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TLC Rancho Bernardo

Helping all Palomar students to prepare, prepared students to advance, and advanced students to excel

Teaching and Learning Center Information

Teaching and Learning Center

Teaching and Learning Center

Group studying

Group Study Rooms!

Front counter

Check in at the front counter.

FREE tutoring to all Palomar students:  Math and English/Writing tutoring is available.

Laptops and calculators are available for students to check out while in the TLC. Come up to SEC-401 and print! Come in and get a free Scranton before your next test.

Located at the Rancho Bernardo campus, fourth floor(SEC-401).  Tutoring is available for all Palomar College students.

Welcome you to the Rancho Bernardo TLC website.  This site provides general information about our services.  Please let us know if you would like a class visit or a TLC tour.  We are excited to be a part of this new center and are ready to provide the best services to our students.  All students are encouraged to visit the TLC on a regular basis.  There are three study rooms and a large area for students to work on assignments, collaborate with peers, etc.. The TLC is staffed with CRLA certified tutors.  Please check the tutoring schedule for availability.

  • Tutoring is a free service available to all currently enrolled Palomar College students.
  • Tutoring is available on a walk-in, first-come, first-served basis:
    • 20 minute sessions for math/sciences;
    • 30 minute sessions for English/writing

No advance sign-ins/reservations are permitted. Come in as many times as you want. 


  1. Check in at the front for tutor time availability for your course or if you want to use our space for independent study.
  2. Once per semester you must fill out a “Registration for Tutoring” form.
  3. Put your name, course you need help with, and arrival time on the walk-in sheet.
  4. Work independently and wait for the tutor.

Collaborative Group Study Rooms

There are three collaborative group study rooms for currently enrolled students to use.   Please see the front desk for availability and visit this link for all policies.

Plenty of Space Available

The TLC has plenty of space for you to come in and work independently and/or get tutoring when you need it.  Outlets are available for you to plug in your computer or phone for charging throughout the TLC. Bring your classmates!

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All Tutors are CRLA Certified


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Last modified on September 17, 2018