Learning Center and Tutoring

The Learning Center offers all NSCC students free, drop-in academic assistance with courses in which they are currently enrolled at the college. Services include access to computers for research, email, tutorials in course content, and software applications used in classes.

Learning Center Closed for Fall Break

Oct 10–13 the Learning Center will be closed for fall break.


In addition, tutors are available to help in many subjects, especially mathematics and writing. Free online tutoring is also available to students.

SMARTHINKING Online Tutorial Program

  • NSCC has provided you with free access the SMARTHINKING online tutorial program. You may log in from anywhere, at any time and interact with live tutors. They provide tutoring in math, economics, accounting, English and many other subjects. Once logged in to your course, click on Resources at the top, then click on Free Online Tutoring.

Person-to-Person Assistance

  • Writing consultation, 30-minute sessions
  • Mathematics instruction
  • Assistance in use of computers
  • Other forms of assistance by request

Computer-Based Assistance

  • Computer programs to learn and/or practice course content
  • Computer programs to help prepare paper/projects for class, including word processing and presentation software

Other Services

  • Access to e-mail and Internet
  • Access to Library research material


  • Kisber Building, K-164 (inside the John E. Mayfield Library)
    on the Main Campus ~ Map to Main Campus
    120 White Bridge Pike, Nashville, TN 37209

Learning Center Hours

  • Fall Semester Aug 24–Dec 11
    Mon–Thur: 8:00 AM–7:00 PM
    Fri: 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
    Sat: 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
  • Oct 10–13: Learning Center Closed for Fall Break
  • Nov 25–29: Learning Center Closed for Thanksgiving

Contact Us

  • Phone: 615-353-3551
    Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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