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Palomar College STEM Program

Science * Technology * Engineering * Math

STEM Tutoring

The STEM Center offers near-peer tutors for all the Palomar Community College students.  The STEM Center strives to provide a culture of learning to promote student achievement. Tutoring at the STEM Center is viewed as a necessary tool to help students on their way to successful completion of their courses.

Role of the STEM Center Tutors

Tutors act as supporters of students’ learning and not as teachers. They are trained to be inquisitive with the students that they tutor in order to encourage the students’ critical thinking abilities. Tutors are students at Palomar Community College and are expected to behave in a professional manner that reflects the positive and collaborative work of the STEM Center.

STEM Center Tutors assist students in the following ways:

  • Clarify concepts and problem solving techniques
  • Ask questions to extract knowledge that students may not be aware they already have
  • Lead students to develop their own understanding of the material
  • Develop students critical thinking skills to help them become independent learners
  • Share study strategies that help students be successful in their courses

Spring 2020 STEM Center Tutoring Schedule

TutorCourses TutoredMondayTuesday WednesdayThursdayFriday
Alex CHEM 100, 110, 115, 220
PHYS 101, 120, 200
10:00am - 2:30pm2:30pm - 6:00pm 10:00am - 2:30pm2:30pm - 6:00pm
ArielCHEM 220
MATH 140, 141, 200, 205, 206
PHYS 230, 231
8:00am - 12:00pm8:00am - 12:00pm
Chad CHEM 100, 110, 115
MATH 60, 110, 115, 135, 140, 141
PHYS 101, 120, 200, 230
2:30pm - 5:00pm2:30pm - 5:00pm9:00am -2:00pm
Chris BIO 100, 101, 102, 200, 210, 211, 2121:00pm - 5:00pm1:30pm - 5:00pm1:00pm - 5:00pm1:30pm - 5:00pm
JoshMATH 60, 110, 115, 140, 141, 200, 205, 206, 245
PHYS 230, 231
3:00pm - 6:00pm3:00pm - 6:00pm
KevinBIO 100, 210, 211, 212
CHEM 100, 110
9:00am - 3:00pm9:00am - 3:00pm
LilyMATH 60, 110, 115, 135, 140, 141, 205
PHYS 230, 231
11:30am - 1:00pm11:30am - 1:00pm
PatrickENGR 235
MATH 135, 140, 141, 205, 206
PHYS 230, 231
4:00pm - 5:30pm4:00pm - 5:30pm4:00pm -6:00pm
RaeCHEM 100, 104, 110, 115, 220, 2214:30pm -6:00pm4:30pm -6:00pm11:30am - 1:30pm9:00am -12:00pm
RobertoBIO 100, 101, 102, 200, 201
CHEM 100, 110, 104, 105, 205, 220, 221
12:30pm - 2:00pm
SamBIO 100, 101, 102, 200, 201
CHEM 100, 110, 115
MATH 60, 110, 115, 135
1:00pm - 6:00pm1:00pm - 5:30pm

(Updated 2/12/2020)

If you have questions or concerns, please email stemprogram@palomar.edu;  (760) 744-1150 ext. 2265.

Note: Schedules are accurate as of their publication date. Please contact the STEM Center at ext. 2265 to verify the day’s schedule.