The Student Success Commons at York County Community College is an integrated space that includes tutoring centers, the library, the Office of Student Disability Services, and more. We offer semester-long support to all YCCC students for:
■ Writing, for any subject
■ Time Management
■ Online learning
■ Study skills
■ and more!
We respect all learning styles and abilities, and help you build academic skills, confidence and strengths that will lead to your college success.
Explore our site to find dozens of valuable resources for math, writing, science, time management, TEAS, vet tech, and more, or connect with us for more information today!
The Student Success Commons doors are generally open Monday - Thursday, 8:30am - 5:00pm (excluding holidays during which the campus is closed).
Students are welcome to drop in to the SSC to work on homework, visit the library, use the computers or printers, or just hang out and relax.
For the times during which math, writing, and science tutors are scheduled to be on campus, see below.
|On Campus Drop-in Math Tutoring|
|10:00am to 4:00pm||10:00am to 5:00pm||1:00 to 5:00pm||10:00am to 5:00pm|
|Not on campus during these hours but still need some math support? Send the math tutors an email at YCCCMathTutor@gmail.com with any questions or to request a Zoom appointment. See the "Tutoring and Support Details" section for more information.|
|On Campus Writing and Science Tutoring
(Drop-in may be available but to ensure you're able to meet with a tutor we encourage you to make an appointment)
|For remote support contact Sue.||3:00-5:00pm||10:00am- 5:00pm||10:00am to 5:00pm|
|Want to make an appointment for on campus tutoring? Or are you not on campus during these hours but still need writing or science support? Email email@example.com any time between 9:00am Monday and 6:00pm Friday. Feel free to ask for an appointment or send over questions or documents and Sue will respond within 48 hours during the Monday-Friday window. Don't wait! If you need help we encourage you to reach out sooner rather than later.|
Have a question about math tutoring? Stuck on a math problem or concept? Pop into the SSC during any of the drop-in hours; all students are welcome, no appointment necessary! Not on campus? You can connect with us remotely by emailing us. Feel free to send over your questions, images of the problem(s) you're stuck on, and/or request a Zoom appointment, and a math tutor will respond as soon as possible. The YCCC math tutors keep an eye on email requests Monday-Saturday (with the possible exception of holidays). We'll get back to you as soon as possible, but please allow up to 24 hours for a response during these days. Remote support and individual appointments are available on a first come first served basis so if you need math help, don't wait! We want to ensure you get the support you need, so be sure to reach out right away!
On campus Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 10:00am-3:30pm. For remote support during these hours please email YCCCMathTutor@gmail.com.
For physics help specifically, email Karissa any time between 8:00am Monday and 12:00pm Friday. Responses will be sent within 24 hours during that window (with the possible exception of holidays). Feel free to send screenshots or photos of any particular questions with which you're seeking help. If you are looking to schedule a Zoom appointment please include your availability.
On campus Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 3:00-5:00pm. For off campus, appointment-based support on Fridays and Saturdays email YCCCMathTutor@gmail.com
Hannah Tufts (Peer Math Tutor):
On campus Thursdays: 1:00-5:00pm
John C. Barr (Peer Math Tutor):
On campus Mondays and Wednesdays: 1:00-4:00pm
Success skills include time management, organization, study strategies, and prioritization skills. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out! (Note: if you have any questions about counseling or disability services please check out our page dedicated to this specific information.)
Karissa Cole: Email Karissa any time between 8:00am Monday and 12:00pm Friday for support or more information. Responses will be sent within 24 hours during that window (with the possible exception of holidays).
Please also check out our Success Skills page for tons of great guided resources!
For best results when reaching out to any SSC staff member be sure to use your YCCC student email. Expecting a response from a tutor but nothing seems to be showing up in your inbox? Double check your spam or junk folder and see if it's there.
Writing and Science Tutor
Math and Physics Tutor
Success Skills Support
Online Learning Coach
Coordinator of Student Disability Services
Free College for Liberal Studies Majors Success Coach
Peer Math Tutor
Specialties: Quantitative Reasoning (MAT 118)
|John C. Barr
Peer Math Tutor
Specialties: Algebra, statistics, geometry
The Student Success Commons at York County Community College offers student-centered learning assistance designed to teach, develop, and enhance the overall academic skills necessary for college and career achievement, and is committed to offering a positive academic experience that fosters student success and growth.
The Student Success Commons is an integrated, active space that includes the library, tutoring services, a writing center, and the Office of Student Disability Services. We also help students adapt to the online learning environment, and provide support in areas such as time management, organization, and procrastination. But most of all, the staff and tutors are here to help you succeed in college by teaching you how to learn.
The SSC offers the resources and guidance students need to enhance learning outside of the classroom and support to reach academic and personal goals.