Academic Support Center (ASC)
The Academic Support Center (ASC) supports the college's mission by providing academic assistance and enrichment for all Southwest students through the use of technology, tutoring, and other educational resources.
The ASC provides services and resources to help Southwest Tennessee Community College students successfully reach their academic and career goals. These include tutoring, open academic computer labs, instructional resources (video, textbooks, etc.), and study areas. Currently the ASC has locations at the Gill Center, Macon Cove Campus, Maxine A. Smith Center, Union Avenue Campus, and Whitehaven Center.
Professional Tutoring Staff
The tutors at the ASC are committed to helping all Southwest students become independent learners and achieve their academic goals. Many of the tutors have earned either a Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree. Some of the tutors have teaching experience. Others have full-time jobs in business and industry. The ASC is certified through College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).
The ASC staff tutor in a variety of content areas including Mathematics, English, Information Technology, Engineering Technology, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Spanish, and Accounting. ASC locations vary on the availability of tutoring in some of these content areas. For additional information on tutoring for specific courses, contact individual ASC locations.
Resources such as open academic labs and ASC tutors are available.