Learning Centers and Tutoring Services Learning Centers and Tutoring Services

Learning Centers and Tutoring Services

Because of COVID-19, physical access to the Learning Centers is temporarily unavailable. FCC classes will be delivered primarily online to maintain public safety. Face to face instruction and student interactions will only be conducted when it is necessary, required, and feasible to do so in a safe environment. Classes will be offered in online, structured remote, and hybrid learning formats.Comprehensive student resources remain available remotely to deliver College services to students.

Students and employees should monitor their College email and the FCC COVID-19 webpage.  If you have questions, email [email protected] or call 301.846.2469.

Learning Centers Online Tutoring/Academic Coaching: Current students can meet with a friendly FCC learning assistant/tutor or academic coach for free, personalized help with their courses. Our team specializes in helping first year students succeed and thrive in introductory math, science, writing/reading, business, ASL, and Spanish courses. Sessions are conducted by appointment over Zoom. Questions? Email Courtney Sloan [email protected] or Brian Penko at [email protected]

Spring 2021 appointments are available January 25 - May 14, 2021. No sessions will be scheduled or conducted over Spring Break.




ThinkingStorm Online Tutoring via BlackboardCurrent students are allotted 15 hours of free online tutoring for many FCC courses, accessible only through the “Online Tutoring” button in Blackboard. Sessions are conducted over chat on-demand 24/7, or by appointment, depending on the subject. Customer Support available 24/7 at [email protected] Learn how to get started with this tutoring company, submit a paper to the Writing Center, or make an appointment:

Student Success Online Resources: Learn how to work smarter to achieve academic success.



Tutoring & Writing Center Subjects Offered

STEM Learning Center Subjects Offered

Academic Coaching Requests

For Faculty

Student Success Workshops

Online Tutoring Information and Resources

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 Learning Center Hours

Hours and Special Closings can be found at:


Learning Center Contacts

2nd Floor of Linganore Hall, 301.846.2444

Betsey Zwing
Director of Learning Center Services

Courtney Sloan
Tutoring and Writing Center Coordinator

Brian Penko
STEM Learning Center Coordinator

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