Palomar College Learning For Success

Math Learning Center

Important Information About Tutoring

In continuation of our efforts to minimize and mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Math Learning Center services will be provided online.

During its hours of operation, Math Center offers tutoring is offered on a ‘virtual walk-in’ for students enrolled in any math class at Palomar. No prior appointment is necessary. You will receive help from a mathematics instructor at Palomar College or certified and experienced tutors who will be under while tutoring will be under the direct supervision of the instructor. The Virtual Math Center is staffed by on Mathematics instructor, and tutor(s) during the hours of operation.

To receive free tutoring:

Step 1: Enroll in NBASC 904 (Supervised Tutoring Class) - Class Number 70042
This is a ZERO-unit, ZERO- credit course. Enrolling in course will not affect your GPA nor will it cost you anything. You may enroll in this course through MyPalomar.

Step 2: Each time you need help (tutoring)
2. OPEN your NBASC 904 class.
3. FOLLOW the instructions and click on the ZOOM link to connect to the Virtual Math Center.
[Be sure to use your name on Palomar records when you enroll as we will have to verify it against the NBASC 904 class roster before we can connect to a tutor.]

If you have any questions or difficulties signing up for the supervised tutoring class (NBASC 904), please contact Prof. Fari Towfiq, Math Learning Center Director,

Thank you for your patience and understanding.


The mission of the Mathematics Learning Center is to contribute to and facilitate the success of all students enrolled in mathematics classes at Palomar College by providing tutoring in all levels of mathematics courses offered and by providing hybrid mathematics courses (self-taught) to accommodate the needs of our diverse student population to become more effective and empowered learners.  The Mathematics Learning Center emphasizes a positive learning environment for all students who are pursuing transfer-readiness, general education, basic skills, career and technical training, aesthetic and cultural enrichment, and lifelong education by promoting study skill development, understanding of course concepts, reinforcing successful study habits and encouraging independent learning.

The Math Learning Center provides free tutoring to students enrolled in math courses at Palomar College. We are located in room MC-1, across from the NS building and next door to the health center. To receive tutoring, one must enroll in a no cost, zero unit course. For the Summer 2020 semester the course number is 50014 and can be added through MyPalomar. If you have any difficulty signing up for the course, please do not hesitate to call our staff at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2718.

Apply to Be a Tutor

Please email the application to Amber DeFreitas, Math Center Tutoring Coordinator,

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