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Math Center

COVID-19 Update

Although the facility is currently closed to students, the Math Center will continue to provide tutoring remotely through Zoom. 

  • Office staff may be available to assist you with office-related business, e.g. calculator returns.
  • The information below may vary due to remote instruction. 

Welcome to the Math Center

The Math Center is a non-credit, Community Education class which provides assistance in mathematics as a completely free service.  Current Allan Hancock College students as well as other individuals who are 18 years or older may register for the Math Center each semester and attend as frequently as they want.  Registration is for one semester only and may be done online or at Community Education in Building S.

The goal of the Math Center (sometimes called the Mathematics Lab) is to assist students in the successful completion of any Allan Hancock College mathematics class by providing additional instructional resources.  The Math Center offers many resources, including one-on-one, drop-in tutoring by our staff of instructors and student tutors.  Please see the full list of resources below:

  • Free, drop-in tutoring
  • A place to study individually or in small groups
  • In-house loan of current textbooks and solutions manuals
  • A library of supplemental books and videos for check-out
  • Computers for mathematical purposes
  • Calculators, both in-house loans and semester rentals
  • Handouts on math topics, including content from various math courses as well as information on overcoming math anxiety and preparing for and taking math tests
  • Two private study rooms
  • Make-up testing

The Math Center Tutor Training Program is certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). All student tutors participate in this training. CRLA is an international organization which upholds stringent requirements for tutor training and skills acquisition. For more information about CRLA, visit https://www.crla.net/index.php/certifications/ittpc-international-tutor-training-program .

Register to use the Math Center

The Math Center is a free service available to all students, however you must register for the noncredit class BASK-7014 to use the services. Students must register online through the myHancock portal. The  CRN for Summer 2020 is 10105.  The Fall 2020 CRN is 20449.

Staff Schedules

Please see schedules above.

Contact

Silvia Gutierrez
Math Center Coordinator
silvia.gutierrez@hancockcollege.edu

Jaime Astacio Rivera
Instructor
jaime.astacio@hancockcollege.edu