a student receives tutoring at the LAC
Free, walk-in academic support in a variety of subjects! No appointment needed!

We offer academic support (tutoring) to students in General Education and Career and Technical Education classes. Academic Support is available on a walk-in basis and is first-come, first-served. Our academic support services will be available to you as long as you are a PCC student currently enrolled in the course for which you are seeking academic support. Also, all of our services are free!

Academic Support Subjects (Fall 2019)

  • Accounting
  • ASL
  • Business 14A/B
  • Chinese
  • Economics
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Math
  • Spanish
  • Statistics 18
  • Statistics 50

Tutoring Schedule 

Frequently Asked Questions

No. Academic Support services at the Learning Assistance Center are free of charge as long as you are currently enrolled in the class for which you are requesting tutoring. You do need to have proper paperwork in place to receive support. Please visit the Learning Assistance Center for more information.


Support at the Learning Assistance Center is provided by Pasadena City College students who have successfully completed the courses they are tutoring, as well as a certified tutor training program. Each ASA must have a referral from his or her professor that indicates competency in the subject area. Some subjects, such as English and mathematics, require a diagnostic test.

To become an ASA, you come to the LAC (D-300) and request an application form from the front desk. You must have successfully completed the course you want to tutor, have a PCC faculty referral, and be currently enrolled in 6 or more units at Pasadena City College. 

The Learning Assistance Center offers walk-in and group support according to a posted schedule. During each ASA's scheduled time, students will be assisted on a first come, first served basis; no appointments are necessary

No. Unfortunately we do no have support services for high school and middle school students. Please contact your school district for referrals or review PCC's Pre-College Programs.