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Kira Hays / Associate editor

Having trouble in math class? Getting behind on chemistry homework because you just don’t understand it?

The Student Success Center is here for you!

Located on the East Campus in the St. Clair Building, Room 111, the Del Mar College Student Success Center, or SSC, is committed to providing students with the facilities, resources and services designed to enhance learning.

It strives to aid students to help them attain academic success, facilitate retention, encourage life-long learning and personal success.

The SSC provides peer-tutoring, success workshops, supplemental instruction and technology resources to assist students to succeed and promote learning outcomes.

The SSC on East Campus is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday  through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday.

Riddhi Patel, a peer tutor for nursing and chemistry, said the SSC is available for every student on campus.

“We have a walk-in service tutoring,” Patel said. “Our tutors have made a B or better in their specific subjects and have a 3.0 or higher GPA.”

All peer-tutors are equipped with the knowledge to help any student with any subject.

“Students can come in whenever they want, at any time of the day and we’ll be here to help them,” Patel said.

The SSC also has a location on the West Campus to better serve all Del Mar College students. The West Campus SSC is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and is located in the ET building, Room 114.

Patel’s advice for any student seeking tutoring is to not wait until the last minute.

“The minute you recognize you are having trouble understanding a concept, just come here and we can help you,” Patel said.  “We will explain it in a manner that students will understand and in a language they will understand.”

To learn more about the Del Mar College Student Success Center, call 698-2265 or visit


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