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Welcome to the Academic Centers for Enrichment (ACE) 

*Schedule for Finals Week is now available*

ACE provides study skills support, help with Blackboard navigation, individual and group tutoring for most subjects taught at the College. Students can participate in study sessions led by ACE Students Leaders and receive assistance from peer tutors with projects and assignments.

For the Spring 2022 semester (January 24th, 2022 through May 20th, 2022), ACE is offering academic support on both the Lowell and Bedford campuses as well as online through Zoom Conferencing. 

ACE Hours and Subjects

OPTIONS FOR TUTORING & ACADEMIC SUPPORT:

image of a monitor  - Option 1 - Make an On-Campus Appointment with a Peer Tutor (In Person)

Click on Option 1 to choose the Tutoring Center where you would like to make an in-person appointment. If you are unsure on which is the appropriate Tutoring Center for your specific subject, you can visit Hours/Subjects to check the locations, phone numbers, and schedules for various subjects.

 

Monitor image - Option 2 - Request an Online Appointment with a Peer Tutor (Via Zoom) 

Click on Option 2 to fill out and submit a request form for an online tutoring with a peer tutor. You will need to include information about the course/subject with which you need support, as well as your contact information, and availability. 

PLEASE NOTE: Scheduling an online tutoring appointment can take up to 48 hours. You should not choose this option if you are looking for a same-day appointment. Also, requests that are submitted over the weekend will be addressed on Monday mornings

 

Image of a Monitor  -  Option 3 -  eTutoring

eTutoring is an online tutoring service with professional tutors that is available for all MCC Students during the Spring 2022 Semester (January 23rd through May 13th, 2022). eTutoring offers support for the following subject:

  • Anatomy and Physiology (A&P)
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Math - Algebra, Statistics, and Calculus
  • Nursing
  • Writing across all subjects (Writing Tutoring is synchronous and asynchronous)

For A&P, Biology, Chemistry, Math, and Nursing there is a schedule where students can join tutors synchronously to get questions answered in real-time. This is a "walk-in" service only, no appointments are necessary.

For Writing, There are synchronous and asynchronous options on eTutoring. Students can join real-time online writing labs (shown on the eTutoring schedule) or they can submit their writing assignments for review and a tutor will provide feedback within 48-72 hours.

INDEPENDENT LEARNING: 

Grammar and Style Overview Online 

The Grammar and Style Overview has been designed for English Language Learners.

Contact the ACE ELL Specialist, Ginny Drislane, drislanev@middlesex.mass.edu, to make an appointment.

Learning Bootcamp

The Online Boot Camp offers students the opportunity to practice the skills necessary for success in an online course. 

Watch this tutorial to learn how to enroll in the Boot Camp organization: How to Enroll in the Bootcamp

Contact the ACE Team at ACE@middlesex.mass.edu to make an appointment for a live Bootcamp session if you need additional support.

TEAS Workshops

The ACE Department will be offering a series of subject-specific workshops to help you ACE the TEAS!

For TEAS Workshops schedule and Zoom link, check out the TEAS Workshops

Story Club

Take a story break with MCC Story Club!
 
Looking for a fun way to connect with peers while strengthening vocabulary and analysis skills? We're reading short stories!
 
Join us on Mondays and/or Wednesdays to read, talk, or just listen. Can’t make it every week? No worries, we’ll keep you updated on our progress and provide all reading materials; all you need to do is bring is yourself!
 
Mondays 1:00-2:00pm 
Wednesdays 11:30am -12:30pm
Join Story Club Zoom session here

For more info, contact Chloe Thomas at cthomas14@mail.middlesex.edu 

or Rose Freriks at freriksr@middlesex.mass.edu

Ramp Up Open Lab

Ramp UP Open Labs will be open for all Ramp Up students for Spring 2022 semester. Walk-ins are welcome, no appointment needed! Labs will start January 31st, 2022

Bedford Ramp Up Open Labs  

Mondays 9:30-12:30 Room AR 213 
Wednesdays 12:30- 3:30 Room AR 213 
Thursdays 9:00-12:00 Room AR 211

Lowell Ramp Up Open Labs  

Mondays 9:00- 12:00 Room LC 308 
Thursdays 11:00- 2:00 Room LC 309 

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Please email  ACE@middlesex.mass.edu if you have any questions or call 978-656-3365

Last Modified: 5/16/22