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.

DVC Tutoring Centers and Academic Support

Pleasant Hill Campus

Tutoring Center Location Hours
Accounting Lab  BFL 107/109

Monday-Thursday 8 am-7pm

Friday 10 am-2 pm

 Astronomy Tutoring  SC 701

See lab for schedule.


Biology/BHS Division Tutoring

LHS 116 Monday-Thursday 9 am-6 pm
 Chemistry Tutoring  PS 110  

Monday-Thursday 9 am- 7pm

Friday 9 am-12:45 pm

Communication Studies Tutoring HUM 112   

Mondays & Wednesdays 2:30-4 pm

Tuesdays 1:00-2:30pm

Thursdays 1:00-4:00pm


DSS Tutoring (Math, Reading, Writing, & Study Skills)

SSC 248  

Writing & Study Skills:

Monday-Thursday 10 am-2 pm


Monday-Thursday 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

 Economics Tutoring  BFL 108  

Monday 3:30-5 pm

Tuesday: 1-3 pm

Wednesday 2:30-4:40 pm

Thursday 9:30-11 am

English Tutoring  LC 105  

M-Th 8:30 am-8 pm

Friday 8:30 am-3:30 pm

Saturday: 11 am-3 pm

EOPS Tutoring SSC 127  

See EOPS for individual schedule and tutoring request form.

Foreign Language Tutoring BFL 211

See lab for schedule.


ATC 112

Tuesday 1-3:30 pm

Wednesday 2-4:30 pm
Geology Tutoring PS 110

See lab for schedule.

Math Lab

LC 200

M-Th 8 am-8:20 pm

Friday 9 am-12:50 pm

See lab for drop-in, group tutoring, and individual tutoring schedule.

MESA Tutoring

PUMA Center

See MESA coordinator for tutoring and supplemental instruction schedule.

Online Tutoring (most subjects) Access through Canvas Evenings after 5, 24-7 Saturdays and Sundays; Q&A and paper-drop off at all times.
Physics Tutoring PS 110

MW 9 am-12 pm

Tuesday 9:30-10:30 am, 11 am-2:15 pm

Thursday 9:30-10:30 am 12:30-2:30 pm

Friday 9:30-10:30 am, 11 am-1 pm

Puente Tutoring PUMA Center

See Puente coordinator for tutoring schedule.

Student Athlete Success Program

Kinesiology Division office;


M-F 8 am-2 pm

M-F 5 pm-8:30 pm

STEM Supplemental Instruction Click link for schedule

Fridays 9 am-2 pm

See schedule for specific study group session times.
Umoja Tutoring PUMA Center

See UMOJA Coordinator for tutoring and study group schedule.

Veterans Tutoring SVRC See Student Veterans Resource Center for hours and services.

DVC Tutoring Centers and Academic Support

San Ramon Campus

Tutoring Center Location Hours

SRC: Math Tutoring

E 181 Monday-Thursday 9 am-6 pm
SRC: Science Tutoring

E 181

Monday-Thursday 9 am-6 pm

SRC: Reading and Writing

W 148 Reading & Writing Center

Monday-Thursday 10 am-6 pm

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

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