Resources for Successful Students
What do Successful Math Students do?
Successful students know that when they are struggling, they are learning. To help you productively struggle, there are lots of FREE RESOURCES on campus to help you achieve your math goal!!
The Math Emporium
Math Emporium students are required to attend their section time via Zoom in which they are enrolled, however, they are also allowed and encouraged to join any of the other Zoom meetings as often as they want. The instructor and IA in any Math Emporium section is there to support all Math Emporium students. Come and utilize all this mode has to offer 9:30am to 12:45pm and 1:45pm to 5:30pm Monday through Thursday.
NetTutor, Free online tutoring resource
Las Positas College offers a convenient way for students to receive FREE online tutoring on or off campus. NetTutor provides live tutoring in most subjects. As you’re working on homework or writing papers, we encourage you to take full advantage of online tutoring via NetTutor.
NetTutor tutors are available for live sessions, to answer submitted questions, and to review papers 24 hours a day, any day of the week.
As a currently enrolled student at Las Positas College, you can connect with a tutor immediately. All NetTutor tutors are highly qualified professional tutors, available anytime day or night! The link to NetTutor can be found in the left hand menu in your Canvas course. Just click NetTutor and follow the instructions.
Smart Shops! (Not Available Summer 2021)
What are Smart Shops? These are a series of workshops led by experienced faculty on a variety of topics that are geared toward helping you be better students. The Smart Shop Series will cover academics, transfer, and career topics, as well as Brain Research and Growth Mindset, Test Taking Strategies, and Math Anxiety.
Need to explore majors or learn about exciting careers? Need to improve your writing or study skills? Want to learn how to identify Fake News so you can be a more informed citizen? Need help applying for transfer? Well then, don’t wait!
The Tutorial Center offers free peer tutoring. Emporium students are welcome to attend any of their drop-in math help hours. Free drop-in tutoring for a variety of subjects is available. Drop-in hours are very limited for the Summer 2021 semester so we highly encourage you to use the Math Emporium peer tutors and/or utilize NetTutor. Students can also receive more individualized weekly tutoring sessions with a peer tutor. Please visit the Tutorial Center Website for more information. The link can be found in Canvas under the LPC Student Support Hub.
Your Math Instructor
Math Faculty members have office hours specifically to give them a chance to provide students with assistance in a more personalized way than class time can allow. You are encouraged to approach your instructor during office hours and ask questions on a regular basis.
Your Fellow Students!
90% of what you talk about, you remember. Use the Discussion Boards in Canvas to get help from your classmates.
For more information please contact:
Math Emporium -
Hours of operation:
9:30 am to 9:15 pm
Monday - Thursday
Monday - Thursday
9:30 am to 12:45 pm
1:45 pm to 5:30 pm