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Academic Success Center - Alexandria

Important Information

In accordance with CDC guidelines regarding social distancing all NOVA’s Tutoring Centers will be offering remote tutoring services only, beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

Option 1

NOVA’s tutoring centers at all six campuses are offering free online tutor sessions.

To request an appointment, email: tutoring@nvcc.edu

Tutors from your home campus are ready to assist you with the great tutoring sessions that you are used to.

Option 2

Tutor.com is a free online tutoring service available to all NOVA students, 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

To access Tutor.com:

  1. Go to one of your classes in Canvas
  2. Look at the menu on the left hand side of the page
  3. Click on "Tutor.com: 24/7 Online Tutoring"

The Academic Success Center (ASC) at NOVA's Alexandria Campus takes great pride in helping our students enhance their learning at all levels. ASC promotes both fundamental literacy and mastery of skills in most subjects. We also offer resources, workshops and individual plans for improving academic skills and achieving academic success.

ASC provides free peer tutoring services to all NOVA students. Tutoring services are generally available for, but not limited to Math, Accounting, Information Systems Technology, Computer Science, Sciences, World Languages, Psychology, Sociology, History and Music.

Students can expect individualized assistance from our exceptional tutors.

Services Provided

  • Our drop-in Math Lab is staffed by skilled tutors and professors, and has computers loaded with all the software you will need for completing homework and practice problems.
  • Our friendly and knowledgeable peer tutors will help you master the concepts covered in your classes. Our peer tutors are fellow students who have excelled in the subjects they tutor and have been recommended by faculty members.
  • If you are looking for even more individualized help, make an appointment with one of our Academic Enrichment Specialists for academic coaching.
  • Do you need a place to study with your classmates? We have space that you can reserve for a group to study for an exam or to practice for class presentations.
  • We also have many useful resources to help you become a better student and succeed at NOVA and beyond.

Stop by our office or call 703.845.6363 to make an appointment with a peer tutor, or drop in at the Math Lab during our office hours.

Are you interested in joining our team as a peer tutor? Stop by our office to pick up an application! We are always accepting applications, and we hire continually throughout the year as needed. Contact us (asc@nvcc.edu) for more information.