an appointment, students should call the ASTC at 707-864-7230 or email ASTC@Solano.edu.  We will have a separate online booking system for study areas soon.
  • You must provide your SCC student Identification number to book an appointment.  Our hours for in-person tutoring are Monday, 1:00-5:00pm and Thursdays 10:00-2:00pm.    

    Important Information for study area appointments:  

    • You must complete a COVID health form Link:  ASTC Requests – Solano Community College on the same day that you plan to come to the campus, before arriving at the campus.  
    • Please watch this video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mICWzQRx2s prior to your first visit.  
    • Face masks are required, and must cover nose, mouth, and chin. Students must adhere to social distancing in all of building 100 
    • The ASTC is in building 100 in room 130. This room is directly across the hall from the old library. 
    • You must check in with the staff when you first enter the room. 

      


NetTutor
Additionally, all Solano Community College students are able to access free online tutoring through NetTutor.
Simply log in to Canvas, pick a course, and on the side there is a link for NetTutor. Online math tutoring is available 24 hours a day, every day of the week. Writing assignments can be submitted 24 hours a day, every day of the week and all writing submissions to NetTutor will maintain a 48-72 hour turnaround time. All other subjects will follow the NetTutor subject hours for the semester.

Click on the following PDFs for more information about NetTutor:
NetTutor Student User Guide
NetTutor Tutoring Schedule (subject to change)
NetTutor Online Tutoring Accessibility Overview
How to Activate Audio_Video Functionality (Student)

As circumstances change we will provide updates via Canvas and the ASTC webpage. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to call us at 707-864-7230 or email us at ASTC@Solano.edu.  We will respond as soon as possible.

If you are having issues logging in to Canvas, please contact the Distance Education office at (707) 864-7127 or de@solano.edu


Are you ready to get a step ahead in your classes? Are you struggling with a subject? A math problem? An essay? Studying for a quiz or exam? You’ve come to the right place. We can help!

Our FREE

  • Drop-in tutoringStudents learning anatomy by using life size models for a more indepth look.
  • A supportive and comfortable place to study/do homework
  • Computers and printers
  • Appointments with tutors*
  • Work with instructional assistants*
  • Meet with instructors*
  • Group tutoring*
  • Student success workshops
  • Canvas and MySolano support
  • White board use
  • Information on other campus resources

        *Subjects and availability can vary


Email us at ASTC@solano.edu or call us at 707-864-7230 for any questions.

Fairfield – Inside the Library
707-864-7000 ext 7230

Vacaville Center – Room 138

Vallejo Center – Room 124


A recent study done by Solano's Research & Planning Department shows that, on average, those who use the ASTC academically outperform those who don't use our services.**

**Research & Planning Department’s survey was July 2018: Retention – ASTC users 92.4% vs. non-ASTC users 88.4%; Success rates – ASTC users 77% vs. non-ASTC users 70%; Average term GPA – ASTC users 2.40 vs. non-ASTC users 2.09; Students who ultimately drop or fail class – only 6.3% visited the ASTC.