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Tutoring and Academic Support

​Dreaming for Success/Multicultural Center

Room: W-124

Phone: 214-860-8514

Website: mountainviewcollege.edu/international

 

The Dreaming for Success/Multicultural Center assists international students with information about obtaining F-1 Visas, and with information for foreign student matriculation into MVC. This office is responsible for SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System) compliance, and also advises students whose first language is not English regarding English as a second language class opportunities. Our Center also provides support and resources to our DACA students (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).

Instructional Support Learning Center

Room: W (139-146, 172, 254)

Phone: 214-860-8879

Website: mountainviewcollege.edu/instructionalsupport

 The goals of MVC Instructional Support Labs are:

  • To provide skillful learning assistance to students.
  • To promote the use of emerging technologies throughout the learning process.
  • To provide open lab access to students and faculty/staffed with trained assistants.
  • To provide accessible, adaptive resources for diverse learners.
  • To support academic programs by providing one-on-one tutoring, peer tutoring, and small group workshops.

Language Center

Room: W172

Phone: 214-860-8889

Website: mountainviewcollege.edu/language

The Language Center offers the following services:

  • Provides individual help to every MVC student according to their needs.
  • Provides a comfortable learning environment.
  • ESOL students receive help to use different programs to increase skills in reading and writing to successfully pass the EXIT exam.

Reading Learning Center

Room: W144

Phone: 214-860-8838

Website: mountainviewcollege.edu/reading

The goals of MVC Instructional Support are:

  • Provides individual help to every MVC student according to their reading needs.
  • Provides a comfortable learning environment.
  • MVC students receive help to use different programs to increase skills in reading to successfully pass the TSI exam.Open Computer Lab

Open Computer Lab

Room: W141 & W142

Phone: 214-860-8687

Website: mountainviewcollege.edu/openlab

 

The Open Lab, also referred to as the Instructional Computer Lab, is open to all currently enrolled Mountain View College and DCCCD students on a first-come, first-served basis. The Open Computer Lab provides limited support to currently enrolled students in the use of computers and general academic software applications.

  • Provides individual help to every MVC student according to their needs.
  • Provides a comfortable learning environment.
  • ESOL students receive help to use different programs to increase skills in reading and writing to successfully pass the EXIT exam.

 

The Open Lab provides computers, classroom-related software, and technical assistance including:

  • 43 PCs
  • 2 Macs
  • 5 PCs with OCR Recognition scanners
  • 2 laser printers (black ink only)
  • Pay-for-Print (Cost for print jobs is 10 cents per page, black ink only. Please bring the minimum deposit of $1 for the printers. Change is not provided.)
  • Bring your own headphones. If you do not have any, a small supply is available for checkout with a student ID card.

Math Center

Room: W145-146

Phone: 214-860-8712

Website: mountainviewcollege.edu/mathcenter

 

The Math Center is a drop-in service center for students who need help with mathematical sciences. Peer tutors are on staff to assist. Come visit us! We are here to help.

The Math Center offers the following services:

Tutoring services include help with: Homework, preparing for quizzes and tests, and reviewing quizzes and tests.

Math Lab

Room: W145

Phone: 214-860-8712

Website: mountainviewcollege.edu/mathcenter

The Math Lab is a drop-in service center for students who need help with mathematics. Peer tutors are on staff to assist. Come visit us! We are here to help.

The Math Center offers the following services:   

  • Assistance for students in: all DMAT classes, MATH1314, 1316, 2412, 2513, 2414, 2315, 1324, 1325, 2342, 1350, 1351, 1332.
  • Tutoring services include help with: Homework, preparing for quizzes and tests, and reviewing quizzes and tests.
  • Technology assistance: Software-My Math Lab, Hawkes Learning; Calculators-Graphing, Scientific.
  • GED prep
  • Adult Basic Education