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Tutoring and Writing Centers: Tutoring Center

The Tutoring Center provides instructional support to all students. Services include individual tutoring by appointment, drop-in assistance (when a tutor is available), guided small-group study sessions, and assistance for related computer software.

Tutoring services will resume during the Fall 2021 semester. Please check back for updates. Thank You.

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 UPDATE

The Tutoring and Writing Centers have moved to online tutoring with limited in-person, on campus tutoring. See below for instructions on how to schedule an appointment.

Hours of operation for the Tutoring & Writing Center's Scheduling Room:

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 7:30 pm 
Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Message from the Coordinator

While we work to provide the best possible virtual tutoring service to all of you, we understand that there may be some connection and other system-wide issues. If you find you are unable to connect with us, please view your Prince George's Community College email for any notifications from e-Learning about disruptions. If outages do occur, rest assured we will be back with you as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding. We hope everyone is staying safe.

Online tutoring will be held in Zoom. It will utilize your computer’s microphone and camera. We recommend that you use the Zoom application or the Google Chrome web browser. You may schedule 1 appointment per day/maximum of 3 appointments per week, per subject.

How To Request A Tutoring Center Tutor For Online Tutoring


  • Please check the tutor’s current weekly availability
  • Look for your course and an available appointment time
  • Please consider an alternate time in case your first choice is not available
  • When you are ready to make an appointment, click on this link and you will be directed to the Tutoring & Writing Center’s Scheduling Room
  • •    You will be asked to “Please enter your name”
    •    Type your name (first and last) and click “OK
    •    You will be placed in a waiting room. Please wait patiently for the schedulers to admit you. 
    •    Once you are admitted to the Scheduling room, please be ready to provide:
    • Your 7 digit student ID number
    • Your Name (first and last)
    • Your course number (e.g.CHM 1010)
    • The tutor’s name
    • The time you would like to meet (may need to provide an alternate time)
  • Upon verification and if that time is available, you will be scheduled and provided a link to your one-on-one session with the tutor.  The link is the address that you must put in your web browser to enter your tutoring appointment.  Please write this information down or copy and paste it into a new window for use at the time of your appointment.  You may then exit the scheduling session. 

How To Join Your Scheduled Online Tutoring Session


  • Enter the link that you were provided in the Tutoring and Writing Center’s Scheduling Room in your web browser.
  • Type your name (first and last) and click “Join.”
  • You will be placed in a waiting room and your tutor will admit you at your scheduled tutoring time.
  • Please wait patiently for the tutor to admit you into the session.

How To Request A Tutoring Center Tutor For On-Campus Tutoring
(Please note that on-campus appointments must be made 24 hrs. in advance)


  • Please check the tutor’s current weekly availability
  • Locate the tutor(s) that are available for on-campus tutoring
  • Look for your course and an available appointment time
  • Please consider an alternate time in case your first choice is not available
  • When you are ready to make an appointment, click on this link and you will be directed to the Tutoring & Writing Center’s Scheduling Room
  • You will be asked to “Please enter your name”
  • Type your name (first and last) and click “OK
  • You will be placed in a waiting room. Please wait patiently for the schedulers to admit you. 
  • Once you are admitted to the Scheduling room, please be ready to provide:
    • Your 7 digit student ID number
    •  Your Name (first and last)
    • Your pgcc student email address
    • Your course number (e.g.CHM 1010)
    • The tutor’s name
    • The time you would like to meet (may need to provide an alternate time)
  • Upon verification and if that time is available, you will be scheduled and sent a confirmation email to your pgcc student email. Please read and save this confirmation as it will contain vital information on accessing the campus for your in-person Tutoring Center appointment. You may then exit the scheduling room.

What is Expected of Me, the Student?


  • You are expected to arrive ON TIME for each of your online appointments
  • You should have books, lecture notes, syllabi, and assignments with you
  • You should read and attempt any assigned material prior to coming to your online appointment
  •  You should move to a quiet room and try to keep background noises low before starting your online appointment

What Will the Tutoring Center Not Do?


  • The Tutoring Center will not do your homework for you. It is your responsibility to come prepared.
  • The Tutoring Center will not provide answers to take-home tests or assignments that count toward your final course grade.
  • The Tutoring Center will not sign off that you have attended a tutoring appointment.
What Subjects are Available?
Tutoring in the following subjects is offered: 
  • Accounting (ACC)
  • Biology (BIO)
  • Chemistry (CHM)
  • Developmental Learning Support (DLS)
  • Information Technology (INT) 
  • Math (MAT)    
  • Nursing (NUR)  
  • Physical Science (PSC)
  • Physics (PHY)
  • Spanish (SPN)  
Subject availability changes each semester. On a weekly basis, students may make an appointment for subjects in which they are currently enrolled.

Lisa Maranto -

Tutoring Center Coordinator/
Associate Professor
Telephone: (301) 546-0082
Email: marantlk@pgcc.edu
Office: Lanham Hall 114I

Abigail Bardi -

Coordinator/Writing Center
Telephone: (301) 546-0598
Email: BARDIAR@pgcc.edu
Office: Lanham Hall 114I

Diane Corbin - 

Administrative Specialist
Telephone: (301) 546-0589
Email: corbindj@pgcc.edu
Office: Lanham Hall 114H

DeJuan Jones -

Scheduling Technician
Telephone: (301) 546-0711
Email: jonesdc1@pgcc.edu
Office: Lanham Hall 114H

Judi Singleton - 

Scheduling Technician
Telephone: (301) 546-0748
Office: Lanham Hall 114H

The Tutoring and Writing Centers are part of the Library and Learning Resources