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Student Center for Academic Achievement (SCAA)

The SCAA provides tutoring for math, statistics, the sciences, and writing, as well as other student learning services and programs.

Spring Break

The SCAA will pause its services from Sunday, March 26th through Sunday, April 2nd for Spring Break. We'll see you in your April appointments/sessions!

Work With Us - Fall 2023 Opportunities

Now accepting applications for Fall 2023 Peer Leadership positions (priority application window: March 6th through April 15th)! If you are interested in working for the SCAA, there are 6 different opportunities — Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders, Peer Tutors for Math/Stats), Peer Tutors for the Sciences, Writing Tutors, Writing Associates (WA), and Receptionists. The SCAA's Work With Us webpage has position descriptions and the link to the online application.

Open Study Fridays

Throughout the week (Mondays through Thursdays) the SCAA's main space (CORE Building, 343) is reserved for tutoring services. On Fridays, however, students can utilize the center for "open study" space. Come enjoy the view with us!

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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Online Writing Lab

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

Submit a paper
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Need help outside of our normal hours? eTutoring offers 24/7 help with a wide range of subjects. GO TO ETUTORING
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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 2023 Business Hours

  • Mondays-Fridays: 9am-5pm
    • "Open Study" space Fridays, 10am-4pm

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

Spring 2023 Tutoring/Service Hours

  • Mondays-Thursdays: 10am-7pm (5-7pm online)
  • Fridays: 10am-2pm (online only)
  • Sundays: 11am-4pm (online only)

NOTE: Some Supplemental Instruction (SI) Sessions may be scheduled outside of these hours.

Holidays & Closures

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

  • The first or second Friday of each month due to all-staff trainings
  • Finals Week
  • 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