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Academic Success and Tutoring Center (ASTC)

Welcome to the Academic Success and Tutoring Center!

Mission

The mission of the ASTC is to provide tutoring, support, and resources to Solano students, helping them to grow as strong, independent, and active learners in their academic and professional pursuits. Our team is made up of experienced staff, faculty, classroom 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 class? Are you struggling with a subject? A math problem? An essay? You’ve come to the right place. We can help you. Our staff has been trained to give you the extra edge you need to succeed.

Our FREE services:

  • Drop-in tutoringStudents learning anatomy by using life size models for a more indepth look.
  • A supportive and comfortable place to study/do homework
  • Computers and printers
  • Appointments with tutors of your choice*
  • Work with an instructional assistant*
  • 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

We have locations on all three campuses:

Fairfield – Inside the Library
Mondays-Thursdays  9am – 6pm

Fridays  9am – 2pm

Vacaville Center – Room 138
Mondays-Thursdays  9am – 6pm

Fridays  9am – 2pm

Vallejo Center – Room 124
Mondays-Thursdays  9am – 6pm

Fridays  CLOSED

 

A recent survey by Solano's Research & Planning Department* shows that, on average, those who use our services outperform those who don't in class.**

**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.