Learning Skills Center (LSC)

The Learning Skills Center at Kishwaukee College provides tutoring services for Kishwaukee College students and testing services for Kishwaukee College students and community residents.

Location: A1300 Directions to LSC

Phone Number: 815-825-2086, ext. 3880

Fall Semester Hours:

Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Friday 8.a.m. - 4 p.m.

Kishwaukee College will be closed on Sep. 1 (Labor Day), Oct 17 (Fall break), Nov. 27 & 28 (Thanksgiving), and Dec. 24-Jan 4 (Winter break).

Testing Services

Testing Services provides secure and convenient academic testing for Kishwaukee College students and community residents while maintaining and adhering to all standards set forth by the National College Testing Association (NCTA).

Testing Services is open during LSC hours.

*A photo ID is required for all types of testing.

Visit Testing Services webpage for a complete list of services and guidelines.

Tutoring Services

Tutoring for Kishwaukee College students is regularly available in the following academic areas: mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, accounting, English, reading, and Spanish. One-on-one assistance in study skills is also available. Tutoring schedules are available in the Learning Skills Center and on our page in MyKC portal. The tutoring service is free, and no appointment is necessary.

Writing Lab

The Writing Lab answers all of writing-related questions regardless of the class or assignment. No appointment is necessary, and students can get help individually or in small groups.

Computer Lab

The Center has a 12-station academic computer lab. All machines are Windows PCs and run a variety of programs, including Microsoft Office, internet browsers, and Maple & Hawkes Learning Systems. In addition, several tutorials to enhance classroom performance are also available, including Derive. Food and drinks are prohibited from the lab. The lab is open during regular Learning Skills Center hours.

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