Student Success Center

The Student Success Center, located on the Galveston College campus in room N-119, is supervised by Dr. Mike Wicker. Tutoring services are provided by a knowledgeable tutoring staff, comprised of Galveston College students and members of the Galveston community. The tutors are available to help all Galveston College learners with general study and test-taking skills and subject-specific tutoring. Best of all, tutoring is a FREE service of the college!


The mission of the Student Success Center is to provide Galveston College students the opportunity to develop diverse skills and strategies necessary for academic success. In addition, the Center serves as a learning resource that provides free accessible academic support. We encourage personal responsibility and provide opportunities for success

Tutoring Schedule, Spring 2016

SSC Hours


Monday – Thursday      8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Friday                            8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday                                        CLOSED

Sunday                                            Closed

summer (MINI)

Monday – Thursday      7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Friday - Sunday                             closed

summer I & II

Monday – Thursday       8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday - Sunday                              closed

* SSC hours may change during holidays and between semesters.




Students enrolled in Galveston College distance learning classes (online, telecourse, and VCT) are also eligible to receive tutoring services. If you are a distance learner who needs tutoring, contact the Tutoring Center by telephone at (409) 944-1244/1399 or by email at Tutoring is also available via web cam, for those students who have cameras on their off-campus computers. Please, contact the tutoring staff well in advance, as it takes longer to provide assistance by email and telephone.

Reference/Citation Guide

At some point, you may be required to write a report or research paper for one or more of your Galveston College classes. In order to avoid plagiarizing, you must ensure that you acknowledge the sources that you used in researching your topic. The links below will direct you to information about how to give appropriate credit for sources used in your research papers.

APA STYLE                  MLA STYLE


Ask A Tutor

Have a question for our tutors? It's easy to get in touch with us. Try us anytime at the contact information below. A GC tutor will respond to you within one working day.
  Visit the Student Success Center for assistance with subjects
  Email Us:
  Call Us: (409) 944-1399 Tutors are available during the above days/times
Student Success Center Staff:
Mike Wicker
Office: N-119
(409) 944-1244/1399
Updated 9/15/2016 - Content Author tjoblin