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Locations and Hours for Online Access

Grayslake Campus, L135

  • Math Center:
    (847) 543-2449
  • Writing Center:
    (847) 543-2452
  • Monday - Thursday
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday
    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lakeshore Campus, S209

(847) 543-2179

  • Monday - Thursday
    9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Southlake Campus, V212

(847) 543-6542

  • Monday - Thursday
    9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Tutoring Center hours are extended through Dec. 16!

To help you finish strong, we're offering additional online tutoring. Take advantage of extended hours to get help wrapping up assignments and preparing for final exams.

Tutoring is available Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tutors for Math, Chemistry, Physics, Accounting, and Writing in Any Course are available at all times. Hours for other subjects vary. Please check the detailed schedule in Canvas.

For more information and to connect with a tutor, log into Canvas and look for the Tutoring Center card on your dashboard.

If you are a registered CLC student and unable to see the card, click here and follow the steps to enroll in the Tutoring Center.

There is no in-person tutoring at CLC this semester. Live tutoring is offered via Zoom. Google Docs Chat is an option for students working on writing assignments, as is getting later written feedback instead of tutoring in real time.

For Writing, you can schedule up to two Zoom/chat appointments per week per course and you can submit requests for written feedback as needed. For Math, Chemistry, and other subjects, tutoring will typically be available in small groups in a Zoom room.

Online tutoring is not offered on days when there are no classes. The last day of tutoring this semester is Friday, Dec. 18.

Questions? Please email us.

Writing in Any Course: LTAS.OnlineWC@clcillinois.edu

All Other Subjects: LTAS.OnlineMC@clcillinois.edu


Sharpen your academic skills at CLC tutoring centers! CLC offers comprehensive tutoring to help you achieve academic success. Tutoring can improve academic performance, build confidence and enhance your learning. Our centers serve all enrolled students, including those in Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary education and ESL classes.

Across CLC’s three campuses, more than 100 student peers and professional tutors are available to help you with homework and prepare for tests.

Across CLC’s three campuses, more than 100 student peers and professional tutors are available to help you with homework and prepare for tests.

What We Tutor

CLC offers tutoring in core subject areas including:

  • Accounting
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Skills
  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Writing

We actively support writing across the curriculum. That means that help is available not only for all levels of English courses, but also in relation to any course that has a writing component, including communications, humanities, political science, psychology and sociology.

Basic computer skills tutoring is offered at all tutoring centers and includes refreshers on technology use. Appointments are not necessary, but we encourage students who want help to reserve time in advance.

How Much Does Tutoring Cost?

Part of the student comprehensive fee supports tutoring at CLC. There are no additional charges. Beyond the fee, it costs you nothing to get quality tutoring, no matter how often you visit.

Getting Started

It's easy to get tutoring help at CLC: Simply drop in to a tutoring center! You don't need to make an appointment for tutoring in math, science, or accounting. We help on a first come, first served basis. We strongly encourage you to make an appointment for tutoring in writing and computer skills but drop-ins are also welcome. Contact your preferred tutoring center to arrange a time.

Three Campuses, ONE College

No matter where you take classes, the welcome mat is out at all of our tutoring centers. Visit the center most convenient to you in terms of location, hours of operation, or tutor availability. Because Grayslake offers more specialized and upper level courses than either Southlake or Lakeshore, tutors for these courses are based mostly at the main campus.

Center Resources

You're welcome to use CLC tutoring centers for independent and small group study. Laptops or desktop computers are available for conducting research, completing course work on line, and preparing assignments. If you're working on a writing project, resources include dictionaries, guides, and popular reference works. At Lakeshore campus, you'll find a small selection of fiction and nonfiction works that you're welcome to borrow.

Tutoring Tips

Check out some suggestions to ensure that your time with a tutor is well spent!

Our Partners in Helping You Succeed

CLC tutors work collaboratively with all college services that support student academic success. Our principal partners include Coaching for Academic Success; Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services; Succeed at CLC; Office for Students with Disabilities; and Testing Centers.

Questions? Contact us.

Read our FAQs for additional information about tutoring services. If you can't find an answer to a question, contact us. We're here to help!