Academic Success Center

Academic Success Center Phone: (619) 482-6348

 The Academic Success Center (ASC) / Learning Assistance Services (LAS) is located in Bldg 26 on the Chula Vista campus and provides free tutoring services in subjects from accounting to zoology.  These services are available to ALL registered Southwestern College students to assist in achieving academic success.

As a resource for students, faculty, and staff, LAS works to provide the fullest opportunities for mastering the strategies, skills, understandings, and attitudes that foster effective and self-directed learning in college and beyond. Students are encouraged to access services early in the semester.   All tutoring services can be accessed at

Free online and on-ground tutoring is available via Zoom,  students can make appointments for LAS tutoring at  

Live, online tutoring is available during the evening and weekends can be accessed via the Western eTutoring Consortium at This service is available seven days a week and most major holidays from 5 a.m. until 12 a.m. Midnight.

Finally, the Online Writing Lab (OWL) is available at  This is an asynchronous service that features detailed, written response and feedback to student writing for any class or educational need.

The LAS Master Tutor schedule for all available tutoring at the Chula Vista main campus and Higher Education Centers can be found at

LAS also provides SWC test proctoring services for faculty and students as well as fee-based test proctoring for other educational institutions, please call for hours or email for information.

For further assistance or inquiries, please contact us via email or call 619-482-6348.