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 Student Success Center supports Galveston College students by providing tutoring and academic services, which will empower students to attain success in all of their academic pursuits.


Tutoring Schedule, Fall 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 from semester to semester.  





Online writing lab (owl)

Have a paper due, but can't make it into the SSC for help?  Have no fear!!  The Online Writing Lab is the place for you. Simply click on the link below, and you can submit your paper online.  Trained SSC tutors will look over your paper and offer suggestions for improvement (where improvement is needed).  Please make sure that you submit your paper well in advance of its due date.

OWL Paper Submission

Just need a quick answer on a grammar/mechanics issue or want some help with specific writing tasks?  Check out our resources below:

Comma Splices

Dangling Modifiers

Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 

Run-on Sentences

Sentence Fragments 

Subject-Verb Agreement

Cover Letter Tips 

Creating Formal Outlines

Interpreting Writing Assignments 

Resume Tips

 Close Reading Tips 


Reference/Citation Guides

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

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:
Dr. Mike Wicker
Office: N-119
(409) 944-1244/1399

Updated 9/28/2016 - Content Author mwicker