Academic Support Services

  • The Academic Support Center/ CD Quiet Lounge will be open for the Spring 2024 semester.

  • The College Discovery Program is offering Online Tutoring Support through Blackboard.

  • Located in Library Building, Room 102, CD students have access to their own Academic Support Center/ CD Quiet Lounge (tutoring center), which offers free one-to-one and group tutoring in most courses offered at the college.

  • CD students may also utilize the center's computers for research projects, printing, and completing class assignments.


Sign up for an Appointment


Making an Appointment

The College Discovery Academic Support Center is offering live and online one-to-one and group tutoring sessions for a wide selection of your courses. We are using Blackboard Collaborate to offer our services in a virtual environment at this time. 

To Receive Content Tutoring, use the following steps: 

  1. Use the links below to look for the courses for which we offer tutoring and your tutor.

  2. Choose a tutor and time that works for you. Then choose a second tutor and time in case your first choice is not available. Appointments can be made up to six days in advance, but not on the same day and before 4pm.

  3. Request an appointment for tutoring by emailing us at: CDtutorialservices@qcc.cuny.edu. Please tell us your first and second choice. One of our dedicated staff members will contact you to confirm your appointment. All next day appointments must be requested before 4pm.

  4. Check your e-mail on the day of your appointment. Just click on the link included in the e-mail to join the session. It's that simple! You'll also receive a tip sheet for working on Blackboard Collaborate. Please read these tips before your session starts.

If the course you need help with is not listed below, please schedule an appointment at the Center for Tutoring and Academic Support (CTAS). View the Resources for Subject Area Learning offered by CTAS.

The Office of Special Programs is also offering online tutoring for students within the College Discovery Program’s (CD). Click here to set up an appointment with a tutor.

If you have any questions regarding academic support, please feel free to contact me.

Jeffrey M. Collins
Academic Resource Specialist
College Discovery Program
JECollins@qcc.cuny.edu
718-631-6618 (Main Office)

College Discovery Tutors Work Schedule for Spring 2024

Fall 2023
Tutors Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Jianjuan Li

N/A

1pm to 5pm

2pm to 6pm

2pm to 6pm 9am to 5pm
Wei Shi

N/A

10am to 5pm

N/A

10am to 6pm

10am to 11am

3pm to 5pm
Cho Wing Ng

9am to 3pm

1pm to 3pm

N/A

N/A

9am to 3pm

Michelle A. N/A

N/A

2pm to 6pm

2pm to 6pm

9am to 3pm

 

Late nights are Wednesday & Thursday 9am to 6pm

Courses being Tutored - Spring 2024

Fall 2022 courses tutored by staff member
Tutors Courses Tutored
Jianjuan Li BI-131, BI-140, BI-201, BI-301, BI-302, MA-119, CH-152
Wei Shi BU-101, BU-102, BU-203, ECON-101, ECON-102, MA-114, MA-119, MA-121, MA-128
Cho Wing Ng PSYC-101, MA-119, SP-211, SP-213, PHIL-101, ENGL-101

Tutors by Department

Accounting

  • Wei Shi

Biology

  • Jianjuan Li

Chemistry

  • Jianjuan Li

Economics

  • Wei Shi

English

  • Cho Wing Ng

Math

  • Wei Shi
  • Cho Wing Ng
  • Jianjuan Li

Physics

  • Jianjuan Li

Psychology

  • Cho Wing Ng
  • Jianjuan Li

Academic Support Center Calendar of Events

January 15 th 2024 – May 31 st 2024


January - College Discovery Center Closed for Online Tutoring

Spring 2024 - January
Date Event

Monday 1/15

College Discovery Tutor Training Day 10am to 1pm - In person (PPP & Live Discussions)

Tuesday 1/16

College Discovery Tutor Training Day 10am to 1pm - In person (PPP & Live Discussions)

Thursday 1/25

Start of the Spring Term/ Regular Session Classes Begin

Monday 1/29

College Discovery Center Open for In-Person & Online Tutoring

Wednesday 1/31

Last day to Add & Drop a Course


February - College Discovery Center Closed for Online Tutoring

Spring 2024 - February
Date Event

Friday 2/9

College Algebra Review Session

Monday 2/12

College Closed – no classes scheduled

Friday 2/16

Brunch with your Tutor 12pm-1pm

Monday 2/19

College Closed – no classes scheduled

Wednesday 2/21

How to write an "A" English paper 2pm-3pm

Thursday 2/22

Classes Follow a Monday schedule

Friday 2/23

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Monday 2/26

Peer Tutor Evaluations

Tuesday 2/27

Chemistry Review Session (1pm)

Wednesday 2/28

Classes Follow a Monday schedule


March - College Discovery Center Closed for Online Tutoring

Spring 2024 - March
Date Event

Friday 3/1

How to write "A" English paper 12pm

Monday 3/4

College Algebra Review session

Wednesday 3/6

How to write "A" English paper

Friday 3/10

Chemistry Review Session (1pm)

Monday 3/26

Brunch with your Tutor 12pm

Wednesday 3/27

Money Matters Director of Testing Anthony Content (TBA)

Friday to Sunday

03/29/2024 – 03/22/2022

Spring Recess Center Open - No Classes


April - College Discovery Center Closed for Online Tutoring

Spring 2024 - April
Date Event

Thursday 4/4

College Algebra Review Session 2pm

Wednesday 4/10

How to write "A" English paper 2pm

Friday 4/12

Brunch with your Tutor 12pm

Wednesday 4/17

Chemistry Review Session (1pm)

Monday to Tuesday 4/22 – 4/30

Spring Recess - No Classes Scheduled


May - College Discovery Center Closed for Online Tutoring

Spring 2024 - May
Date Event

Monday to Friday 05/6 – 05/10

Academic Support Center Review Week/Prep for Finals

Wednesday 4/10

Last Day of Classes

Friday 4/12

Final Examinations

Wednesday 4/17

Day of Classes (CD Center Closed) End of Spring Semester

Monday to Tuesday 4/22 – 4/30

College Closed

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