Tutoring Programs

Support for Academic Success

If you need help in a class, you're not alone! We offer tutoring programs to help you succeed with your academic goals. Use all available resources early to get the best start in your classes. We are here to help!

Foothill College Virtual Tutoring

June 29–August 6  •  Summer 2020

We use Zoom to pair you with a tutor. You'll need a quiet space and a computer with a microphone to participate.

Steps to Meet with a Tutor

  1. SELECT program from dropdown menu for tutoring hours.
  3. FIND the Student Support Portal or Tutoring Link on the left menu. 
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  4.  FIND the Tutoring Tile on the SS Portal page.
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Pass the Torch (Peer-to-peer tutoring for core courses in English, ESLL and Math)



Pass the Torch will be closed for summer. The office will be open again on Sept. 1.

Pass the Torch teams will meet online via ZOOM, according to team schedules.  For more information, contact Elvia Herrera by email at herreraelvia@fhda.edu.

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Visit Pass the Torch website to learn more about the program.

STEM Center (Accounting, Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Math, Networking, Physics, The Garden, The Village)

Summer Hours

June 29–Aug. 6
M-TH: Noon–4 p.m.
F: Closed

  • Tutoring available for Accounting, Chemistry, CS, Economics, Math, Physics all levels.
  • Only the Main Lab will be open.
  • The Garden is closed during the Summer.

For topic-specific tutor availability, see STEM Center Lab Hours

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Visit STEM Center website to learn more about the program.

Teaching & Learning Center (Support with reading and writing for all subjects)

Summer Hours

Drop-in TLC Tutoring
June 29–Aug. 6

M-TH Noon–4 p.m.

NCEL Conversation Groups
June 29–Aug. 21
9 a.m–1 p.m.
W 9 a.m–12:30 p.m.

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Visit Teaching & Learning Center website to learn more about the program.

NetTutor (24/7 online tutoring)

For hours when the Teaching & Learning Center (TLC), STEM Center, and Pass the Torch are closed, or for subjects not covered by Foothill's tutoring centers, you can get additional online tutoring support from NetTutor, a 24/7 online tutoring service. For more information about NetTutor, please visit Online Learning Tutoring Services.

Specialized Programs

We have Summer Bridge for Math and English and MPS for Math 10 Statistics. Check out options below.

English Bridge

Provides a summer review session for students interested in preparing for an English placement retest.



State-funded program serving students who are financially and educationally disadvantaged. Includes one-on-one tutoring.


Math Performance Success

Would you like extra help with Math 10: Statistics?

If yes, the MPS program provides support to help you complete your general education, transfer and associate degree math requirement.


Math Summer Bridge

Summer review session for students preparing for a math placement retest.


COVID-19 Update: All Tutoring Centers will be CLOSED for in-person tutoring through Dec. 11, 2020.