Skip to Main Content

LibraryTutoringTech HelpUCC OnlineFAQs
 

'TutorMe' - Tutoring Resource in Canvas

TutorMe has changed names to 'Pear Deck Tutor' but is the same great service as before.

We have a  24/7 online tutoring resource that you can access through any Canvas account. Just sign into Canvas and click on the TutorMe link in the left hand navigation menu or in the navigation menu of any of your courses.

If you want In-Person tutoring, you can still find our amazing tutors at the Tutoring Center in the Library.

Community Tutoring for Junior High and High School Students

Services Include:

  • 5 one-hour tutoring sessions with UCC's experienced and background checked tutors.
  • Fee of just $100 for the 5 sessions.
  • Tutoring subjects offered:
    • Math, Writing, English, Literature, Art, History, Psychology.
  • Location: Sue Shaffer Learning Commons and Library on the UCC campus.
  • Scheduling varies with both tutor schedules and student schedules.

Contact Karri Miller    tutoring@umpqua.edu                   541-440-7831

The Tutoring Center maintains the right to ask persons who do not follow the UCC Student Code of Conduct and these rules of conduct to leave the Sue Shaffer Teaching & Learning Center/Library.

  • No cell phone use in the Tutoring Center.
  • No unattended children under the age of 12.
  • No one under the age of 16 allowed in the computer lab (unless an enrolled UCC student.)
  • No entering or exiting through doors labeled "personnel only" or "emergency exit", except in a case of emergency.
  • Snacks that aren't messy or smelly and drinks are allowed in the Tutoring Center, you must clean up after yourself.

Tutoring Can Help You:

  • Become a more confident, successful, independent learner
  • Develop your understanding and skills in a number of courses
  • Improve your time management, note-taking, and test-taking skills

What Tutors CAN Do:

  • Review and explain assignments.
  • Facilitate understanding and utilization of textbooks.
  • Clarify information presented by the instructor.
  • Assist with review and edit of written papers.
  • Give tips on studying and note-taking.

What Tutors CANNOT Do:

  • Teach material that is (or isn't) presented in class. Peer tutors are not instructors, if you are in need of an instructor, you need to make a special appointment with one of our Faculty Tutors or make an appointment with your instructor.
  • Write speeches or term papers for students. 
  • Do another student's homework.
  • Contact instructors to find out what is being taught in every class. If they are not busy, they may go with a student to their instructor if they do not know the material.
  • Give advice on anything other than what subjects they tutor. There are other resources on campus that we can direct you to if you need help with anything else.

College and GED Skills Review

  • Placement Test Skills Review: College placement test skills review and practice tests
  • LearningExpress Library: Skills review, test preparation, and software tutorials
  • Khan Academy: Skills review and college prep 
  • Numerade: Online courses with video segments for math and science
  • TutorMe: Online 24/7 free tutoring for most subjects. Just sign in to your Canvas account and click the TutorMe link in the left navigation bar.

We would love for you to work with us! Tutoring jobs are paid positions available to students who show strength in the courses they would like to tutor. 

Tutors can be either Umpqua Community College students taking at least six credits each term or non students who can demonstrate their expertise in the subject matter they desire to tutor.. 

Preferred candidates demonstrate these additional qualities:  

  • Interest in helping other students
  • Willingness for personal growth 

If you are considering becoming a tutor, please contact the Tutoring Coordinator, and they will help you through the application process.

UCC Tutoring Center Desk
tutoring@umpqua.edu
(541) 440-7831


 

The Tutoring Center provides free tutoring services for UCC students.

  1. Meet with a UCC tutor:
    • The full schedule of tutors is listed on the Tutor Schedule website linked to the big green button on the Tutoring Schedule tab.
    • These hours may vary during the term and in the intersession.
    • Subjects covered by tutors may vary term to term.
    • One on one appointments, drop-in tutoring, and online tutoring available.

We Can Help You

  • Become a more confident, successful, independent learner
  • Develop your understanding and skills in a number of courses
  • Improve your time management, note-taking, and test-taking skills

Questions?

Contact us at tutoring@umpqua.edu.  

We Need You

. Umpqua Community College Library, 1140 Umpqua College Rd., Roseburg, OR 97470, 541-440-4640
Except where otherwise noted, content in these research guides is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Creative Commons Attribution License