Category: Services for Students

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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March 26th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

Congratulations on completing Winter Quarter! During Spring Break (the week of March 27), Tutoring Services will be open in 4228 (Library) with limited hours for students with questions or interest in filling out an application for tutoring:

Monday (3/27) – Thursday (3/30): 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Friday (3/31): Closed

Much of our information and our applications are also available electronically:

• The application to receive one-on-one help with Spring classes is online: https://shoreline.formstack.com/forms/tutoring
• The application to become a tutor is also online: https://shoreline.formstack.com/forms/become_tutor
• General information is available electronically on our webpage: www.shoreline.edu/tutoring
• Email inquiries are welcome at pttutors@shoreline.edu
• Phone inquiries are welcome at 206-546-4776—please leave a message, and we will respond as soon as we can!

We will be back open for business with our regular hours (M-Th: 9AM-6PM, F: 9AM-4:30PM) on Monday, April 3rd. In the meantime, please enjoy a wonderful, revitalizing Spring Break!

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March 21st, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

Get help paying for school with Workforce Education

There are many ways you can qualify for tuition assistance through Workforce Education. You can qualify if you meet ONE of the following criteria.

– Are you receiving benefits from DSHS (food stamps, or TANF/cash assistance)
– Are you low income?
– Are you starting, or in, a professional/technical program?
– Have you received unemployment insurance in the past four years?
– Are you being laid off or formerly self-employed, need to retrain?
– Have you recently lost a spouse who was helping to support you?
– Did you become a veteran in the past four years?

If you answer yes to any of these questions and have been a Washington State resident for at least one year, you may qualify for Workforce Funding! It is quick and easy to apply.

See if you qualify!
– Complete the survey at www.startnextquarter.org
– Call 206-546-5882 or visit the Shoreline Community College Workforce Education office on the lower level of the Foss Building (5101).
– For more information please visit: http://app.shoreline.edu/workforce/funding/default.aspx

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March 6th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

In addition to drop-in learning centers for biology and chemistry, BUSTC and eLearning, accounting and economics, physics, and conversation groups, Tutoring Services offers one-on-one tutoring for students who need regular, weekly help in any of their Shoreline Community College courses. There can be a wait for help in courses in which we do not have available tutors, but we strive to hire additional tutors as soon as we’re able. You can visit us online here.

The deadline to apply for a one-on-one tutor for Winter 2017 classes is Sunday, March 12, 2017.

We are also now accepting applications for one-on-one tutoring assistance for Spring 2017 once you have successfully enrolled for your spring courses.

You can fill out the application to receive tutoring help in person in 4228, or you can complete our online application.

Please feel free to contact us at pttutors@shoreline.edu or 206-546-4776 if you have questions.

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March 2nd, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

Did you know there’s a student advocate on campus? The student advocate is a student representative with the additional duty of supporting all students with their grievances by making sure they have a voice by speaking out for them and directing them to helpful campus resources. She/he assists the ASG Social Justice officer and strictly adheres to FERPA and Title IX regulations.

If you have questions or want to request a meeting with the Student Advocate, please contact Winston Lee at StudentPresident@shoreline.edu or Student Advocate Khalee Kiazolu at StudentRep2@shoreline.edu.

Thank you for your time!

Winston Lee, Associated Student Government President
Shoreline Community College

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February 27th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

The Makerspace/Multipurpose room (formerly the Circulation area in 4216) is now officially open for students!

Through this room, students can use our supplies to make art or work on class projects.

Hours: The Makerspace will be open during the library’s hours of operation.

Supplies: Cardstock, recycled magazine/book paper, stamps, ribbon/twine, washi tape, duct tape, acrylic paint, crayons, colored pencils, drafting boards, decorative edge scissors, beads, a button maker, and more!

Some ways to use the supplies: Make zines, graduation leis, collages, ornaments, greeting cards, work on Art class projects, etc.

Any questions? Please contact Jessica Lum at jlum@shoreline.edu.

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February 17th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

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February 16th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

Free service for students! Have a speech or presentation coming up in a class? The Public Speaking Center can help!

The Shoreline Community College Public Speaking Center offers peer-to-peer coaching for a variety of oral communication situations from practicing conversational English to prepping for class presentations. It is a space to refine presentation skills, ask questions, and practice speaking in front of a live audience. The PSC is staffed by student volunteer coaches so appointments are required. During winter quarter 2017, 20-minute coaching appointments are available Monday-Friday from 8:30-11:20 a.m. in room 2515 and 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. in room 5302. To schedule an appointment online, find us on the Shoreline Learning Support Centers website or email psc@shoreline.edu for more information.

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January 30th, 2017 by pio@shoreline.edu

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Choosing a Major or Career Path
12:30 pm @ 9208 (Quiet Dining Room)

Does the following apply to you or someone you know?

Unsure about your major or career?
Considering shifting your career path?
Want to learn how to connect your strengths, interests, and values to major and career options?

If so, join Sheryl Copeland and Gwyn Hoffman-Robinson, Shoreline Community College counselors, for an interactive workshop to learn more about the process of identifying your educational and career path.

The workshop is open to ALL and no RSVP is needed. Feel free to bring your lunch!

Questions?  Contact Sheryl Copeland at scopeland@shoreline.edu

Interested in Career Counseling with a professional counselor? Stop by the Counseling Center in FOSS 5245 or call us at 206.546.4594 to schedule an appointment with a professional counselor.

Interested in taking a 2-credit career exploration and planning course? Check out Shoreline’s class schedule under Human Development!

Check out other Counseling Center events here!: http://www.shoreline.edu/counseling-services/calendar.aspx

Yvonne, Gwyn, Sheryl, Diana and Satoko
Shoreline Community College Counselors

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