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The Learning Center offers Sierra College students free tutoring for dozens of subjects.  We have over 40 tutors—all students like you! 

Come to LR 402A to see how we can help you succeed in your classes.

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Free Tutorial Services

There are over 70 tutors that offer assistance in a wide variety of classes. If we don’t have a tutor for your specific class, we may be able substituted a tutor of a similar subject. Just stop by the Tutor Center and see what we can do for you.

We know different students have different needs, so we have two formats to meet those needs… read on!

Drop-in Tutoring

For your convenience, we offer drop-in tutoring for many subjects. Just give us a call, or come by to pick up the schedule for drop-in hours. To drop-in, just bring your student ID and show up!

Spring 2016 schedule

Individual Appointments

Sometimes you need tutoring tailored to meet your needs. Individual appointments let you work with a tutor for one hour per week for every class in which you are enrolled. To make an appointment, come to the Learning Center, bring your student ID and a copy of your current course schedule.

Online Tutoring

Tutor.comIn partnership with, Sierra College now offers students free 24/7 online tutoring with live, one-to-one assistance in several subjects, including math, science, history, English, economics and business.

To access Sierra's service, log on to Canvas, and from your list of courses, choose the course you want tutoring for. Look for the link to Online Tutoring in the course menu at the left of the screen.

If you cannot access the service from your Canvas course, or for more information about, contact Jeanne Guerin at

Computer Access - LRC 444

To access a computer, you must be currently enrolled in at least one course for the current semester. The Learning Center provides the following:

  • 70 - PC computer stations
  • 6 - Assistive Technology stations (room 402A)
  • 8 - iMac stations
  • 2 - HP Scan Jet scanner stations
  • Printers - printing fees: 9 cents per page. Printing is available only to current students through online pay for print account.
  • All computers have internet access.


  • Image Location: LR 402A
  • LR 402A
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677
  • Summer M-Th: 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • (916) 660-7220

Jennie Longmire Tutor Center Coordinator

  • LR 402
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Janet Riswold Learning Center Coordinator

  • LR 408
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Martine Shelley Coordinator, Tutor Center

  • Image Location: N2 203
  • N2 203
  • 250 Sierra College Dr.
    Grass Valley, CA 95945
  • Summer T: 10:00am - 3:00pm
    W: 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Th: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Lynette Vrooman Instructor, English,

  • N7 210
  • 250 Sierra College Dr.
    Grass Valley, CA 95945
  • Image Location: Tahoe-Truckee
  • Tahoe-Truckee
  • 11001 College Trail
    Truckee, CA 96161
  • Summer M-Th: 9:00am - 4:30pm

    By Appointment Only
  • (530) 550-2284

Maria Von Der Ahe Instructional Assistant, Tahoe/Truckee Campus, Library

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