Academic Success and Tutoring Center (ASTC)
Would you like to work at the ASTC?
We're currently accepting applications for 2019-2020!
Check out the Jobs at ASTC page for details and applications.
The mission of the ASTC is to provide tutoring, support, and resources to help Solano students grow as strong, independent, and active learners in their academic and professional pursuits. Our team is made up of experienced staff, faculty, instructional assistants, and trained peer tutors who are proficient in their subjects.
"The ASTC has greatly influenced my success at school." – Eamon Tiernan-Long
Are you ready to get a step ahead in your classes? Are you struggling with a subject? A math problem? An essay? Studying for a quiz or exam? You’ve come to the right place. We can help!
Our FREE services:
- Drop-in tutoring
- A supportive and comfortable place to study/do homework
- Computers and printers
- Appointments with tutors*
- Work with instructional assistants*
- Meet with instructors*
- Group tutoring*
- Student success workshops
- Canvas and MySolano support
- White board use
- Information on other campus resources
*Subjects and availability can vary
Visit us at all three campuses:
Fairfield – Inside the Library
Vacaville Center – Room 138
Vallejo Center – Room 124
A recent study done by Solano's Research & Planning Department shows that, on average, those who use the ASTC academically outperform those who don't use our services.**
**Research & Planning Department’s survey was July 2018: Retention – ASTC users 92.4% vs. non-ASTC users 88.4%; Success rates – ASTC users 77% vs. non-ASTC users 70%; Average term GPA – ASTC users 2.40 vs. non-ASTC users 2.09; Students who ultimately drop or fail class – only 6.3% visited the ASTC.