The FAQ's below are only for the Marlboro Individualized
How do I sign in? Do I have to sign out?
Yes, please remember to sign in and sign out. We have a computerized sign-in system. Just follow the instructions on the screen or ask a staff member. When you are ready to leave, be sure to sign out; it's only one step.
How much does it cost to use the Learning Labs?
It's FREE for
PGCC students for any Learning Foundations course.
What subjects are tutored in the Learning Labs?
The following subjects tutored in the Learning Labs: Developmental English/Writing Skills,
Developmental Mathematics, Developmental Reading/Study
Skills. For specific availability of tutoring for your
course or program , please see our tutoring schedules.
When are the Learning Labs open?
All Learning Labs are open Monday - Friday.
Largo and University Town Center are also open on weekends. Please see our hours of operation for specific operating hours.
Who are the tutors? What are their qualifications?
The tutors are professors at
PGCC, former college professors, former
school teachers, professionals in their fields and peer tutors.
How do I use a Learning Lab?
Each Lab operates on a
walk-in/drop-in basis. Sign in at the sign-in computer with your
PGCC student ID
card (swipe the card through the card reader). Then, ask a Lab staff member how to see a tutor or how to
access a computer. If you are traveling a long distance to see a tutor
for a specialized area, please call ahead to ensure tutoring availability.
When should I come to a Learning Lab?
As soon as you want help or need help with a course or to talk to a tutor about the material in one of your courses.
What do I need to bring to the Learning Lab?
Assignments from your instructors, textbooks, handouts from your
classes, class notes, or any other course material you wish to discuss.
How much time will I get with a tutor?
How much individual attention? That depends on how busy the Learning
Lab is, but individual tutoring per student should not exceed
per day. Allow time to visit with a tutor. Don't come in at the last
minute just before a test or just before a paper is due. Please see our
tutoring policies for more information.
Does every Learning Lab have computers that I can use?
Yes. Computers are available specifically for student use. A staff member is
present to help students access and understand the software they need to
complete course work. You can also work on papers in the Learning Lab, but
bring your flash drive to save your work. You can also e-mail your work to
your own e-mail address.
Can I study with my classmates in a study group?
No. Group study is encouraged at the Library. Study groups may reserve the
group-study rooms in the Library , so
contact a staff member at the
Library where you would like to create a study group.
Does each Learning Lab have assistive resources?
Yes. Each Lab's computers are equipped with the latest screen reading and
You can also contact the
Disabilities Support Office at your particular campus for additional information.