Academic Success and Tutoring Center (ASTC)

Welcome to the Academic Success and Tutoring Center!

The ASTC is a space that provides a wide variety of FREE services to ALL Solano Community College students. The ASTC is staffed with faculty, staff, and peer tutors who are there to support the scholarly growth and success of Solano’s students by providing education, guidance, and resources to help students become strong, independent and active learners to achieve academic and professional success.

Online Tutoring with SCC Tutors

Academic Success and Tutoring Center services are available to students by self-registering at the following Canvas link: https://solano.instructure.com/enroll/EKEA7Y

To be able to connect with the tutors in Canvas, students need to enroll to the ASTC Canvas shell. This is a free service for all SCC students, and it can be added at any time during the semester. It will never appear on transcripts and will not affect financial aid. To enroll, simply click on the following link: https://solano.instructure.com/enroll/EKEA7Y. This will open up Canvas, and you will need to click on the “Enroll in this Course” button.

Enroll in Academic Success and Tutoring Center help graphic, blue arrow pointing to right hand of screen where link says Enroll in Course.

Solano Community College tutors are working on Zoom via Canvas. Our tutorss are online, ready, and willing to help students. Click on the following PDF for more information about connecting with ASTC Tutors over Zoom:

How to Access the ASTC Online 

For the ASTC Fall 2022 tutor schedule, click here.

Welcome to the Academic Success and Tutoring Center!

Tutoring for the summer will begin on Wednesday, June 15th! 

The ASTC will be open on a limited basis at the main Fairfield campus and at the Vacaville and Vallejo Centers will remain closed for in-person hours for the rest of 2021. 

As circumstances change, we will provide updates via Canvas and this ASTC webpage. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to call us at 707-864-7230 or email us at ASTC@Solano.edu.  We will respond as soon as possible.

To book an in-person tutoring appointment, please click on the following link:
ASTC In-Person Tutoring Appointment System

Important Information for In-person tutoring appointments:  

  • You must complete a COVID health form Link:  ASTC Requests – Solano Community College on the same day that you plan to come to the campus, before arriving at the campus.  
  • Please watch this video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mICWzQRx2s prior to your first visit.  
  • Face masks are required, and must cover nose, mouth, and chin. Students must adhere to social distancing in all of building 100 
  • The ASTC is in building 100 in room 130. This room is directly across the hall from the old library. 
  • You must check in with the staff when you first enter the room. 

If you have any questions, please phone us at 707.864.7230 or email: ASTC@solano.edu

In-Person Tutoring with SCC Tutors:

Our hours for in-person tutoring hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00AM-4:00PM. 

Important Information for In-person tutoring appointments:  

  • We’re on the first floor of the new Library and Learning Resource Center (LLRC) in the northwest corner, room 114.
  • You must check in with the staff when you first enter the room. 
  • For the ASTC Fall 2022 in-person tutor schedule, click here.

If you have any questions, please phone us at 707.864.7000, ext. 7230 or email: ASTC@solano.edu

NetTutor

Additionally, all Solano Community College students are able to access free online tutoring through NetTutor.

Simply log in to Canvas, pick a course, and on the side there is a link for NetTutor. Online math tutoring is available 24 hours a day, every day of the week. Writing assignments can be submitted 24 hours a day, every day of the week and all writing submissions to NetTutor will maintain a 48-72 hour turnaround time. All other subjects will follow the NetTutor subject hours for the semester.

As circumstances change we will provide updates via Canvas and the ASTC webpage. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to call us at 707-864-7000, ext. 7230 or email us at ASTC@Solano.edu.  We will respond as soon as possible.

If you are having issues logging in to Canvas, please contact the Distance Education office at (707) 864-7000, ext. 7127 or de@solano.edu

Are you ready to get a step ahead in your classes? Are you struggling with a subject? A math problem? An essay? Studying for a quiz or exam? You’ve come to the right place. We can help!

Our FREE:

  • Drop-in tutoring
  • A supportive and comfortable place to study/do homework
  • Computers and printers
  • Appointments with tutors*
  • Work with instructional assistants*
  • Meet with instructors*
  • Group tutoring*
  • Student success workshops
  • Canvas and MySolano support
  • White board use
  • Information on other campus resources

        *Subjects and availability can vary

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Our Location:

Vacaville Center – Room 138

Fairfield – Room 114
707-864-7000 ext 7230

Vallejo Center – Room 124

A recent study done by Solano’s Research & Planning Department shows that, on average, those who use the ASTC academically outperform those who don’t use our services.**

**Research & Planning Department’s survey was July 2018: Retention – ASTC users 92.4% vs. non-ASTC users 88.4%; Success rates – ASTC users 77% vs. non-ASTC users 70%; Average term GPA – ASTC users 2.40 vs. non-ASTC users 2.09; Students who ultimately drop or fail class – only 6.3% visited the ASTC.