Learning Center

Remote tutoring is available for summer classes! Call the Learning Center at (602)286-8800 to schedule tutoring. Your safety and health are important to us. Due to concerns around the spread of COVID-19, tutoring services are available in a virtual environment in the Learning Center. 

Virtual summer hours (May 26 - August 7) are Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. After-hours and weekend tutoring is available through Brainfuse. Click the "Online Tutoring" button in CANVAS to access.

Learning Center staff are actively monitoring phones, voicemail, and email during these hours. No face to face services are currently being offered. Use the Access Learning Center Resources Remotely as guidance.

Laptop & Hotspot Survey for Fall 2020

A limited number of laptops and hotspots are available to those students in need. If you need to borrow a laptop and/or hotspot, please complete the following survey by Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. You will need to sign in using your MEID account.
Credit Student Interest - Laptop/Hotspot Request Survey
Clock Hour Student Interest - Laptop/Hotspot Request Survey

Welcome to the GateWay Learning Center! We offer FREE in-person and online 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.  

Work for the Learning Center! 

The Learning Center is accepting applications for 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 stop by the Learning Center in IE2108 to schedule an appointment.  Same-day appointments are subject to tutor availability.

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..

Skype Tutoring

Can’t make it to campus? Schedule an appointment by phone to Skype with a Learning Center tutor!  Click here for directions on how to download Skype.

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

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.