Learning Support Center

Online Writing Center

Thank you for visiting the LSC’s Online Writing Center. We offer help with all writing assignments (not just English) at any stage of the writing process. We provide two types of online tutoring: ask a question or receive written feedback through email.   Ask a Question Got a quick question about writing? You can use this option to ask specific questions about grammar/punctuation, organization, thesis statements, research/citation styles, and more. We’ll do our best to answer your question or direct you to other valuable resources.   Submit your Writing Online If you would like a more thorough response to your writing, submit it here. We strive to give you feedback that you can use to revise your work. Currently, the LSC only responds to emailed papers Tuesday through Saturday. If you submit an assignment on Sunday or Monday, the soonest staff can respond is Tuesday. You will receive a response within 48 hours of submitting your assignment, so please be aware of this turnaround time when submitting your work. If you need a faster response, please consider visiting the LSC in person during our regular hours of operation.


Fall 2016 Student Workshops The Fall 2016 workshop schedule is posted on our Calendar. All workshops are held in LSC-113. Each workshop is offered multiple times throughout a week, so register online for the time that works best for your schedule. If you are required to attend a workshop for your class (ENG-099, MAT-098, etc.), this is where you choose the day and time you want and submit your registration. For all workshops, please bring paper, pen and pencil, and any other class materials that might be relevant to the workshop you are attending. We look forward to seeing you.

Learning Support Center

The mission of the HCC Learning Support Center (LSC) is to engage and empower students to become independent, resourceful learners. The intention is for the LSC to become a hub where students, learning support specialists, and faculty work as a team to reach common academic goals. Fostering an optimal learning environment for supplemental instruction, the LSC will offer resources which both students and faculty may rely on to impact course success levels. The LSC provides academic support to all students taking credit and non-credit courses at HCC. Services & Materials The LSC professional staff has content area specialties of English, writing, science, math, business, accounting and economics, and computer technology. In addition, staff has more than two dozen peer tutors with expertise in a vast array of subjects. The LSC offers individual drop-in tutoring (no appointments necessary), group tutoring, workshops, and specialized assistance with specific populations, such as TRiO: Student Support Services. Many students come to have a quiet place to study, even if help is not needed, because they do not have an appropriate study environment at home or elsewhere. Group tutoring is available for a variety of subjects to review material and support the learning process. Small study rooms are available upon request. Check with a staff member for more information. Additionally, we offer workshops on a variety of topics. See our Events and Calendar pages for current listings. Computers with printing (Windows and Mac), scientific and graphing calculators, specialized graphics programs, science models, and technology equipment for hands-on training are available for student use in the LSC. Handouts, calculators, earphones, lab information, helpful texts, and other materials can be checked out for use while students are here. Additionally, the LSC offers student-led, drop-in tutoring for specific subjects. Please check with staff for a current schedule. Nursing Simulation Lab with Nursing Kelly patient manikin to provide nursing students with a quiet and private space to practice nursing skills, head-to-toe assessments, and bedside mannerisms. The lab is open afternoon/evening and Saturday hours for after class access.

Online Writing Center: Submit Your Essay

LSC staff request that you limit your submissions to one submission per day per student. If you have any questions, or do not receive a response within 48 hours, please call the LSC at 240-500-2560, or send an email to lsc@hagerstowncc.edu (ATTN: Online Writing Center in the subject line).