Tutoring

About Tutoring

Tutoring at Diablo Valley College is available free of charge to all DVC students who seek help or are referred by an instructor. Tutoring instructional assistance in various academic subjects is provided by trained peer tutors and by instructional assistants. Our goal is to ensure that students enrolled at Diablo Valley College receive the academic support they need to succeed in their classes. Tutoring can help with

  • Test taking
  • Note taking
  • Writing skills
  • Computational skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Comprehension of course content


Tutoring is offered by appointment at the English Tutoring Lab and on a drop-in basis at the others listed below. Some labs offer both one-on-one and group tutoring.

To learn more about the tutoring available at DVC, click on the link below for tutoring in specific subjects:

Business Education Computer and Tutoring Labs

Chemistry and Physical Sciences Tutoring Lab

Computer Center

English Tutoring Lab

Foreign Languages Lab

Life and Health Sciences Lab

Math Lab

San Ramon Campus Tutoring

Social Sciences:  contact the Social Science Department Office


To learn about possibilities for private, off-campus tutoring of non-DVC students, ask about the tutoring referral program at the DVC Career and Employment Services.

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