All appointments are made by phone Please do NOT e-mail for an appointment.
We cannot have children in The PLACe. It's district policy. Student can ask the tutor if the session could be outside The PLACe, on the patio or in the cafeteria.
No. However, the library or the Independent Learning Center is available for printing.
No. Please take all calls outside. Phone rings and talk will interfere with studying activity at the PLACe.
No. However, the library or the Independent Learning Center has photocopying services. The photocopy machine is for The PLACe personnel only.
Yes, just be careful!
Since we take appointments up to seven days in advance, the time you requested might already be taken.
Yes, that would facilitate the appointment process. You can book an appointment up to one week in advance.
Up to seven days, a week in advance
Most of our tutors are students; some of them refer their friends to The PLACe. Volunteer tutors and college graduates also do tutoring.
Yes. Just let the front desk personnel know.
We get paid by keeping track of our students, and the only way to track student attendance is to have them log in and out. Also, if you spend more than one hour in The PLACe and do not log out, the computer automatically gives you just one hour.
If you are working here because it's an assignment and your professor wants a report of your hours, you might be short of hours if you don't log out.
Ask the front desk personnel since they can tell you your total hours. We don't give students individual copies of their hours since faculty want a full class report sent to them during the semester.
No, the tutoring sessions are free for Miramar Community College students.
In order to make an appointment for a tutor, you must be taking the class at Miramar. However, if you can come by The PLACe and if a tutor does not have a tutoring appointment when you are there, you can have the open appointment.
Two hours for each subject each week and a maximum of 1 hour a day.
This is to ensure that all of our students have equal opportunities for tutoring.
English, Math, Chemistry, Biology, Spanish, History, Economics, Humanities, JAVA, Health, Physics, Political Science, Accounting, and ESOL provided if the tutor is available.
Yes you can, provided that he or she is available. If you book appointments a week in advance, your chances are better.
Yes, you can. We're open for tutoring from 9 A.M. to 12 Noon.
We are open as long as regular-term school is in session including intercession and summer.
Call us (619) 388-7852 as soon as you know you are not gong to be able to make your appointment to cancel your appointment. If you have more than two "no show" appointments without calling, you could lose the right to get tutoring at The PLACe.
You can do self-study, your homework, or use the computers, the tape players, the televisions and the biology & chemistry models.
It is an easy way to get started and complete written projects with writing help close by. The lab hours are TBA. You don't have to make an appointment and can stay the full time if you would like. Tutors will help you with something and then it's your turn to try it out. Also, you can print your papers out when you're using the Open Writing Lab.
Yes, we are. However, this varies from semester to semester. It would be good to check back every semester.
We have "Study Central." It's the week before finals and we have special finals review workshops and study groups and free handouts for different subjects, We also cookies and coffee for students every afternoon..
You are more than welcome to do that.
Yes, you can do that. The PLACe will help you.
No you don't; all you have to do is to walk in.
All lab computers are for classroom assignments and research only. If you are using your email for those purposes, you can.
Please alert the front desk personnel and staff immediately.
Alert the front desk personnel to it, and he or she will handle it.
Yes you can.
Yes. Students are welcome to talk with our wonderful English and math faculty advisors. They're here to hire, train, and advise the tutors.
You should tell the person at the front desk so they can help you.
Tutors wear name tags.
You can borrow what you need from the PLACe. You cannot take our textbooks, computer software or cassettes home since we have only a few copies.
Apply at the beginning of the each semester. All you need to do is fill out an application and take a test to see what level you can tutor. Or you may also apply online.