Learning Center

The Learning Center offers free academic support services for enrolled students including academic and study skills tutoring, writing workshops, learning aids and group study rooms.


Learning Center services promote student success by encouraging the development of important academic skills through tutoring and preparation.

Academic Tutoring

Tutoring is available in, but not limited to, the following subject areas:

One-on-one tutoring is available by appointment or on a walk-in basis for math, chemistry and writing, during designated hours. Group tutoring is also available.

Skype Tutoring

Skype with the Learning Center! Schedule an appointment by phone. Click here for directions on how to download Skype.

Online Writing Assistance

Need help writing a paper but don’t have time to meet with a writing tutor? The Learning Center offers FREE online writing tutoring for all GateWay classes!

  1. Attach your paper to an email (file must be in .doc or .rtf).
  2. Provide information about your assignment and any concerns.
  3. Use your Maricopa email to submit papers (can be accessed from my.maricopa.edu or google.maricopa.edu).
  4. Send it to LConlinetutor@gatewaycc.edu to receive helpful comments and suggestions.

A tutor will provide constructive feedback on:

  • Organization
  • Coherence
  • Clarity
  • Logic
  • Style

Papers are generally returned within one business day. During the Fall and Spring semesters, papers submitted Friday by 5 p.m. will be returned by 12 p.m. Monday. During Summer semester, papers submitted by Thursday 5 p.m. will be returned by 12 p.m. Monday (no weekend service).

This is not an editing service; your tutor will not correct your paper.

Study Skills Tutoring

Note and test-taking skills are essential to student success. The Learning Center provides tutoring to help students learn these and other skills, including problem-solving, time management and textbook reading.

Computer-Based Learning

The Learning Center provides supplemental course software on computers in each of the three campus computer labs. Educational software is available for, but not limited to, math, biology, nutrition, medical terminology, spanish, psychology, reading, writing skills, nursing, ESL, english, chemistry, spelling, radiology, biology, respiratory care, ultrasound and facilities management content areas.

Learning Aids

The Learning Center offers a variety of learning resources, such as books and videos, to supplement classroom learning. Hands-on resources such as anatomical models, microscopes and slides, dictionaries and study guides are also available for student use.

Computer Lab

The Learning Center offers a computer lab located at room IE2108

IE 2108 offers wireless internet connectivity and laptops for student checkout. All computers are equipped with educational software, internet access and Microsoft Office applications. Students and community users will be charged for printing from college computers. Students receive a $20 credit from July 1 - June 30, which allows for about 200 free pages. For more information, click here.


The Learning Center offers workshops each semester to help students in the areas of writing, technology and note and test-taking strategies.


Learning Center services help students:

Tutoring sessions are available by appointment or on a walk-in basis. Call (602) 286-8800 to schedule an appointment or stop by the Learning Center in IE2108 to check resource availability.

  • Math
  • Chemistry
  • Accounting
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Economics
  • Communication
  • Health
  • Writing
  • Nursing
  • Identify and review key course concepts
  • Develop new strategies for in-class success
  • Discover personal learning habits
  • Learn effective test-taking strategies
  • Access supplemental and online study resources


Phone: (602) 286-8800
Building: Integrated Education Building
Room: IE2108

Director, Learning Center

Phone: (602) 286-8470
Building: Integrated Education Building

Office Coordinator

Phone: (602) 286-8472
Building: Integrated Education Building

Learning Associate - Math and Science

Phone: (602) 286-8473
Building: Integrated Education Building

Learning Associate - Writing

Phone: (602) 286-8077
Building: Integrated Education Building


Phone: 602-286-8800
Building: Integrated Education Building

Learning Center

Winter Intersession

Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed: Dec. 24 - Jan. 3

Fall and Spring

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday - Sunday: Closed