Flathead Valley Community College provides learning labs as a free service of the Student Support Center and are designed to meet people at the point of their personal academic needs. You may use the labs by dropping in or by making appointments with the Tutoring Lab Instructors.

Math & Science Tutoring Center

The FVCC Math and Science Tutoring Center, located in LRC 148 and LRC 134 is available to all students for free assistance in math and science coursework. Tutors Mike McGarvey, Roger Brewer, and Shannon Hoge are available on a drop-in basis for the following purposes:

  • One-on-one tutoring in math and science concepts, problems, and homework assistance
  • Computer access to online homework assignments
  • Individual or group study
  • Exam preparation and review
  • Assistance with TI graphing calculators
  • GPA Calculator

Hours:

Monday through Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Lab Tutors:

Foundational Math Center (FMC)

The FVCC Foundational Math Center (FMC), located in RH 150, is available to students enrolled in M65, M90, M94, M95 and M114 for free assistance in math coursework. Clinton Holman and FMC instructors are available on a drop-in basis for the following purposes:

  • One-on-one tutoring in math concepts, problems, and homework assistance
  • Computer access to online homework assignments
  • Individual or group study
  • Exam preparation and review
  • Assistance with TI graphing calculators
  • Math placement testing and preparation
To schedule in-person tutoring and proctored tests, please use the following Schedulicity link: https://www.schedulicity.com/scheduling/FMCYTQ

Fall Semester Hours:

Monday  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday:  11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday:  9:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday:  10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Online tutoring hours can be found in Eagle Online.

Lab Tutor:

Clinton Holman
(406) 756-4330
cholman@fvcc.edu

Writing Lab

The FVCC Writing Lab, located in the Broussard Library & Learning Commons, Room 213, is available to all students for free assistance in writing. The FVCC Writing Lab is headed by writing specialists and English teachers Jim Soular and Hannah Kauffman.  They provide one-on-one help to students in:

  • One-on-one tutoring in English skills, e.g., grammar/punctuation
  • One-on-one tutoring on research papers and essays, e.g., introductions, organization, conclusions
  • Assistance with MLA, APA, Chicago, and other writing formats (handouts available)
  • Word processing assistance
  • PowerPoint assistance
  • Computers and printers
  • Internet searches
  • Reference books, e.g., dictionaries, thesauri, English handbooks
  • Revising, editing, and proofreading of essays in all disciplines
  • Access student portal & Eagle Mail
  • Connection to library databases, e.g., Montana Shared Catalog, Gale, SIRS Researcher
  • Assistance with résumés and cover letters
  • Scholarship letters
  • Transfer letters/essays
  • Set defaults on laptops

Semester Hours:

Due to the corona virus (COVID-19) crisis, the Writing Lab will be accepting digital copies of papers for writing tutor review on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email your essay to both Jim and Hannah, or share with both of us if you are working in Google Docs. We cannot open documents composed in Pages (Mac/Apple). Please include the date the paper must be returned to you, as well as the assignment description and rubric if available and the format your instructor requires (e.g., MLA or APA). Please allow for a turnaround time of 72 hours. Also, depending on response, we may not be able to return some papers on time. Thank you for your patience with us! Remember: Please submit to both Hannah and Jim. Writing Lab contact information appears below.

Lab Tutors:

Jim Soular
English Instructor/Tutorial Specialist
(406) 756-3891
jsoular@fvcc.edu

Hannah Kauffman
English Instructor/Tutorial Specialist
(406) 756-3891
hkauffman@fvcc.edu