Math Center

The Math Center is a non-credit, Community Education class which provides assistance in mathematics as a completely free service.  Current Allan Hancock College students as well as other individuals who are 18 years or older may fill out a simple registration form and attend as frequently as they want.  Registration forms may be found in the Math Center or at Community Education in Building S.

The goal of the Math Center (sometimes called the Math Lab) is to assist students in the successful completion of any Allan Hancock College mathematics class by providing additional instructional resources.  The Math Center offers many resources, including one-on-one, drop-in tutoring by our staff of instructors and student tutors.  Please see the full list of resources below:

  • Free, drop-in tutoring
  • A place to study individually or in small groups
  • In-house loan of current textbooks and solutions manuals
  • A library of supplemental books and videos for check-out
  • Computers for mathematical purposes
  • Calculators, both in-house loans and semester rentals (View Calculator Rental Program PDF)
  • Handouts on math topics, including content from various math courses as well as information on overcoming math anxiety and preparing for and taking math tests
  • Two private study rooms
  • Make-up testing

Joining the math center group

Current students may access more detailed information by entering their myHancock portal and joining the Math Center Group.  Details may include information such as the current schedule of instructors and student tutors who work in the Math Center, helpful handouts on math topics, upcoming workshops, etc. 

To join the Math Center Group:

  1. Enter myHancock
  2. Look at the center of the Home page in the box titled "My Groups."  Click on "View All Groups" at the bottom of the box.
  3. Click on "Groups Index"
  4. Click on "Departments"
  5. Join the Math Center Group

LOCATION

Building M, Room 101

TELEPHONE

Telephone:  805-922-6966 x3463

HOURS

Fall and Spring Semesters: 
Monday - Thursday:  9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday:  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Summer Session:
Monday - Thursday:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

STAFF

Mary Alice Majoue
Math Center Coordinator
mmajoue@hancockcollege.edu

Debbie Strance
Instructor
dstrance@hancockcollege.edu

 

 

 

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