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The Student Success Commons at York County Community College: Home

Welcome to the Student Success Commons 

The Student Success Commons at York County Community College provides free tutoring to YCCC students all semester long. We offer support for:

■ Writing, for any subject
■ Math
■ Science
■ Success skills
■ and more!

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. 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!

What is the Student Success Commons?

The Mission of the Student Success Commons

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.

The SSC offers the resources and guidance students need to enhance learning outside of the classroom and support to reach academic and personal goals.

YCCC Student Success Commons Strategic Planning

Individual Tutor Schedules and Contact

Karissa Cole: Email for an appointment.

You may also contact for any general math tutoring inquiries.

Sue Zimmer: Email for an appointment.

Sue Zimmer: Email for an appointment.

Success skills include time management, organization, study strategies, and more. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out!
Karissa Cole: Email for an appointment or more information.

Brightspace Help


Need help navigating Brightspace? For an appointment or help, get in touch with our Brightspace expert by emailing the Online Learning Coach.

Contact Us


Have a Question?

Contact us now and tell us how the Student Success Commons can help you:




Gideon Spaulding Math/Physics Tutor

Gideon Spaulding

Math and Physics Tutor


Sue Zimmer Writing/Science Tutor

Sue Zimmer
Writing and Science Tutor


Karissa Cole Math and Success Skills tutor

Karissa Cole
Math Tutor
Success Skills Coach


Maureen Simmons Brightspace Success Coach

Maureen Simmons
Online Learning Coach
Brightspace Support





Student Success Commons at York County Community College

112 College Drive Wells, ME 04090


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