Welcome to the Learning Commons

The RRCC Learning Commons & Tutoring department recognize that racial inequities not only exist in our society, but that they are detrimental to us all and must be eliminated. We embrace the antiracist philosophy that all racial groups are equal in all of their apparent differences, and we support antiracist policies and practices that produce and sustain racial equity.

The Learning Commons will be OPEN , starting on Tuesday, January 17th (Monday thru Friday:  8:00 AM to 6:00 PM). 

Tutoring will begin on Monday, January 23rd, for most subjects/labs.  Please check our Lab and Subject schedules for specific days and times.

  • View our Lab and Subject tutoring schedules for days, times and delivery methords (Face-to-Face/Remote) 
  • Walk-In (in-person) tutoring for the following subjects:
    • Accounting
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • ESL (English as a Second Language) 
    • Geography/GIS
    • Geology
    • Japanese
    • Math
    • Physics
    • Programming
    • Sonography
  • Writing Center (Click Here to access those services)
  • Communications Lab (Click Here to view those services)
  • EGT Lab - Engineering Graphics Technology (Click Here to view those services)
  • VAMA Lab - Visual, Audio & Media Arts (Click Here to view those services)
  • Limited WebEx/Zoom tutoring, by appointment, for Math and Physics beginning Friday, January 27th.  Appointments will be made via Navigate (see instructions below)
  • Walk-In tutoring for the College Prep Zone (MAT 0240, 0250, 0260, 0300, 1140,  ENG 0092 and ENG 0094), the Math Lab, Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, ESL (English as a Second Language), Geography/GIS, Geology, Japanese, Physics, Programming, Sonography and other subjects yet to be determined
  • Online, Drop-In Tutoring, with an RRCC tutor, for ESL (English as a Second Language) and Programming (please contact your instructor/department for course-specific information and how to access)
  • 24/7 Online tutoring through TutorMe (Click Here to access those directions)

RRCC Tutoring department remains committed to supporting students with their coursework and academic pursuits. Tutoring services will be available to RRCC students in multiple formats:

Walk-In Tutoring:Students will be able to walk-in and meet with a tutor in the College Prep Zone (MAT 0240, 0250, 0260, 0300, 1140, ENG 0092 and ENG 0094), the Math Lab, Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, ESL (English as a Second Language), Geography/GIS, Geology, Japanese, Physics, Programming, Sonography and other subjects that are yet to be determined.

Writing Center:

Writing tutoring is available through our Writing Center.  It will be offered Face-to-Face on the Arvada and Lakewood Campuses or students can submit their papers to be reviewed by a tutor, with a 36-hour response/turnaround from the time of the appointment.  Click Here to get started.

Communications Lab:

Spring 2023 Tutoring will be offered Face-to-Face on the Lakewood Campus and Virtually using WebEx/Zoom [accessed by Clicking Here (link is external)].

WebEx/Zoom Appointment Tutoring:

Appointment-based tutoring with RRCC tutors will be offered on a very limited basis, during the Spring semester. Appointments can be made through the Navigate student portal for the following subjects:

  • Math
  • Physics

To make a Navigate appointment:

  1. Login to The Rock (link is external) student portal.
  2. Select the “Navigate” icon under “Student Tools”
  3. Select “Appointments” in the left-hand column
  4. Click on “Meet With A Staff Member”
  5. Select “Tutoring and Academic Support” in the "Department" drop-down list
  6. Select the "Subject" that you are seeking tutoring assistance for in the "Service" drop-down list (Communication Lab, Math and Physics)
  7. Select an "Appointment day" in the "Pick a Date" drop-down list
  8. Select an "Appointment time" from the times listed under the subject you selected
  9. Students will receive an appointment confirmation as well as a day-of reminder email containing the link to their virtual session.

*Click here if you prefer a set of instructions containg visual aids on how to make a Navigate appointment.

*If you need to cancel your tutoring appointment for any reason, please do so, in advance, using the Navigate student portal through which you originally scheduled your session. Students with repeated “no-shows” and who fail to provide advance cancellation notice may lose access to virtual tutoring services

 Online, Drop-In Tutoring:

Online, Drop-In tutoring with RRCC tutors will be offered on a limited basis during the Spring 2023 semester for ESL (English as a Second Language) and Programming.  Information on how to access it will be available from the department, your instructor/professor or Learning Commons Staff (Email:  RRCC.LARCHelpDesk@rrcc.edu; Phone Number: (303) 914-6705).

24/7 Online Tutoring (TutorMe):

RRCC is now offering 24/7 online tutoring, through TutorMe. Students can work with a live tutor and receive help with homework assignments and other coursework, in a variety of academic subjects. This service allows students to meet with a qualified tutor using audio/video conferencing, text chat, screen sharing, document upload, and a shared whiteboard space. Students can also review recordings of their sessions, afterwards, in order to assist with their learning process. Click Here for instructions to get started.

Tutoring at the Arvada Campus:

Please click here for information about tutoring services at the Arvada Campus Learning Commons.

* If you have any questions, please contact us at (303) 914-6705 and we will be in touch within 24 hours.

At a glance.

Accessibility Services
Provides advocacy, assessment, direction, learning skills, and school-to-employment transitioning for people with disabilities (including learning disabled).

Career Success Center
Visit the Career Success Center to learn about yourself, explore career options, and research occupational information through exploration; learn how to gain more experience through experiential learning; and tap into employment search skills through employment services.

College Prep Zone
The College Prep Zone offers tutoring for students taking college prep classes. If you are taking ENG 0092 or ENG 0094, or MAT 0250, 0300, or 1140, this is the place for you.

Communication Lab
For the Summer Semester tutoring will be Face-to-Face on the Lakewood Campus or Virtual using WebEx.  

ESL/Foreign Language Lab 

Resources for English as a Second Language Students and Foreign Language Students

International Education
Provides college preparatory English classes for international and resident students for whom English is not a primary language. Also provides academic and cultural advising for a diverse student population, and specific immigration advising for International students.

Learning Collaborative
We offer low-cost classes to prepare you for the Accuplacer test in Math and English or prepare you for success in Math 0250 or English 0092. 

TRiO Student Support Services Program
Located in room 2272, TRiO provides services to participants that will guide and assist in completing their academic goals.