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Academic Support

Committed to Helping You Succeed

Academic Support offers a variety of resources to help you develop essential academic skills, including:

  • Academic support in reading, writing, math and science
  • General skill-building courses and academic support for specific courses
  • Student Success Workshops: Study skills and test-taking strategies
  • Preparation for WCTC’s admission testing, the ACCUPLACER, apprenticeship testing, ACT and the Nursing Pre-admission Exam
  • Academic support services for students with disabilities
  • Coordination of peer tutoring

View details and hours for each specialized academic support area below:

The Academic Center will equip you with the tools and strategies you need to enhance your learning:

  • Instruction designed to meet and accommodate diverse needs of each student
  • Utilization of program and general studies course curriculum in order to achieve competent completion of required coursework
  • Instructor-developed supplemental materials
  • Provide instruction on current academic technology and learning management systems
  • Small group instruction provided for Human Services Associate, Early Childhood Education and Business programs

Contact: Angela Brill | 262.691.5296
Location: Building B, Room B-110W

Spring Term 1 Drop-in Hours

  • Monday: Noon - 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8 - 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

The Business/Health Technology Center provides academic support instruction in business and health technology and computer software skills for students enrolled in occupational programs and courses. Instruction is provided individually and in small groups.

Contact: Amy Burger | Text "CLASS HELP" to 262.896.5212
Location: Building B, Room B-110Q

Spring Term 1 Hours

Drop-in Hours (No Appointment Needed)

  • Tuesday and Thursday: Noon - 4:30 p.m.

Virtual Hours (By Appointment Only)

  • Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Schedule Appointment >

Whether you’re taking a math course or preparing for an apprenticeship or placement test, you can get the extra math help you need here. Our instructors provide academic support and additional resources to help clarify and reinforce mathematical concepts.

Contact: mathlab@wctc.edu | 262.691.5311
Location: B-110A

Spring Term 1 Drop-in Hours

In-person Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Virtual Hours

  • Monday and Wednesday: 5 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 pm.
  • Sunday: 5 - 8 p.m.

Join Math Center Zoom Drop-in >

Don't wait until it’s too late. If you’re struggling with a course, sign up for a peer tutor. WCTC offers this free service for specific technical-level courses. Peer tutors are students who have been successful in a particular subject and who have been recommended by faculty. Peer tutors do not teach, but instead offer valuable guidance and assistance.

Request a Peer Tutor >

Why Use a Peer Tutor?

  • You've already consulted your instructor and Academic Support and still need extra help.
  • Strengthen your knowledge of the material.
  • Learn different study skills.

Become a Peer Tutor

Qualifications

  • Competent completion ("A" or "B") in the course you wish to tutor
  • Instructor recommendation from the completed course
  • Flexibility, willingness to help others and availability to tutor on camps

Benefits

  • Grow personally: build your self confidence and practice listening skills, goal setting, problem solving, interpersonal and oral communication skills, empathy and patience.
  • Strengthen your study skills and knowledge of the material.

The Reading Center instructors support students in their coursework with strategies to improve textbook reading, note taking, test preparation and time management. They work with students to improve overall reading comprehension and to prepare students for standardized testing required in a number of programs.

Contact: readingcenter@wctc.edu | 262.695.6503
Location: Building B, Room B-110N

Spring Term 1 Drop-in Hours (In-person and Zoom)

  • Monday: 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 2 - 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Join Reading Center Zoom Drop-in >

The Science Center’s welcoming staff can assist with homework, preparing for quizzes and tests, completing lab reports and explaining science content in Basic Anatomy, General and Advanced Anatomy and Physiology, Life Science Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Medical Terminology and other courses. The Science Center offers a large anatomy model collection, a microscope and tissue slides, resource texts, charts and computer access.

Contact: sciencecenter@wctc.edu | 262.691.5311
Location: Building B, Room B-110X

Spring Term 1 Drop-in Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Zoom appointments are also available, including evenings and weekends. Please book at least two hours in advance.

Schedule Science Center Virtual Appointment >

Need tips on grammar, punctuation and basic writing skills? The Writing Center’s instructional staff can help.

You may be required to attend classes if your placement scores revealed a need for improvement, but all WCTC students are welcome to visit the Writing Center for self-improvement, test preparation and assistance with papers.

Instructors in the Writing Center offer drop-in writing support and can help with APA style, clarity, grammar, punctuation, outlining and more.

Contact: writingcenter@wctc.edu | 262.691.5294
Location: Building B, Room B-110O

Spring Term 1 Drop-in Hours

In-person Hours

  • Monday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. - Noon

Virtual Hours

  • Monday: 5 - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 2 - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 5 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9 a.m. - Noon and 2 - 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Sunday: 5 - 8 p.m.

Join Writing Center Zoom Drop-in >

Zoom appointments are also available, including evenings and weekends. Please book at least two hours in advance.

Schedule Virtual Writing Center Appointment >


Testing and Assessment Preparation

We can help you get ready for important tests and assessments. Call 262.691.5311 for more information.

ACT Exam Preparation

The Study Skills/ACT Exam Preparation course is geared toward high school students preparing for the ACT college entrance exam.

Apprenticeship Exam Preparation

If you're preparing to take an apprenticeship exam (for carpenters, electricians, fire hose fitters, painter, plumbers, sheet metal workers, sprinkler fitters and steam fitters), we encourage you to use WCTC's academic support centers.

Nursing Pre-admission Exam Preparation

Students preparing for the TEAS assessment for the Nursing program can work individually with Academic Support instructors on test preparation and practice testing.

ACCUPLACER© Next Generation Test Preparation

Students preparing for the Reading portion of the ACCUPLACER© Next Generation assessment can familiarize themselves with the test and work with a reading instructor to practice strategies to use with the test passages and questions.