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Student Center for Academic Achievement (SCAA)

Fostering academic success since 2001

Upcoming Events


Study with the Peer Academic Coaches

Drop by CORE Room 338 to meet and study with the Peer Academic Coaches! PACs are available from 12:00-1:00pm and all are welcome in this study space.


Open Study @ SCAA

On Fridays throughout the semester students can utilize the SCAA (CORE 343) for independent study space between 10am-4pm (drop-in). Come enjoy the view with us!


Last day of Fall services

The last day of tutoring and coaching services is the last day of Fall 2023 classes. SCAA services will resume in January for Spring 2024.

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.

"Open Study" Fridays

Mondays through Thursdays the SCAA's main space (CORE Building, 343) is reserved for tutoring/coaching services. On Fridays, however, students can utilize the center for individual or small-group study space. Drop in between 10:00am-4:00pm. Come enjoy the view with us!

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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

Fall 2023 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.

Fall 2023 Tutoring/Coaching/Service Hours

  • Mondays - Thursdays10am-7pm (5-7pm online appointments only)
  • Fridays: 10am-2pm (online appointments only)
  • Sundays: 11am-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