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.  

Calculator Rental for Students
Graphing calculators can be checked out at the Library. For more information, please contact the Library at (602 )286-8458 or library@gatewaycc.edu

Remote and in-person tutoring is available for Summer classes!

Learning Center Summer 2022 Services
Beginning May 31, 2022

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 10 a.m. to 6 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
Please note: Students can have up to 10 total hours of Brainfuse for the semester, and that it is to be used only for GateWay courses. Using it for non GateWay courses will result in suspension or termination of services.

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

In-Person Services
Learning Center Physically Open

Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.*
• Connect with a virtual tutor (space, technology, and staff support)
• Study space
• Computer usage/printing
• Front desk support

In-Person Drop In
Math (Please call or email for science days/times.)

Monday - Wednesday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.*
Writing
Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.*
*Additional in-person tutoring hours may be available, based on subject area and tutor availability. Please contact the Front Desk to inquire about additional hours. Hours subject to change based on COVID-19 conditions and staff availability. Please call (602) 286-8800 or email lctutoring@gatewaycc.edu.

*Hours subject to change based on COVID-19 conditions and staff availability. Please call 602-286-8800 or email lctutoring@gatewaycc.edu.

Per MCCCD COVID-19 protocols, masks are encouraged and 3-feet distancing is required. Please note that masks may be required for in-person tutoring sessions at the Learning Center.

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.

Please note: Students can have up to 10 total hours of Brainfuse for the semester, and that it is to be used only for GateWay courses. Using it for non GateWay courses will result in suspension or termination of services.

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 - Thursday 10 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.