Frequently Asked Questions


Due to the ever-evolving coronavirus situation, The Learning Commons will be providing updates on hours of operation and tutoring.  As of March 23rd, 2020, The Learning Commons is CLOSED until further notice.  Please check this webpage, as well as the ESL/Foreign Language Lab, Learning Commons Hours, Learning Commons Home and Tutoring link in the left pane for information.  

On-Campus tutoring will NOT be available.  However, On-Line Tutoring, provided by TutorMe, is now available and can be accessed via D2L.  Click Here to access those directions.

If you have any questions, please contact us at (303) 914-6705 or (303) 914-6704 and we will be in touch within 24 hours.  We apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause you, and we appreciate your patience.

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Tutoring Questions

How can I find out when walk-in tutoring is available?

Until further notice On-Campus tutoring is UNAVAILABLE and the schedule links below are INACTIVE.

BY SUBJECT Tutoring Schedule (pdf)

LAB Tutoring Schedule (pdf)

What's the difference between Walk-in Tutoring and One-to-One Tutoring?
Walk-in tutoring is available to any Red Rocks student while each semester is in session. One-to-one tutoring is available for Math by appointment only. 

How much does tutoring cost?
Tutoring is FREE to Red Rocks students.

How can I become a tutor?
Contact the Learning Commons Assistant for more information. Phone: 303.914.6703

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Computer Questions

NOTE:  Computer Services will ONLY be available in the Learning Commons through May 14, 2019.  After that date they can be found at the Student Project Center and Library.

Are the Learning Commons computers available for everyone to use?
Yes, all the computers in the Learning Commons are open for use to all RRCC students and staff.  Be sure to Check-In and Out at one of the two computers at the Main Entrance or Math Lab Entrance.

What computer hardware is available?
In the Learning Commons we have a number of computers available for use.  Printing is free but limited to 20 pages per day. Unfortunately color printers are not available in the Learning Commons.

Please note: Learning Commons computers utilize only flash drives.

What computer software is available?
We have a variety of programs to aid you in your academic goals. Programs such as Microsoft Office, Computerized Tutorials, World Wide Web Schedules and Catalogs, FASFA applications, RRCC Online Registration, and much more! Windows 10 operating system is used on all Learning Commons computers.


Writing Center

Is the Writing Center just for students taking English classes?
No, the writing tutors are available to work individually with students in any subject area to improve their writing skills, offering them strategies and resources for succeeding in any kind of writing assignment.

Can essays be submitted online to the Writing Center?
Yes! The Online Writing Center (OWC) enables students to get help with their writing at The OWC provides links to information about writing and grammar, and students may submit papers and questions for feedback from tutors.

Is the Writing Center available at both campuses?
Yes! Arvada students contact Gina Jimenez at 303.914.6030. Lakewood students contact Rebecca Smith at 303.914.6435.