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

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

DVC tutoring lab locations

Lab name Location
Accounting Lab (formerly Business Lab)  BFL-107 - 109
Chemistry and Physical Sciences  Tutoring Lab  PS-110
Computer Center  L-148 - 150
Disability Support Services  SSC-213
Economics Tutoring BFL-108
English Tutoring Lab LC-105
EOPS Tutoring Services SSC-127
Foreign Languages Lab BFL-211
Geography Tutoring Lab ATC-112
Life and Health Sciences Lab LHS-216
Math Lab LC-200
Online Tutoring at PHC and SRC  
PACE Tutoring  
SRC Reading and Writing Lab E-148 (SRC)
SRC Spanish Lab E-148 (SRC)
SRC Math and Accounting Lab E-181 (SRC)
SRC Science Lab E-181 (SRC)    

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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Printable pdf of the Pleasant Hill Campus map with alternate routes and location grid.

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