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The PLACe @ Miramar

Welcome to The PLACe at San Diego Miramar College!

(The Personal Learning Assistance Center)

The PLACe is dedicated to helping students succeed in their classes by providing quality academic support services.

The PLACe is in L-101, at the southwest corner of the new Library/LRC building.

Here are some of the services we can provide to students:

Frequently Asked Questions About The PLACe

How do I make an appointment?

All appointments are made by phone Please do NOT e-mail for an appointment.

Can I bring my kids if I have a session/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.

Can I print in the computer lab?

No. However, the library or the Independent Learning Center is available for printing.


Scheduling Appointments

Schedule tutoring appointments in-person by coming to The PLACe, or by calling our main telephone number (619) 388-7852 or (858) 536-7852.

Have your student identification number handy; the receptionist will ask you for it.  We would be happy to provide you with a reminder slip with your appointment information.


Math Help

Math Anxiety Stops Here!

The PLACe is committed to providing tutorial services for the academic achievement of Miramar College students in the areas of mathematics and science. To enhance students' performance, we offer one-on-one or group tutoring in pre-algebra, beginning and intermediate algebra, college algebra, statistics, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus, differential equations, biology and chemistry.


Reading & Study Skills

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Writing, grammar, ESL, vocabulary reading and study skills
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This link will let you get the definition from any word in a website.
Vocabulary University
Lots of different activities to help improve vocabulary.

Learning Resources


The PLACe has computer software programs to help with reading, writing, math skills as well as CD-ROMs in other subjects such as biology, Spanish, history and statistics.

No appointment is necessary to use our computers.


There is no appointment necessary to use our media collection. We cannot check out media, so plan on using the media in The PLACe.

We add new titles and new editions of textbooks all year, so check back occasionally.

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10440 Black Mountain Road

San Diego, CA 92126-2999


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