Online, Drop-in Tutoring

The Learning Center provides three options for drop-in, online tutoring. Access to all drop-in, online tutoring is available in the left navigation of your Canvas course shells.

TLC Online Tutoring: Learning Center staff are available in virtual tutoring rooms across disciplines for synchronous, video, or chat drop-in tutoring.

  • Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. 
  • Friday, Closed during the summer

*To access online tutoring with Learning Center tutors, click on TLC Online Tutoring in the left navigation of your Canvas course shells.

NetTutor: A third-party online tutoring service that offers tutoring 24/7 across disciplines (Discipline availability and hours vary). Skyline College Learning Center tutors are not available through this service.  

*To access NetTutor tutoring click on NetTutor in the left navigation of your Canvas course shells.

Star-CA: A consortium of colleges working together to offer online tutoring across disciplines. A few of the Learning Center’s tutors dedicate time to working as part of this project. Tutoring sessions may or may not be with a Skyline College Learning Center tutors based on tutor schedules. 

*To access Star-CA tutoring click on NetTutor in the left navigation of your Canvas course shells.

You can also request a tutoring appointment with a Learning Center tutor!

The Learning Center provides online tutoring (synchronous: video or chat), email tutoring, and telephone tutoring by appointment. To make an appointment (email, phone and/or online tutoring) with a Learning Center tutor please submit a tutoring request form.

  • Email Tutoring: TLC will be offering Email Tutoring for students that have a quick question/would like to drop-off an assignment for further guidance.
  • Phone Conference Tutoring: TLC will also be offering phone conferences for students with quick questions about assignments. These will be 15-minute call conferences.
  • Online tutoring by appointment: Online tutoring operated by Learning Center staff and tutors.

Students can also access online, drop-in tutoring and other Learning Center remote services through our LSKL 800 and LSKL 803 Canvas course shells. If you are not currently registered for LSKL 800 or LSKL 803:

  • Go to WebSMART to register for LSKL 803. This is a free, non-credit course that simply provides access to tutoring (CRN 40809


  • Request to be added to the LSKL 803 Canvas shell by sending your name and G# to: skytlc@smccd.ed