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Anthony Peterson Centers for Academic Assistance


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Mission Statement

The mission of the Anthony Peterson Centers for Academic Assistance (APCAA) is to provide free
learning support to students and community members in a welcoming environment of integrity,
dignity, and creativity. By offering professional tutoring services and educational resources for
improving key skills related to various content areas, the APCAA strives to empower learners to
become independent thinkers, poised for success in college and beyond. 

Maymester Tutoring Schedule

Please choose the link to your desired campus below for campus-specific hours and services. All Centers offer online tutoring.

 Allen Tech

On campus operating hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday by appointment only.

Guide to Using MyWCOnline

Allen Center for Academic Assistance Student Orientation

Questions? 972.553.1236

Email us at CCTCAcademicAssistance@collin.edu 

Schedule an Appointment

Online Math Lab
Appointments are 15 or 30 minutes 
*Schedule a 45 minute appointment if you are working on a calculus problem
If you do not have a computer and headset, please email us and let us know. We will be happy to schedule a time for you to use our lab computer for an online appointment.
Email us at CCTCAcademicAssistance@collin.edu
On campus--room A280
 For questions about the CCTC science labs, please contact Rrijal@collin.edu or call 972.553.1140.
 Online Writing Center
Appointments are 45 minutes
*Schedule an hour appointment if you have ACCESS accommodation, are in ESL or INRW courses, or you have a draft that is more than five pages in length.
If you do not have a computer and headset, please email us and let us know. We will be happy to schedule a time for you to use our lab computer for an online appointment.
Email us at CCTCAcademicAssistance@collin.edu
On campus--room A280
Research question? Ask a Librarian

Frisco Library

Frisco Writing Center: Click this Information Page

On-campus sessions (45 mins) available 9am - 5pm Mon. - Fri.

Online/Virtual sessions (30 or 60 mins) available 7 days/week (hours vary)

Schedule an Appointment

Contact us: PRCWritingCenter@collin.edu

Center reopens for Spring semester on Jan 21
Research Question? Ask a Librarian

The Math Lab is offering in-person tutoring by appointment and online virtual walk-ins.  
Click on the link below to access the schedule and tutoring hours:
Frisco Math Lab (website)

Contact us: 972.377.1639

Science Labs Manager: Melody Holmes, ScienceDen@collin.edu
Online tutoring session via Zoom: Schedule an appointment - more information

Science Den Spring Schedule

 Plano Campus

On Campus Hours: 9am - 5pm, Monday-Friday

Virtual Appointment Hours: vary, Monday-Sunday
No walk-in tutoring. Students must schedule appointments or make reservations to use Center services:
Open Computer Lab, Math Tutoring, Science Tutoring, Subject Tutoring, and the Writing Center.
Walk-in registration and appointment assistance is available.

The Math Lab is offering online and on campus tutoring by appointment only during Spring, 2021.

Click on the link below to access the schedule and for tutoring hours:

Plano Math/Science Lab Page

Contact us:  PlanoMathLab@collin.edu

Schedule an Appointment

Register and choose a schedule:
"Virtual Writing Center Appointments" 30 minute online appointments in real time (60 minutes available by approval)
"On Campus Writing Center Appointments"  30 minute face-to-face appointments, 9 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday, Room D203

Step-by-Step Instruction Guide for Using Accudemia

Contact us: PlanoWC@collin.edu
972.881.5843
Research question? Ask a Librarian

 

Open Computer Lab - limited to one hour per day - Reservations required
Available Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Computer Lab Reservations

Wylie Campus 

On campus operating hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday. Online appointments available throughout the week, 9 am - 5 pm and evenings.
No walk-ins. Students must schedule appointments or make reservations to use the Center study rooms.
Services available: Open Computer Lab, Science Den Models/Microscopes, Math Tutoring, Science Tutoring, Reading Tutoring, Writing Tutoring, Private Study Rooms
How to register and schedule an appointment with the Wylie Center for Academic Assistance

Schedule an Appointment--Click Here and choose your subject from available on campus and online schedules.

Walk-in registration and appointment assistance is available. Call or stop by the APCAA in the Wylie library, suite 217.
General questions   972.378.8935 / wylieapcaa@collin.edu
To avoid no-show penalties, please cancel at least one hour before appointment start time. Students are allowed a ten minute grace period before being marked "no-shows." After three no-shows, students' accounts are automatically disabled and they may not schedule an appointment again until the following semester.

Schedule Math or Science Tutoring Appointments--Click Here

Register and choose a schedule:
"Online Biology and A&P Help," 15, 30, 45, or 60 minute online appointments
"Science Models and Microscopes Independent Study"(on campus)
"On Campus/Online Math/Science," please choose face-to-face or online
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm: face-to-face inside Library, Room 217
Contact us: WylieAPCAA@collin.edu

Schedule Writing or Reading Tutoring Appointments--Click Here

Register and choose a schedule:
"Online Reading & Writing" 30 to 60 minute online in real time
"Writing and Reading Monday - Friday" Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm face-to-face or online
Contact us: WylieAPCAA@collin.edu
Research Question? Ask a Librarian

To set up a R.A.P.S. appointment with a reference librarian at Wylie, write to Finding Reputable Sources for Research Papers: RAPS

Private Study Rooms, Computer Lab, Science Stations -- One hour per day for each area --  Reservations required

Schedule Independent Study Reservations

QuickTips Math Workshops/PDFs

How to Read and Interpret Graphs

P.E.M.D.A.S

Row-Ops

Significant Figures

The Difference Quotient

The Unit Circle PDF

Online Mathematics Resources

Free Graphing Calculator

General Math & Math Problems and Exercises Websites

Khan Academy: Algebra Basics

Khan Academy: Precalculus

Khan Academy: Statistics

PurpleMath.com: Math TSI Practice Course

TSI II Sample Math Problems for Practice

QuickTips Science Workshops/PDFs

Hypothesis Basics PDF

Significant Figures

Atlas of the Visible Body

Online Science Resources

UCONN Writing in Biology

QuickTips Writing Workshops/PDFs

Articles: PDF

Avoiding Plagiarism

Avoiding Plagiarism:  PDF for the Hearing Impaired

Citing Government Documents and Websites

Directly Quoting and Citing Sources

Entering the Conversation: Research for Argument Essays

Entering the Conversation: PDF for the Hearing Impaired

Lateral Searching: How to Evaluate the Credibility of Sources Online

MLA PowerPoint/8th Edition

Paraphrasing Sources

Tips for More Effective Writing

Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources

Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources: PDF for the Hearing Impaired

Writing the Literary Analysis  
"Little Things" PDF Handout for Writing the Literary Analysis Workshop

Online Writing Games and Resources

Academic Writer: APA's tool for teaching and learning effective writing

APA Style Guide, OWL at Purdue

Chicago Manual of Style

Chomp Chomp Grammar Exercises

Free Rice Word Matching: Feed the World

Keys to Writing an Analytic Paper

MLA Online: How to Format a Research Paper

MLA Style Center Presentations:

Evaluating Sources for Research
Integrating Quotations in Research Writing: A Lesson for College Students
On Crafting Topic Sentences. . .
Commas, Conjunctions, and Modifiers

MLA Style Guide, OWL at Purdue

Refresher: Parts of Speech

TSI Writing Prompts for Practice

TSI Practice Test: Reading/Writing

District APCAA Contact List

Please access each campus online appointment schedule separately:

Celina: Coming soon!

Technical Campus: Allen  Technical Campus Appointments (Math & Writing)

Farmersville: Coming Soon!

Frisco: Writing/Reading Appointments  Math Appointments Science Den Appointments

McKinney: Math & Science Appointments  Writing/Reading Appointments

Plano: Writing Appointments  Math & Science Appointments

Wylie: Writing/Reading Appointments  Math & Science Appointments

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