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Compton College / Library-Student Success Center / SSC

Student Success Center (SSC)

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Compton College is closed to the public until further notice.
  • Only essential personnel are allowed on campus, as scheduled.
  • Students may enter campus as scheduled for in-person classes. Please refer to the Student Information and Communications webpage Entry to Campus Protocol.
  • While the majority of student support services remain online, students may make an appointment to utilize various services in-person, including the Health Center, Enrollment Services in Tartar Village, and the Library-Student Success Center.
  • The majority of classes will remain online for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021. There will be limited in-person labs and classes on campus. Please refer to the class schedule for details.
  • Visit the Compton College COVID-19 webpage for more information.

The Student Success Center (SSC) is located on the second floor of the Library-Student Success Center (L-SSC) building. Please review the information below prior to your visit.

NEW! In-person SSC Services

Beginning June 21, 2021, the SSC will offer in-person tutoring, computer lab, and study room usage. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointment-booking is highly encouraged.

Schedule an In-person Tutoring Session

Click here to schedule an in-person tutoring session. Please review the following guidelines before scheduling an appointment:

  • The SSC offers in-person tutoring for the following subjects: English (reading and writing), math (all levels), chemistry, and anatomy.
  • Fall 2021 in-person tutoring hours of operation are Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Friday: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The SSC is closed Saturday and Sunday. See online tutoring schedules for evening and Saturday assistance. 
  • The maximum allotted time for in-person tutoring is 2 consecutive hours, per subject, per day.
  • Students are permitted 2 "No Show" in-person tutoring appointments per month. Students who exceed this limit will lose their ability to self-schedule future in-person tutoring appointments.
  • Students must wear a mask at all times and practice reasonable social distancing during their tutoring session.
  • All employees and students are required to follow the Entry to Campus Protocol, including completing the online Wellness Questionnaire via MyCompton, within 12 hours of their scheduled arrival time. Upon entry to campus, everyone is subject to a temperature screening. Employees and students then proceed to Lot A, where Entry to Campus Support Staff checks to make sure the individual is approved to be on campus based on the daily Entry to Campus Report and has completed the survey. Please be sure to follow the protocol as it is a requirement of the Compton College Safe Return to Campus plan.
  • Thank you for using the SSC reservation system. If you have additional questions about SSC services, please email studentsuccesscenter@compton.edu, or call (310) 900-1600 ext. 2535.

Reserve a Computer Station 

Click here to reserve a computer in the SSC Computer Lab. Please review the following guidelines prior to reserving a computer:

  • The fall 2021 SSC Computer Lab hours of operation are Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Friday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. The computer lab is closed Saturday and Sunday. 
  • Students are permitted 2 "No Show" computer lab reservations per month. Students who exceed this limit will lose their ability to reserve a computer in the future.
  • All students must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing inside the SSC Computer Lab.
  • All employees and students are required to follow the Entry to Campus Protocol, including completing the online Wellness Questionnaire via MyCompton, within 12 hours of their scheduled arrival time. Upon entry to campus, everyone is subject to a temperature screening. Employees and students then proceed to Lot A, where Entry to Campus Support Staff checks to make sure the individual is approved to be on campus based on the daily Entry to Campus Report and has completed the survey. Please be sure to follow the protocol as it is a requirement of the Compton College Safe Return to Campus plan.

Reserve a Study Room

Call the SSC Front Desk to reserve a study room: (310) 900-1600 ext. 2535.

  • Appointments are first come first serve.
  • Study rooms are single serving. NO GROUP STUDY ALLOWED.
  • Students are permitted 2 "No Show" study room reservations per month. Students who exceed this limit will lose their ability to reserve a study room in the future.
  • All students must wear a mask at all times and practice safe social distancing inside the SSC.
  • All employees and students are required to follow the Entry to Campus Protocol, including completing the online Wellness Questionnaire via MyCompton, within 12 hours of their scheduled arrival time. Upon entry to campus, everyone is subject to a temperature screening. Employees and students then proceed to Lot A, where Entry to Campus Support Staff checks to make sure the individual is approved to be on campus based on the daily Entry to Campus Report and has completed the survey. Please be sure to follow the protocol as it is a requirement of the Compton College Safe Return to Campus plan.

Online Tutoring 

In addition to in-person tutoring, the SSC offers online tutoring via Zoom and NetTutor. 

Zoom

Students can join Zoom online group tutoring sessions by clicking on a tutor's Zoom link directly. Please click on the appropriate tutoring support page below to access schedules and for detailed online tutoring guidelines:

Math & Science Tutoring Center

Reading & Writing Tutoring Center

General Tutoring

NetTutor

The CCC's California Virtual Campus-Online Education Initiative (CVC-OEI) partnered with Link-Systems International Inc. to offer tutoring resources that augment local college tutoring services. Currently, NetTutor allows the SSC to extend its support services beyond what is available on ground; specifically, for high-demand subjects such as statistics, chemistry, anatomy, and English. NetTutor is available year-round, 24/7, on demand for live tutoring, question drop-off, and writing feedback. â€‹Like Compton College SSC tutors, NetTutor tutors are highly-qualified and trained to College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) standards. 

Students must access NetTutor through Canvas.  Click here for more information about NetTutor online tutoring services.


STEM Center

We encourage students to visit the STEM Center page for more information about online support services for students in the STEM program.


We thank you for your patience as we work to improve academic support services for Compton College students. We encourage students to check this page regularly for updates and announcements. Students can email SSC staff directly at studentsuccesscenter@compton.edu. Students can also contact the SSC Coordinator directly via the Cranium Cafe Card below.

Video chat on Cranium Cafe with Syria Purdom .                     

               


MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Library-Student Success Center (L-SSC) is to maintain a welcoming and supportive atmosphere where all students at Compton College can become aware of and achieve their specific academic goals.  Student's commitment to lifelong learning is cultivated through diverse and active learning experiences and collaboration with peers, tutors, staff, and faculty.  The L-SSC provides resources and services that foster and promote both intellectual development and independent learning.


 
The SSC will be CLOSED:
 Monday, July 5, 2021 - Independence Day Holiday
Monday, September 6, 2021 - Labor Day Holiday
Thursday, November 11, 2021 - Veterans Day Holiday
November 25-26, 2021 - Thanksgiving Holiday
 December 24-31, 2021 - Winter Recess
Monday, January 3, 2022 - New Year's Holiday
 

All services are FREE to registered Compton College students.
Students must present a valid Compton College student ID card with the most current ASB sticker in order to use SSC resources and facilities.  

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