Learning Commons

Learning Commons

Our professional and support personnel are available to provide the individualized assistance you need to succeed.

In the Learning Commons, students will find academic support, including tutoring in subjects that include math, writing, science, and accounting, among other subject areas. The Learning Commons is a flexible and collaborative environment in our technology-rich, 21st century Library that promotes interactive and engaged learning across subjects, research, and project development, all with the goal of helping students succeed.

Get the personal help and tutoring that you need with classroom assignments, homework and preparation for exams. All services are provided at no cost to currently enrolled Corning Community College students.

Learning Commons

  • Professional and peer tutors
  • Individual study
  • Small group study
  • Computers
  • Online tutoring
  • Textbooks

Writing (writing and reading for all courses)

  • Citation guides: APA, MLA, and Turabian
  • Handouts and practice exercises
  • Reading and English course textbooks
  • Links to helpful Internet resources
  • Dragon (voice to text software) and Kurzweil (text to speech software)

Math (basic skills through calculus)

  • Small Group study
  • Online Tutoring
  • Computer Tutorials
  • Videos
  • Practice Exams
  • Solution Manuals

Science (Biology, Chemistry, A&P, Earth Science and Integrated Science)

  • Help with practice problems, homework, lab and reading assignments
  • Make-up labs
  • Test prep
  • Study techniques
  • Lecture notes and lab supplies


Locations and Hours
Fall 2016

Main Campus, L111

  • Writing/Reading Tutoring:
    Monday - Thursday   8:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Sunday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Math Tutoring: 
    Monday, Wednesday and Thursday   8:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Note: Math tutoring hours will be extended in coming weeks
    (Tuesday until 8:00 pm and Sundays 2:00 - 6:00 pm)
  • Science Tutoring:
    Monday - Thursday 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Elmira Location, U111

  • Math Tutoring: 
    Monday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Thursday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Writing Tutoring:
    Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Online Math/Writing Tutoring

Available during Learning Commons advertised hours of operation.
STAR-NY Online Tutoring is available to CCC students for free from 7:00pm to midnight, Sunday through Thursday.