The Academic Success Center

Be successful with your classes!
We offer personal tutoring
and resources that help.

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Spring Semester Hours


ASC will be closed on January 16

  • Monday-Thursday
    8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday
    8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Note:  During semester breaks, the ASC operates on a modified schedule. Contact the ASC at 828-448-3115 for hours of operation.


Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center supports students by providing tutoring, testing services, and college preparation assistance.

  • ASC professional tutors are available in-person and online.
  • Peer tutors offer assistance in specific courses based on individual needs.
  • The ASC testing room provides a quiet place to make-up a test, re-take a test, or sit for a proctored exam.
  • Resources are available to prepare for placement tests.

Tutoring Services

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General Assistance

General assistance is available in the ASC to help students who are having common issues such as how to upload a file in Moodle, resetting their student password, saving a file to a flash drive, etc. Assistance is also provided for study skills, time management, and testing preparations.


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Professional Tutoring

Tutoring by ASC professional tutors is available face-to-face and online when classes are in session.

Fall and Spring Tutoring:

  • Drop-in tutoring is available in writing Monday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  For evening hours, call 828-448-3115.
  • Visit the In-person Professional Tutoring page for more information.
  • WC Online Scheduling Instructions
  • Drop-in tutoring is available in math Monday and Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 pm & 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. during Fall and Spring semester.
  • Please visit our e-Tutoring page for a detailed schedule and directions for logging into an online session.

Other tutoring is available by appointment. Check with the ASC regarding available subjects and times.


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Peer Tutoring

One-on-one peer tutoring is a FREE service provided to any WPCC curriculum student.  Students may request a peer tutor in any subject in which they are having difficulty. Visit the Peer Tutoring page for more information.

If you are interested in becoming a peer tutor, check out the job description for more information.

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Tutoring in multiple subjects is available through ThinkingStorm, an online tutoring platform. ThinkingStorm is accessible through WPCC Moodle course pages. Please visit our e-Tutoring page for information about accessing ThinkingStorm.

If you are using a screen reader and are having difficulty, please contact Lisa Shaw at (828) 448-3116 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday during normal college operations.

Proctor Services

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Test Proctoring

The Academic Success Center assists students who require a proctor for distance learning courses at other institutions (a fee is required) on a limited basis for the fall semester.  For more information, please contact Lisa Shaw, ASC Director at (828) 448-3116 or via

Contact the ASC

Academic Success Center

WPCC Library/Academic Success Center
Phifer Hall

(828) 448-3115

Lisa Shaw

Director, Academic Success Center
(828) 448-3116