Tutoring Services

Face-to-Face and Online


COTC offers free tutoring to all students in a variety of subjects.

Face-to-Face Tutoring

  • Located in Hopewell Hall 88
  • Available on a walk-in basis
  • Check schedule for availability
  • Most extended campus hours are limited
  • Nursing tutoring sessions are 30 minutes; sessions for all other subjects are 45 minutes

Newark Campus face-to-face schedule
Extended Campus face-to-face schedule

Online Tutoring

  • Limit of two sessions per class per week, one per day
  • Takes place via Zoom
  • Appointments are 45 minutes long

Schedule an online appointment

Online Paper Submission

  • Writing assignments can be submitted for asynchronous review
  • Assignments are returned within 72 hours; longer wait times may be expected during high volume periods
  • Assignments must be a Microsoft Word doc

Submit a Writing Assignment

For more information about tutoring, please contact John McCauley at mccauley.4@mail.cotc.edu or 740.755.7764.


Information Racks

Here are some additional resources to help jumpstart your learning. These information racks are reviewed at the end of each semester and put together with the help of COTC faculty. 

Tutoring Services is not responsible for the content that appears on any websites that are not associated with Central Ohio Technical College. Websites are approved for the educational information they offer.

English Information Rack

The University of Arizona Global Campus’s Thesis Generator can you help you write a thesis. Fill out the boxes with your ideas, and it will help you organize them into a thesis. 

SUNY Empire State College’s Thesis Generator can help you write a thesis statement for different types of writing assignments. 

The Purdue OWL’s MLA Overview can help you cite your paper in MLA style

The Purdue OWL’s APA Overview can help you cite your paper in APA style

Grammar Now! has many resources on better writing, grammar, and ESL tips.

Columbia College’s APA Citation Guide includes an easy to read “How Do I Cite” for various types of sources for APA style.

Columbia College’s MLA Citation Guide includes an easy to read “How Do I Cite” for various types of sources for MLA style.

Math Information Rack

Lincoln Land Community College’s How to Succeed in Math Courses offers some quick tips for success in math classes.

Lincoln Land Community College’s Math Signal Words can help you understand word problems.


Interested in Becoming a Tutor?

Students who wish to work as tutors are encouraged to apply!

What does a peer tutor do?

  • Assists students with course related concepts and facilitates development of effective, related study skills
  • Conducts one-on-one drop-in tutoring sessions
  • Consult with faculty for course resources, guidance, and direction
  • Works approximately 5 to 10 hours per week

Benefits of being a peer tutor

  • Meet a diverse group of students across a variety of academic disciplines
  • Develop leadership and interpersonal communication skills
  • Reinforce knowledge of course related content
  • Work around class schedule
  • Develop skills for successful transition into the workplace
  • Achieve satisfaction from other students’ academic success


  • Must have received an “A” grade in the course you would like to tutor.
  • Peer tutors need a recommendation from faculty for the courses they wish to tutor in. Please make sure your professor(s) fill out the following form: Faculty Recommendation Form

Apply to be a Peer Tutor