Tutoring/Supplemental Instruction

We offer tutorial and instructional computer lab services and course-specific, non-print supplemental instructional materials. Here are some of your options:

Basic Skills/English Lab (Room S-510)

The Basic Skills English Lab serves students in English 088 and English 095. We work in small groups with a tutor to make you a competent writer. We have a number of writing activities to improve your fluency and special techniques to help you find and fix your own errors.

College Discovery Tutoring (Room S-335)

If you are a student in the College Discovery Program, you are eligible to take advantage of the academic support services that are offered each semester. These services consist of individual and small group instruction as well as midterm and finals review study sessions. The CD Learning Assistants will help students with all college level and basic skills courses. In addition, they will prepare students for the CUNY-wide examinations and CPE exit exam. Our Learning Assistants use a variety of teaching and coaching methodologies to help students comprehend their specific area of study.

English as a Second Language Lab (Room S-510J)

The ESL Lab offers tutoring for all ESL courses. Tutorial services include individual and small group tutoring, walk-in tutoring, and tutoring to help ESL students to prepare for the CUNY/ACT Writing exam. E-tutoring is also available. The lab also has computer and word processing instruction for students enrolled in ESL classes. In addition, the lab's lending library stocks books, audiotapes, and videos (films and documentaries in English), as well as English grammar and writing computer software. ESL students regularly utilize the resources of the lab throughout the academic year, both individually and in the context of class/tutorial groups.

Learning Resource Center (Room S-510)

To help make your college career a success, the Learning Resource Center (LRC) offers students academic support services to strengthen academic skills and meet their learning needs. We offer tutorial and instructional computer lab services and course-specific, non-print supplemental instructional materials.

The LRC is located in room S-510 and all services are available free of charge to registered BMCC students.

Math Lab (Room S-510)

The lab makes available a number of free services to students registered in BMCC math classes. This includes tutoring, which is offered on a drop-in basis.

The lab houses a large selection of worksheets as well as make-up tests and retests for many courses. The lab also stocks an extensive collection of computer programs and videos.

Nursing Tutoring Lab (Room S-745)

Provides assistance in Pharmacology and other required nursing courses
Helps students prepare nursing care plans
Offers textbooks and reference guides for students

Reading Lab (Room S-510)

The reading lab facility is staffed and equipped with the necessary personnel and materials that students need to help them improve their vocabulary and comprehension skills. In addition to servicing its primary students in ACR courses, the lab avails itself to BMCC students who seek increased reading performance for their particular needs.

Writing Center (Room S-510)

The BMCC Writing Center serves registered BMCC students and faculty in courses from most disciplines on campus. The Writing Center's mission is twofold:

  • 1) to help students develop confidence as writers by learning to think critically, write actively, revise mindfully and proofread carefully
  • 2) to provide support for faculty who are incorporating these writing skills and practices into their curricula.

Antonette McKain
Evening/Weekend Program
199 Chambers Street, Room S715A
New York, NY 10007
(212) 220-8325

Hours of Operation:*
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

*when classes are in session during the fall and spring