Campus Services

Academic Center

Academic Center

The Academic Center is located in Building D, Room D132

Regular Hours of Operation:

Fall & Spring Semesters: Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Summer Semester: Monday - Thursday from 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM

These hours apply to when classes are in session. Some exceptions apply.


On campus tutoring - The Academic Center provides free tutoring to HCC students in most liberal arts courses and selected career courses. Peer tutors, recommended by faculty and staff and trained in the Academic Center, are available to help students by appointment or on a first come, first served walk-in basis. Study group support is also offered such as room arrangements, study resources, and study group leaders if requested and available.

Online tutoring - Smarthinking is HCC's online tutoring provider with a link on your D2L Brightspace homepage. Academic Center Staff can help you become familiar with this great free service. You have access to these subjects:

  • Essay Center
  • Career Writing
  • Writing (All Subjects)
  • Writing (All Subjects) w/Audio
  • IT Support Windows 7
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Geometry & Trigonometry
  • Basic Math Skills w/Audio
  • Geometry & Trigonometry w/Audio
  • Math en Español
  • Physics
  • Spanish
  • Intro Accounting
  • Individual Income Tax
  • Corporate Tax Accounting
  • Introductory Finance

  • Grammar & Documentation Review
  • Paragraph Submission
  • Research and Documentation
  • IT Support Excel
  • IT Support Access
  • Liberal Arts Math
  • Calculus Single Variable
  • Liberal Arts Math w/Audio
  • General Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Spanish w/Audio
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Govt/Nonprofit Accounting
  • Macroeconomics Principles
  • Resume or Cover Letter
  • Live Essay Review with Audio
  • Reading
  • IT Support PowerPoint
  • IT Support Word
  • Algebra
  • Statistics
  • Algebra w/Audio
  • Statistics w/Audio
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Intro A&P
  • Spanish Essay Center
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Microeconomics Principles