Student Success Center

The Student Success Centers on the Jefferson County Campus and Valley Center coordinates the General Math, General English, and General Reading courses, which are designed to assist students in improving their basic skills in each area. The centers (hours) offer a variety of services to students who may be experiencing difficulty. These free services for EGCC students include:

Writing Lab – Located in the Student Success Center (room 1509 on the Jefferson County Campus) and at the Valley Center, the Writing Lab puts students together with writing instructors for help with writing papers, proofreading, research, documentation, and basic word processing. This is a drop-in service, so there is no need to make an appointment. Students can bring their works-in-progress for help.

Math Lab - Located in Student Success Center (room 1509 on the Jefferson County Campus) and at the Valley Center, the Math Lab offers help in any mathematical area. Math instructors are available during posted hours on a drop-in basis to answer math questions from any of the math courses offered at EGCC. Help may also be given for the math portions of other classes like chemistry or dosage calculations.

Smarthinking.com – This free internet-based service provides on-line, real-time tutoring at any time and in any location. Contact vbirney@egcc.edu to obtain a user name and password.

Tutoring Services for EGCC Students – Peer tutors sessions can be arranged at student request. Tutoring times are arranged at the convenience of the student and tutor. Those wishing to meet with a tutor or to become a tutor should contact vbirney@egcc.edu.

Make-up Testing – This testing is arranged by instructor and student, Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Contact Melissa Flinn at mflinn@egcc.edu at 740.266.9712 for the Jefferson County Campus. For the Valley Center and Warren Center, contact Vanessa Birney at vbirney@egcc.edu.

DISABILITY SERVICES - Students are responsible for notifying the College regarding any disabilities for which they may need special services.
Students should make arrangements to meet with the Director of Tutoring, Disabilities and Developmental Education Services and Student Section 504 Coordinator in the Student Success Center. The Director will assist students in resolving immediate issues, provide assistance with academic concerns, and attempt to answer student questions. Pertinent documentation from a medical professional, psychiatrist, or psychologist must be provided to the Director of Tutoring, Disabilities and Developmental Education Services and Student Section 504 Coordinator. Students who are interested should contact Vanessa Birney at (740) 266-9771 or vbirney@egcc.edu.

Eastern Gateway Community College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities within the classroom. Reasonable accommodations may include alternative methods of testing and/or showing mastery of required material, modification of time allowances for testing and/or required projects, note takers, interpreters, and/or approved assistance equipment, access to lecture notes and materials such as overhead slides. Effective and reasonable accommodation in the classroom does not include fundamental alteration of the curriculum, classroom standards, or length of class. Accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis by the College.