Mathematics Learning Center

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)



·         Who can use the Center?

Any student enrolled at BCCC can use the services and resources of the MLC


·         How much will the services cost me?

Nothing; all the services are free to enrolled students.


·         Where do I find the Math Centers?

Our services are available in the Life Sciences Building (LSB), Room 250 and in the Main Building (MNB), Room 104. During Center hours, there is always a staff member available at the Welcome Desk.


·         Who uses the Center and tutoring?

Students who struggle with math and students doing great who want to do better take advantage of our services. Some students are afraid of math and come to conquer that fear. You’re going to need math sooner or later. We can help you master it!


·         How often can I come to the Center?

As often as you want!  In fact, national studies show that the students who are most successful come to study groups and tutoring often and regularly.


·         When is the Center open?

We are open Monday – Friday: 9 am-7 pm, and Saturday: 9 am-1 pm.


·         How do I get tutoring help?

There are three ways:

1.    Just walk in to MNB 104 or LSB 250. You can work with a tutor right away if one is available.

2.    You can call to make an appointment with a tutor: 410-462-7649.

3.    Join a Math Mastery Session where a tutor helps several students with the same coursework; you can make some new friends and learn math together.  


·         Who are the tutors?

Some of the tutors are adjunct faculty members here at BCCC and other community colleges.  Others are peer tutors, students at BCCC who have done well in the classes they tutor and want to help fellow students be successful.  All the tutors have been trained to be a tutor.


·         What can I expect?

Great question!  At the MLC centers, you can expect to be working on your own education goals at a place where study is admired and the staff and tutors genuinely care about your success.  You can expect to find respect, resources to help you learn, tools and guidance to help you become a more independent learner, and tutor support in learning your course material. 



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