Academic Learning Center

The Academic Learning Center, or ALC, provides all BRCC students with a safe and supportive environment for learning while also promoting peer interaction through conversation and collaboration. The Center, be it brick and mortar or virtual, offers a variety of resources designed to help students achieve their educational goals. 

The ALC is located on the first floor of the Magnolia (Library) building. You may also access our services by joining the course "ALC Online Tutoring and Resources SP 2022" course on Canvas or drop us a line at 

New to BRCC?

Stop by the Academic Learning Center in the Magnolia Pavilion, or email us at to set up an appointment so we can meet in Zoom, to inquire about Canvas, LoLA, Online Classes, Schedules etc. Look for our flyers on Canvas that tell you about our events. Access to our Zoom session is through our Canvas course "ALC Tutoring & Online Resources." Can't find it? Email for assistance. 


Academic Learning Center (ALC) Services:

Free Tutoring

The Academic Learning Center provides *free tutoring* to all registered BRCC students either in person or via Zoom. We offer tutoring in the areas of Math, Science, and Languages. Our writing tutors can assist you with writing across all subject areas and no matter what stage of the writing process you're at.

You may take advantage of virtual drop-in tutoring by accessing our "ALC Online Tutoring & Resources" course in CANVAS. Once you are in the course you will also have access to tutor availability and schedules. Currently tutoring is available on a drop in basis. 

Alternatively, you may access SMARTHINKING online tutoring (24/7) via any course in Canvas. 



Study Space & Computer Lab

On campus, the Academic Learning Center also provides a quiet study space for you to tackle your tasks and assignments while on campus. We have study rooms to accommodate small groups. While here you also have access to computers and printers.


Participate in hands-on workshops on various math, writing, and study skills topics which will now be offered virtually. Announcements for these workshops will be made on CANVAS.  

Study Groups

The ALC staff can guide you should you want to set up virtual study groups. You can host these study groups in the ALC's zoom session so that you have access to a tutor. Alternatively, you may also use SMARTHINKING to set up virtual study groups. Guidance on these is also available in the ALC.

Study Tips and Academic Guidance

Got a question? Need some direction? ALC staff are available Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. to chat. Staff will work with you to address concerns, offer suggestions or referrals, and recommend learning strategies. Email us at to request an appointment. 

Support for Online Learning including Canvas & LoLA Help

ALC staff can also help you navigate CANVAS and LoLA. Please visit us through our CANVAS course or email us at