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 register for the Math Center
each semester and attend as frequently as they want. Registration is for one semester
only and may be done online or at Community Education in Building S.
The goal of the Math Center (sometimes called the Mathematics 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
- 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
The Math Center Tutor Training Program is certified by the College Reading and Learning
Association (CRLA). All student tutors participate in this training. CRLA is an international
organization which upholds stringent requirements for tutor training and skills acquisition.
For more information about CRLA, visit https://www.crla.net/index.php/certifications/ittpc-international-tutor-training-program .
Register to use the Math Center
The Math Center is a free service available to all students, however you must register for the noncredit class BASK-7014 to use the services. Students must register online
through the myHancock portal. The CRN for Fall 2019 is 20494.
Instructor/Tutor Work Schedule
Tutoria en Español
Mary Alice Majoue
Math Center Coordinator
Jaime Astacio Rivera
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Location and Hours
Building M, Room 101
Santa Maria Campus
Fall and Spring Semesters
Monday-Thurs: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday-Thurs: 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Achieve Success at the Math Center