The Learning Center

The Learning Center is a free instructional support service that provides tutoring and other resources to reinforce and supplement classroom instruction for all registered Central Arizona College (CAC) students. Students may use the Learning Centers to work on assignments, access the internet to gather information for courses, use the internet to register for courses, and/or access online courses. You will find highly qualified staff available to assist you at the Learning Centers. Please use the Internet responsibly, read the Internet Acceptable Use Policy before using computers.

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Vision:  The foremost choice for student support and tutoring excellence.

Mission:         Tutoring students to become transformative, self-directed learners

                              Reaching students via multiple modalities

                              Understanding the value and diversity of each learner

                              Empowering students through active learning








Student Loaner Laptop Program for Summer & Fall 2020

Are you in need of a loaner laptop?

CAC has laptops available for students to borrow at no charge!

To obtain a loaner laptop, please visit CAC’s Signal Peak Campus on one of the following dates:

Thursday, 07/09/2020, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm, Room O-200

Thursday, 07/16/2020, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm, Room O-200

Thursday, 07/23/2020, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm, Room O-200

Thursday, 07/30/2020, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm, Room O-200

Directions to CAC’s Signal Peak Campus and a campus map:

Students must bring the following, as they are required during the checkout process:

  1. A government-issued ID (such as a driver’s license)
  2. Your CAC student ID number
  3. If you are under 18, an adult co-signer must also be present to sign the Use Agreement before the equipment can be issued.

A limited number of loaner laptops are available.

For additional information email:

Tutoring Services

If you need help, go to Blackboard where you are already enrolled in Online Tutoring!

Live Synchronous Tutoring with or without an appointment

Monday through Thursday from 8 AM to 7 PM. Other days and times available by appointment please check the schedule.

To access Online Tutoring:

  • ·Log into Blackboard
  • ·Enter your Combined Tutoring course
  • ·Use the left-hand navigation and click on Ultra Tutor Rooms (the very first button on the upper left).
  • ·If you already have an appointment, locate your tutor by name and click on that tutor to start your session.
  • ·If you do not have an appointment, Navigate to the Start Here/ Talk to a Tutor module to schedule an appointment.
  • ·Once you have an appointment, locate your tutor by name and click on that tutor to start your session.

Do you need help with Writing? A specific Science or Math question?

 Asynchronous Online is available for Writing, Math and Science. Responses should be back to you within 36 hours of submission.

  • ·Log into Blackboard
  • ·Enter your Combined Tutoring course
  • ·Use the left-hand navigation and click on the desired module [Writing, Math or Science]
  • ·Papers, in-progress or completed, may be submitted to “Writing/Submit an Essay.”
  • ·Questions may be asked of math and science tutors by clicking the subject link/Ask a Question.
    • Type the question in the comment box or,
    • Upload a document.
  • ·Responses appear where you submitted the question for feedback.
Aravaipa Campus

Aravaipa campusHours:
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday-Sundays and National Holidays – Closed

80440 E. Aravaipa Rd.
Winkelman, AZ 85192


Corporate Center Campus

Casa Grande Center

CAC Casa Grande Center

Tuesday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday – Monday, and National Holidays — Closed

540 N. Camino Mercado Suite 1
Casa Grande, AZ 85122


Maricopa Campus

Maricopa campus building C

Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday – Sundays and National Holidays – Closed

17945 N. Regent Dr.
Maricopa, AZ 85138


San Tan Campus

san tan campus

Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday – Sundays and National Holidays – Closed

3736 E. Bella Vista Rd.
San Tan Valley, AZ 85143


Signal Peak Campus

signal peak campusHours:
Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday through Sunday and National Holidays – Closed

8470 N. Overfield Rd.
Coolidge, AZ 85128


Superstition Mountain Campus

Superstition Mountain campus

Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday – Sundays and National Holidays – Closed

805 S. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119




  • ·30-minute or hour-long sessions (appointment, walk-in, or as a class presentation).
  • ·Completed at any CAC campus.
  • ·Tailored to a specific class.

For more information, contact Sue Phillips in the SPC Learning Center at (520) 494-5978 or at

  • ·Tem Fuller SMC Learning Center 480-677-7740
  • ·Sylvia Vega STC Learning Center 520-494-7847
  • ·Monica Ulich MAR Learning Center 520-494-6428
Student Success Workshops

Student Success Workshops

  • ·Become a Self-regulated learner
  • ·Stress Management
  • ·College Survival Guide
  • ·Surviving your College Math Class
  • ·Test-Taking Strategies
  • ·Time Management
  • ·Memory Improvement
Writing Skills Workshops

Writing Skills Workshops

  • ·MLA Formatting
  • ·APA Formatting
  • ·Resume Writing
  • ·Visual Literacy
  • ·Context Clues
  • ·Dictionary Skills
  • ·Note Taking
  • ·PowerPoint 2016
  • ·Prezi
  • ·Topic and Main Idea
Custom Workshops

Custom Workshops

Fake News

Fake news is making news, and it’s a problem.

This workshop gives students media literacy skills they need to navigate the media, including how to spot fake news.


Social studies, U.S. government, civics, journalism, research

Estimated Time

One 50-minute class


A recent study by Stanford University found an overwhelming majority of students were not able to tell the difference between so-called fake news and real news. Part of the solution involves providing students with the media literacy skills they need to evaluate sources, including social media. With the help of NewsHour Extra, students will explore the problems with fake news and gain confidence exploring the media that they come across every day.

Essential question

What media literacy skills do students need to evaluate the reliability of a news source?

Presentation and Visual Aid Workshop

Workshop: Presentations Are Essential

This Workshop intends to instruct students on presentations through the principles of preparation, presentation, and practice of verbal & non-verbal communications. In addition, the utilization of visual aids, specifically slide presentations, will be practiced.


Writing, Communications, etc.

Estimated Time

One 60-minute workshop

Essential questions

What is a presentation? What are visual aids? How do students use PowerPoint as a visual aid?

Testing Services

Please note:

We will be conducting Pearson Vue testing, GED, CLEP, HESI  at the Signal Peak Campus. Please view the Testing webpage for guidance on current rules and procedures to test on campus.

Academic proctored testing is currently suspended due to the COVID-19 school closures. Please continue to monitor the website and check Blackboard regularly for updates about specific classes.


Academic Testing and Proctored Exams

Exam Partners

The Learning Centers perform academic and proctored exams. Use the link above to find more information about academic and proctored exams.

Placement Assessment (Testing) is performed by the college (not the Learning Center) to determine your placement into class levels for English, Math, and Reading. Use the link to go to Placement Assessment.