Isothermal Community College

Campus Services

To provide student access to learning resources to promote success in curriculum courses, Isothermal Community College provides the following Student Learning Resources:

Accounting and Business Career Lab

The Accounting and Business Career Lab is available to provide assistance to students enrolled in many of the accounting, business, and computer courses offered at Isothermal Community College. It is also available to assist Business Science students with resumes, application letters, and searching for jobs. This resource is provided by the Business Sciences Department. The schedule varies, so please check with your instructor to find out when help is available. The phone number is (828) 395-1422. The Accounting and Business Career Lab is located in Room 117 of the Business Sciences Building on the Rutherford campus.

Computer Labs

Computer labs are available in the following locations:

Building
Room
Available Computers
Designated Use(s)
Library, Rutherford Campus
Front
20
Public access computers
 
116
26
Open lab for all students
Business Sciences, Rutherford Campus
119
25
Open lab for Business Sciences students
Polk Center
108E
3
Open lab
Rutherfordton Learning Center
310
25
Open lab for nursing students

Supplemental Instruction (SI)

Supplemental Instruction (SI), a peer tutorial program, is available in courses which are historically difficult for students, such as chemistry, anatomy & physiology, history, and math. This resource is provided by the Academic Development Department. SI Leaders are students who have previously excelled in the course and then sit through the course again, take notes, and working homework along with the students to prepare for the SI sessions they lead outside of class. SI Leaders typically facilitate two sessions per week and students who are enrolled in a course that has this service may attend as many sessions as they wish. Ask your advisor or call (828) 395-1463 for more information concerning this free service.

Math Tutoring

The Open Math Tutoring Lab is available to provide assistance to students enrolled in many of the math courses Isothermal Community College. This resource is provide by the Academic Development Department. The schedule and courses vary from semester to semester, so please check with your instructor to find out when help is available for your math course. For more information, you may call (828) 395-1481 or (828) 395-4212. The Open Math Tutoring Lab is located in Room 141 of the Administration Building on the Rutherford campus.

One-to-One math tutoring is also available. This service is free to students currently enrolled in math courses at Isothermal Community College. Please call (828) 395-1302 for more information or to schedule a One-to-One session.

The Writing Center

The Writing Center is a support service for Isothermal Community College students. The center offers help with all types of writing, research, paper formatting, study skills, reading comprehension, public speaking, and test proctoring. It is not limited to students in English classes; it is for all students in all classes who may need help with language arts. This resource is provided by the Academic Development Department.

The Writing Center is walk-in (no appointment necessary), but students do need to sign in as they arrive and sign out when they leave. Computers are available for students who are utilizing the center for additional help; however, this lab is not an open computer lab. If you cannot come by the Writing Center in person, online help is available through the Writing Center link under Student Resources pull-down menu in Moodle. If you have questions about the Writing Center, you may call (828) 395-1740. The Writing Center is located in Room 211 of the Administration Building.