Academic Success Center

The ASC is dedicated to helping students succeed in their classes through quality academic support services.

The ASC 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:

  • One-on-one tutoring in a variety of subjects*
  • Online tutoring**
  • On-going study groups and workshops
  • Study rooms for small groups
  • Independent study spaces
  • Computers with internet access and Wi-Fi
  • *Please call during our hours of operation to schedule an appointment for tutoring.  We cannot schedule appointments through e-mail.
  • **On line tutoring is only available in select courses.

No-Cost Assistance with Your Course Work

Our services are available free of charge to students who are currently enrolled in classes offered at San Diego Miramar College.

You will need to show proof of student status in order to use our services, resources, and facility.

Writing Assistance

About Writing Assistance

All students are welcome, not just those taking English classes. If you have a report or research paper for any course, you may make an appointment with a tutor for a 50 minute session or you can get help in the writing lab.

The Writing Lab is an open lab where any student can get help with writing.

The lab hours are:

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.

On-Campus 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.


Support Center FAQ

How do I make an appointment?

You may make appointments by phone or in person at our reception desk. At this time we are unable to make appointments electronically.

Can I bring my children if I have a session/appointment?

Unfortunately, only current San Diego Miramar College students and staff members can come into The PLACe.