PLAC


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

Tutoring

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.

Remember:

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.

Writing

Reading & Study Skills

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Learning Resources

Computers

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.

Media

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.