Academic Services & Tutoring

Tutoring & Academic Support Center (TASC)

Oceanside, Building 1200: 760.795.6682
San Elijo, Room 105: 760.757.2121 x7748
Community Learning Center, Academic Support Center: 760.795.8724

The Tutoring and Academic Support Center (TASC) is committed to enhancing student retention and success by providing assistance to students through innovative academic support services. Full- and part-time students enrolled at MiraCosta College are eligible to use these services free of charge.

TASC assists students by providing individual and group tutoring, supplemental learning assistance, self-help materials, and student success workshops on a variety of subjects. Services are available during day and evening hours at the Community Learning Center and the San Elijo and Oceanside campuses.

Math Learning Center (MLC)

Oceanside, Building 1200: 760.757.2121, x6381
San Elijo, Room 103: 760.944.4449, x7781
CLC, Room 136: 760.757.2121, x8843

The Math Learning Center (MLC) provides assistance to MiraCosta math students through a variety of services. Services are free of charge and include drop-in tutoring; help with homework for individuals or groups; self-help materials, such as video lectures; computers to allow students to work with online homework systems; textbook and calculator checkout (for use only in the MLC at OC/SAN); and make-up test or quiz services (at OC/SAN). MLC services are available during day and evening hours at both the Oceanside and San Elijo campus libraries and morning to early afternoon at the CLC branch. Free math help--what could be better!

Writing Center

Oceanside, Building 1200 (first floor)
San Elijo, Room 112 (first floor): 760.795.6861 
CLC, Room 136: 760.757.2121, x8844

The Writing Center is for all writers and readers, whether you are an advanced writer looking for a second opinion or a beginning writer just developing your skills. Perhaps you are plagued by grammar issues or have trouble with assigned reading. Whatever your writing and reading goals, the Writing Center is the place for you! We can also help you prepare for speeches and presentations.

Feel free to write in the center and get input as needed--no appointment necessary. We help with writing, reading, transfer and scholarship essays, and parts of speech. Even better, our services are free of charge! Stop by today and get to know us. Don't want to come in? We also provide online services. 

STEM Learning Center

Oceanside, Building 1200 (first floor): 760.795.6861

The Nordson Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Learning Center provides comprehensive tutoring and drop-in counseling for students enrolled in chemistry, physics, math, biology, biotechnology, physical science, and computer science courses. In addition to tutoring workspace, the center provides independent and group study areas, state-of-the art computer equipment and software, reference materials, and resources and equipment, such as microscopes, slide sets, and scientific calculators. The center also hosts STEM workshops and social events. You can find a workshop and event calendar on the center’s website.