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Tutoring and study skills resources to support your success in class

Tutoring & Study Skills

The Tutoring and Study Skills Center offers free services including drop-in peer tutoring, academic success workshops and personalized consulting to all Chemeketa students.

Chemeketa Tutoring & Study Skills Services

Tutorial support is offered in a variety of subjects, including –

  • Chemistry
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Many others

Workshops cover a range of helpful topics, and our instructors offer personalized consultations to best support your learning. You can also use the space as an open study area. Computers, textbooks, calculators and other resources are available. The Tutoring and Study Skills Center is designed to meet your needs and support your academic success.

Tutoring & Study Skills Locations & Hours

Salem Campus

Mon-Wed, 8 am-7 pm
Thu-Fri, 8 am-5 pm
Sat, 8:30 am-4 pm
Tutoring 503.399.5190
Study Skills 503.399.5162

Math Learning Resource Center

Bldg. 3, Rm. 277
503.399.3998
Mon.-Thu., 9:30 am-8 pm
Fri., 9:30 am-6:30 pm

Summer
Mon.-Wed., 9:30 am-8 pm
Thu., 9:30 am-3:30 pm

Yamhill Valley Campus Library & Tutoring

Bldg. 1, Rm. 200
Mon.-Thu., 8 am-7 pm
Fri., 8 am-1 pm
503.316.3238

Woodburn Center

Commons
Mon.-Fri., 4-7 pm
503.981.8820

Polk Center

Commons
Call for hours
503.623.5567

Our Services

  • Drop-in Tutoring

    The Tutoring and Study Skills Center offers drop-in tutoring for chemistry, math, reading, writing and other subjects. Tutoring for math courses through MTH111 and writing courses through WR121 are typically available whenever we are open. Stop by or call 503.399.5190 for additional schedule information.

    Our tutors are internationally certified by the College Reading and Learning Association. They are trained in tutorial strategies to help you succeed. No appointment is necessary, but you should come prepared to study and learn. We encourage and welcome students at all skill levels.

  • Tutoring by Appointment

    Language Tutoring

    The Salem Campus Tutoring and Study Skills Center offers free, appointment-based language tutoring for –

    • Spanish
    • French
    • Russian
    • Chinese
    • American Sign Language (ASL)

    Visit the Tutoring and Study Skills Center to see the schedules and make an appointment.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at 503.399.5190.

    Writing Tutoring

    The Salem Campus Tutoring and Study Skills Center offers free, appointment-based writing tutoring on Fridays. Visit or call us at 503.399.5190 to find out more or make an appointment.  

    Another appointment-based writing resource is the Writing Center. Visit the Writing Center to find out more.  

  • Online Tutoring

    Online tutoring is free to all Chemeketa students through eTutoring.org.  

    Subjects Offered

    • Accounting
    • American Sign Language
    • Economics
    • Math and statistics
    • Microsoft Office
    • Psychology
    • Science: Chemistry, physics, biology and anatomy and physiology
    • Spanish
    • Writing

    Register for Online Tutoring

    • Log in to My Chemeketa and to add/drop classes
    • Register for online tutoring using this term’s CRN
      • Spring Term 2018: CRN 75074
      • You must register for eTutoring each term
    • You will be sent your username and password in your My Chemeketa email account
      • You may have to wait until the next business day after registering to access eTutoring

    See the schedule for online tutoring to find a time that meets your needs.  

    If you have any questions or need assistance registering and accessing online tutoring, feel free to stop by the Tutoring and Study Skills Center. 

    Another online writing resource is Chemeketa's Online Writing Center. Visit the Writing Center to find out more.  

  • STUDY SKILLS & WRITING WORKSHOPS

    The study skills workshop series focuses on developing strategies and habits essential to academic success. Writing workshops emphasize foundational writing skills for effective writing in any discipline.

    All workshops are held in the Tutoring & Study Skills Center (Salem Bldg. 2, Rm. 212A). They are free and do not require advance registration. All Chemeketa students are welcome.

    Spring 2018 Study Skills Workshops

    Managing Time
    Mon. Apr 9, 1:30-2:15 pm
    Thu. Apr 12, 1:30-2:15 pm

    Note-taking
    Mon. Apr 16, 1:30-2:15 pm
    Thu. Apr 19, 1:30-2:15 pm

    Using Memory Strategies
    Mon. Apr 23, 1:30-2:15 pm
    Thu. Apr 26, 1:30-2:15 pm

    Avoiding Procrastination
    Mon. Apr 30, 1:30-2:15 pm
    Thu. May 3, 1:30-2:15 pm

    Managing Time 2.0 and Maintaining Motivation
    Mon. May 7, 1:30-2:15 pm
    Thu. May 10, 1:30-2:15 pm

    Developing a Growth Mindset
    Mon. May 14, 1:30-2:15 pm
    Thu. May 17, 1:30-2:15 pm

    Test-taking Strategies
    Mon. May 21, 1:30-2:15 pm
    Thu. May 24, 1:30-2:15 pm

    Spring 2018 Writing Workshops

    The Blank Page
    Tue. Apr 10, 1:30-2:20 pm
    Wed. Apr 11, 8:30-9:20 am

    Sentence Skills
    Tue. Apr 17, 1:30-2:20 pm
    Wed. Apr 18, 8:30-9:20 am

    MLA Documentation
    Tue. Apr 24, 1:30-2:20 pm
    Wed. Apr 25, 8:30-9:20 am

    APA Documentation
    Tue. May 8, 1:30-2:20 pm
    Wed. May 9, 8:30-9:20 am

    Revise, Edit, and Proofread
    Tue. May 15, 1:30-2:20 pm
    Wed. May 16, 8:30-9:20 am 

  • Study Skills & Writing Consulting

    Study Skills

    Consultants meet one-on-one with students to work on developing the skills and behaviors that are essential to academic success. Study skills consultants have drop-in hours in the Tutoring and Study Skills Center each term. They are also available by appointment.

    Robin Gilley
    Bldg. 1, Rm. 218
    503.399.7748
    Email

    Karie Beavert
    Bldg. 1, Rm. 242
    503.399.6987
    Email

    Writing

    The consultant meets by appointment with students enrolled in developmental writing classes (WR080, WR088, WR089, WR090) to provide assistance with strengthening foundational writing skills.

    Alissa Hattman
    Bldg. 37, Rm. 120
    503.584.7118
    Email

    Visit us in Bldg. 2, Rms. 210 & 212 or call 503.399.5162 for more information.

Work for Tutoring & Study Skills

  • CONSIDER BEING A TUTOR

    If you enjoy working with people, sharing your knowledge and can empathize with students, consider being a tutor. 

    Minimum Requirements
    • A grade of an “A” or “B” in subjects you are applying to tutor
    • A minimum 3.0 GPA
    • A recommendation from an instructor 
    • Paid student employees must be enrolled in at least six credit hours at Chemeketa

    If you are interested in this position, please stop by the Tutoring and Study Skills Center for more information and to apply.

  • Consider Working at our Front Desk

    The Tutoring and Study Skills Center welcomes friendly, reliable people to apply to work in clerical positions. As a clerical employee, you’d work at the front desk and be the first point of contact for students seeking tutoring and study skills services.

    Minimum Requirements
    • Paid student employees must be enrolled in at least six credit hours at Chemeketa
    • Customer service experience preferred

    If you are interested in this position, please stop by the Tutoring and Study Skills Center for more information and to apply.

  • Consider Volunteering

    The Tutoring and Study Skills Center is always looking for enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteer tutors.  

    Minimum Requirements
    • Strong academic skills in the subject you want to tutor, as demonstrated through coursework or formal training
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Commitment to volunteering at least two full terms is preferred

    If you are interested in this position, please stop by the Tutoring and Study Skills Center, call 503.399.5190 or email us for more information.