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Student Center for Academic Achievement (SCAA)

Fostering academic success since 2001

Upcoming Events


2024-2025 Priority Application Deadline

Students applying to work in the SCAA next academic year should apply prior to the priority deadline. We recommend viewing the position descriptions linked on the Work With Us webpage before applying through our common application.


"Spring Out of Stress" Event in The CORE

Join us in the Entrepreneurship Hub (CORE 178, 1st Floor) for stress management activities, food, games, and academic support between 1-4pm!


Last Day of SCAA Services

The semester is quickly drawing to a close, so be sure to come see us at the SCAA for that extra support before finals! Appointments are available!

We want your feedback

Have you met with a Tutor? Have you met with a Coach? Have you submitted to the Online Writing Lab (OWL)? Your honest feedback will help us make improvements to academic support on campus. Please submit an evaluation of your SCAA experience at this link. Thank you!

SCAA/Library Workshops

Please visit the Library Events and Exhibits calendar for upcoming events in the CORE Building.

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One-on-One Tutoring

Need to work one-on-one with a peer tutor? Schedule a one-time, hour-long appointment (in-person or online).

Subjects Offered
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Drop-in Tutoring

Looking for help today (no appointment)? Drop by the SCAA in Room 343 of the CORE Building between 10:00am-4:00pm.

Subjects Offered
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SCAAlar Appointments Program

Students can apply for the privilege of having 4 pre-scheduled weekly appointments in a row, an exception to regular SCAA policies.

Learn more
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Peer Academic Coaching

Meet one-on-one with a PAC coach to develop plans for a successful academic journey. Learn more
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Online Writing Lab

Get written feedback on your writing assignments within 72 hours—no appointment necessary.

Submit a paper
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Supplemental Instruction (SI)

SI provides peer-facilitated, collaborative study sessions each week for difficult courses. Learn More

SCAA Hours & Holidays

Spring 2024 Business Hours

  • Mondays-Fridays: 9am-5pm

The SCAA Reception Team and/or SCAA Admin Team members are available in the CORE Location (343) Monday-Friday during these hours.

Spring 2024 Tutoring/Coaching/Service Hours

  • Mondays - Thursdays10am-7pm (5-7pm online appointments only)
  • Fridays: 12-4pm (online appointments only)

Holidays & Closures

The SCAA will be closed on the following days of the academic year:

  • Select Fridays due to all-staff trainings
  • Finals Week
  • Memorial Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Week
  • Cesar Chavez Day
  • Spring Break Week

Location & Contact Info

Student Center for Academic Achievement (SCAA)
  • CORE Building, Third Floor (Room 343)
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • Hayward, CA 94542

Visit the SCAA in the CORE Building, Third Floor