SAM Learning Center

Remote Operations Updates:

SAM Learning Center – Fall QTR 2020

Remote Operations Updates: Tutoring in the SAM Learning Center is by drop-in. All tutoring will be conducted remotely, via a Zoom account. To view tutor drop-in schedules, make an appointment and find the Zoom meeting password, login to your Starfish account and then select the “Sam Learning Center” Service or login to Canvas and select “Learning Support Network”, then “SAM Learning Center-Central”. 

  • Dates of operation: MON Oct 5th- MON Dec 14th (No tutoring Wed Nov 25th-Fri Nov 27th)
  • Hours of operation: MON-THURS: 10AM-6PM, FRI 10AM-5PM
  • Emails and Voicemails (see below for contact info) answered daily

SAM Learning Center Zoom link:
*Access the meeting password through your Canvas or Starfish account

Here’s what you’ll need for your Zoom drop-in session

  • A computer/laptop/tablet with audio capability and video camera
  • Reliable WiFi access
  • Possible headphones with microphone (if you’re in a public space)
  • We encourage you select a quiet place/room to have your tutor Zoom session, if possible, where you will likely not be interrupted

All about Zoom:

All about Starfish:

  • Starfish link 
  • How to make an appointment in Starfish:
  • Additional Starfish support can be found within your Starfish account, under “Services” > “ABCs of Starfish”

SAM Learning Center

Location: Remote operations only
Assistance type: Drop-in
Hours of operation
Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Student tutors, frequently assisted by science and math faculty, provide help in specific subjects:

  • Math
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Computer science
  • Engineering
  • Statistics

Open Computer Lab

Location: Remote operations only
Monday - Friday 2 pm - 5 pm
Computers are available for students who need assistance with online assignments. Students can work independently or engage a tutor in this area for help with computer-based work. Computer Science and Statistics students are encouraged to use this space for studying or for tutor questions.

Math Path

Location: Remote operations only Monday-Friday 1 pm - 5 pm Type of assistance: Drop-in Math Path study sessions provide support with understanding key skills and concepts, and help students develop study habits to become successful independent learners. Drop-in study sessions are available for students enrolled in the following courses:

  • MATH080
  • MATH081
  • MATH087
  • MATH088
  • MATH091
  • MATH096
  • MATH098