Learning Center

If you are having trouble reaching us by phone, please email us at lctutoring@gatewaycc.edu.

Welcome to the GateWay Learning Center! We offer academic tutoring and a variety of learning support to enrolled students. The Learning Center is located on the second floor of the IE building in IE2108.  

Remote tutoring is available for Fall classes!

Learning Center Fall 2021 Services
Beginning August 23, 2021

Virtual Services
Virtual Tutoring through Google Meet
ACC, ALT, BIO, CHM, CIS, COM, CRE, ENG, ESL, GBS, MAT, PHY, RDG, SOC, writing for any course, math for any course (including NUR math), learning strategies consultation; for healthcare programs, call/email for tutor availability
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Online Writing Center
Canvas self-enroll link: https://maricopa.instructure.com/enroll/CJK8PH
Allow 2 business days to receive feedback

Brainfuse Third-Party Online Tutoring
Access through “online tutoring” link in Canvas course
Evenings/weekends

Virtual Front Desk
Phone: 602-286-8800 
Email: lctutoring@gatewaycc.edu
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

In-Person Services
Connect with a virtual tutor (space, technology, and staff support)
Some in-person drop-in tutoring for writing and math is available. (Subject to tutor availability. Please check with the Front Desk.)  
Study space
Computer usage
Front Desk Support
Monday - Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.*
IE2108

Per MCCCD COVID-19 protocols, MASKS and 3-foot distancing are REQUIRED in the Learning Center.
*Hours subject to change based on COVID-19 conditions and student needs.

Work for the Learning Center! 

The Learning Center is accepting applications for part-time front desk staff and part-time tutors in the following areas: A&P, ACC, BIO, CHM, CIS, DMI, DMS, ENG, MAT, NUR, PHY, PSY, PTA, RES, Writing. Interested? Please fill out and submit this application today.

Our Mission​​


Student success is at the heart of our mission. We are here to:

  • Empower all students to take control of their own learning.
  • Provide a safe environment for asking questions, trying new approaches, and forming meaningful relationships with the college community.
  • Offer quality academic support tailored to the diverse learning needs of GateWay students.

Our Services


Academic Tutoring

  • One-on-one appointments
  • Group appointments
  • Drop-in writing, math, and science 

Call (602) 286-8800 or email the Learning Center at lctutoring@gatewaycc.edu to schedule an appointment.

We can help you in the following areas (subject to tutor availability).

  • Accounting
  • Allied Health
  • Biology (including Anatomy & Physiology)
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • English
  • ESL
  • Math
  • Nursing
  • Physics
  • Reading
  • Spanish
  • Writing
  • Identifying and reviewing key course concepts
  • Developing new strategies for in-class success
  • Discovering personal learning habits
  • Learning effective test-taking strategies
  • Accessing supplemental and online study resources

Don’t see your class listed? Give us a call!

Brainfuse Online Tutoring

Online tutoring is available for GateWay courses! Tutoring is available for math, biology, physics, anatomy, nursing, reading, accounting, writing and more.

Click here for more information on how to sign-up for and use Brainfuse.

Online Writing Center

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.

For details on how to submit your writing assignment, click the following link: https://maricopa.instructure.com/enroll/CJK8PH.

While we won’t correct your paper for you, we will provide helpful, instruction-aligned feedback on:
  • Assignment Expectations
  • Format Requirements
  • Structure
  • Strengths
  • Areas for Improvement

Study Strategies Consultation

In addition to subject-based tutoring, you can schedule a consultation for strengthening your academic skills in:

  • Textbook reading
  • Test-taking
  • Note-taking
  • Time management
  • Memory improvement

Learning Resources 

We offer a variety of learning resources for you to use in the Learning Center, including:

  • Textbooks
  • Laptops
  • Anatomical models
  • Microscopes and slides
  • Study guides and handouts

Computer Lab (Open Monday - Friday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.)

You can use a laptop or our computer lab. All computers are equipped with educational software, internet access, Microsoft Office applications, and access to our printer.

Workshops

We offer workshops each semester to help you in the areas of writing and study skills.

For information on current workshops, please call the Learning Center at (602)286-8800.