The Scanlon Tutoring Center, in Room 5-101 of the Melvil Dewey Library Building, provides free face-to-face, small group and online tutoring to all full- and part-time JCC students, by appointment and on a walk-in basis. Please call 315-786-2321 to schedule an appointment over the phone.

Detailed information about services, appointment scheduling, tutor availability, and walk-in lab schedules are available on Blackboard, click Community, My Organizations, Academic Support and Tutoring, as well as links to other writing, math, and study skills resources.

The Scanlon Tutoring Center pursues learning excellence by asking that:


  • be knowledgeable in their tutoring discipline or subject
  • be respectful and civil
  • be prompt and prepared for tutoring sessions
  • be open-minded and capable of meeting the needs of a diversity of learners
  • maintain student confidentiality


  • be willing to make and keep appointments
  • be able to civilly interact with tutors, Scanlon Tutoring Center staff, and other students
  • be willing to accept feedback and to reach compromises about what can be reasonably accomplished
  • be open-minded and ready to learn
  • be ready to ask questions and bring appropriate materials to work
  • expect to do their work and not expect tutors to do work for them

Online Tutoring

The Jefferson professional tutor staff also offer tutoring through Collaborate, an online web-conferencing. Remember to plan ahead of your assignment due dates when making an appointment!