Category: Services for Students

June 27th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

It’s the beginning of the new 2017-18 Academic Year, and we’re excited about supporting your learning and growth in your summer courses!  For summer, the Tutoring Services office hours in 4228 will be: Mondays-Thursdays, 9 am – 6 pm. We will be accessible only by phone or email on Fridays (8 am – 12 pm) and closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

Below, please find the hours and locations for the drop-in Learning Centers (LCs) hosted by Tutoring Services during summer. These services are drop-in, which means you can come any time during the open hours to get some help and stay as long as you like.

  • The BCLC (Bio/Chem) in 4201 is open Mondays – Thursdays, 9am-5pm.
  • The BUSTC & eLearning Center in 1304 will be staffed with a tutor on Tuesdays-Thursdays, 12pm-3pm. There will are also additional hours that the center is open but not staffed by a tutor, which you can find on the webpage.

Summer Quarter Tutoring Calendar

  • Monday, June 26: First day of classes. Student registered with Services for Students with Disabilities start receiving 1-1 tutoring matches.
  • Tuesday, June 27: The BUSTC/eLearning Center tutoring hours begin.
  • Wednesday, June 28: BCLC hours begin; all remaining students start receiving 1-1 tutoring matches (with later applicants getting matched on a rolling basis throughout the quarter).
  • Tuesday, July 4: Independence Day Holiday—NO TUTORING!
  • Thursday, August 10: Last day to apply for a tutor
  • Wednesday, August 16: Last day for Learning Centers AND 1-1 tutoring.

Happy summer to you all!

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May 23rd, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

With registration upon us, you may be wondering how you are going to pay for next quarter.

If you are a professional technical student and have lived in Washington for over a year, you may be eligibile for Workforce Education Grants if you meet one of the following criteria:

    • Is receiving benefits from DSHS (food stamps, or TANF/cash assistance)
    • Is low income (example: 1 person makes $2000 a month or less)
    • Has received unemployment insurance in the past four years
    • Is being laid off or formerly self-employed, need to retrain
    • Has recently lost or separated from a spouse who was helping to support them?
    • Has become a veteran in the past four years

If you meet one of these criteria, you may be eligible for Workforce funding!

Next steps:

    • Complete the survey at www.startnextquarter.org
    • or, Call 206-546-5882
    • or visit the Shoreline Community College Workforce Education office on the lower level of the Foss Building (5101).

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April 27th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

Shoreline students have access to free online tutoring in 15 subjects through Shoreline’s membership in the Western eTutoring Consortium. Three types of online tutoring are available: live tutoring, eQuestions, and an online writing lab. To access eTutoring visit http://shoreline.edu/twls/ and click on “eTutoring” in the left menu.

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April 25th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

Join Counseling Services in the PUB 9208 on Wed., April 26 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. for “Creating a Vision for Your Major of Career Path.”

Let’s fast forward to the future and create a vision for your perfect work day!

With your preferred vision, we will learn more about how YOUR interests, motivators, values, and strengths will help you make decisions and create a plan for the future.

Posted in Announcements, Free, Services for Students, Workshops

April 24th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

Career Pathways Exploration workshop, Tues., April 25: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Workforce Classroom, First Floor FOSS (5000) Building
Not sure where your degree can take you? Interested in changing career paths but not sure what direction to go in? Thinking of starting school but not sure what program you’d like? Come to this workshop to learn about the many resources available to research your own career interests and up-to-date career data!

Posted in Announcements, Free, Jobs, Services for Students, Workshops

April 18th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

Tues., April 18 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Workforce Education Classroom (FOSS 5101)
This workshop will show you all the ins and outs of our very own online job board. We will also go over other valuable online job search sites and tools. Join us to start your job search the right way!

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April 12th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

If you are a student taking any online, hybrid, or web-enhanced classes, there is a great resource for you. The Business Technology & eLearning Center in Room 1304 has drop-in hours where you can get assistance if you need some.

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April 10th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

Please see below for the April newsletter from Job & Career Services. A pdf version can be found here.

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April 10th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

Welcome to Week 2 of Spring Quarter!

Now that classes are underway, do you ever find yourself thinking that you could use someone else to help you brainstorm, review, and troubleshoot the concepts in your courses? If so, Tutoring Services has many options to help support you in your coursework!

We offer a variety of drop-in services to help you with certain classes:

  • The BCLC (Bio/Chem) in 4201 is open Mondays – Thursdays 9am-5pm and Fridays 9am-1pm. (Biology faculty also host a Biology Open Lab for any BIOL students, including BIOL090 in 2602 on Saturdays 10am-3pm.)
  • The Physics LC in 2923 is open Mondays 9:30-10:30am & 11:30am-3:30pm,  Tuesdays (NO TUTOR), Wednesdays 9:30-10:30am & 11:30am-3:30pm, Thursdays 9:30-10:30am and Fridays 9:30-10:30am.
  • The AELC (Acct/Econ) in 4229 is open Mondays 8:30-9:30am, Tuesdays 8:30-9:30am & 1 -3pm, Wednesdays 8:30-9:30am & 1 -2pm, and Thursdays 8:30-9:30am & 1 -2pm.
  • The BUSTC & eLearning Center in 1304 is open Mondays 11:30am-2:30pm (NO TUTOR), Tuesdays 11:30am-3:30pm, Wednesdays 11:30am-2:30pm, Thursdays 11:30am-3:30pm, and Fridays 10am-2pm.
  • The Conversation Groups in 4229 are as follows:
    • Spanish, Mondays 1-2pm
    • Japanese, Mondays 2-3pm
    • Chinese, Tuesdays 3-4pm
    • ASL, Wednesdays 10:30am-12:30pm
    • ESL, Thursdays 11:30am-12:30pm
    • French, TBD

We also provide one-on-one tutoring support where you can apply for free regular, weekly help with a tutor in any of your Shoreline courses. We grant tutors to students in the order we receive applications. Students and tutors then decide on a schedule and meet every week to explore and practice course content through a variety of methods, strategies, and styles. To request a one-on-one tutor, you can apply in person in our office (Library 4228) or online here: https://shoreline.formstack.com/forms/tutoring

For paper applications, questions, and more information, the Tutoring Services office hours in 4228 are Mondays-Thursdays, 9 am – 6 pm, and Fridays, 9 am – 4:30 pm. We’re here to help!

 

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April 6th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

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Save money on your bus fares. The ORCA Lift program gives low-income people a 50% discount! You can transfer the value on your current ORCA card to an ORCA Lift card. Come to the PUB Welcome Desk to take care of the whole thing! Bring something that shows your low-income status like a Food card, DSHS award letter, or pay stub. Only on campus this Tues, April 4 and Thurs., April 6 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the PUB welcome desk.

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