Tutorial Services


Tutorial Services

Location: Visalia Campus – Lodgepole Building 
Hours and subjects offered available at https://www.cos.edu/en-us/library/tutorial-center
Phone: Visalia: (559) 730-3820

The Tutorial Center offers small-group tutoring in a variety of subjects from trained student tutors. No appointment is necessary and is free to current COS students. Laptops are available for checkout.   Online tutoring in many is also available by clicking on Netutor on your MyGiant Portal.


Hanford & Tulare Tutorial Centers

Hanford Campus Location: Education Building E65  
Hours and subjects offered available at https://www.cos.edu/en-us/library/tutorial-center

Tulare Campus Location: Upstairs in Building A (LRC) Room A207C | Tutorial hours available online
Website: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/library/tutorial-center

The Tutorial Center offers small-group tutoring in a variety of subjects from trained student tutors. No appointment is necessary and is free to current COS students. Laptops are available for checkout.   Online tutoring in many is also available by clicking on Netutor on your MyGiant Portal.


Writing Center 

Location: Visalia Campus – Lodgepole Building  
Hours and subjects offered available at https://www.cos.edu/en-us/library/tutorial-center

Phone: Visalia Campus - (559) 730-3820
Website: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/library/writing-center

Tutors are available on a walk-in basis, or you can sign up for an appointment in advance online by clicking on the COS Tutors icon when logged into MyGiant, or by calling (559) 730-3820. The Writing Center is available to all College of the Sequoias students free of charge.  Online tutoring is also offered by our writing center tutors through the COS Tutors icon when logged into  MyGiant.


Hanford & Tulare Writing Centers

Hanford Campus Location: Education Building E91 | Phone:  583-2571  
Hours can be found on our website: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/library/writing-center

Tulare Campus Location: Building A: Library, Room 207D | Phone:  688-3090  
Hours can be found on our website: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/library/writing-center
Website: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/library/writing-center

Tutors are available on a walk-in basis, or you can sign up for an appointment in advance online by clicking on the COS Tutors icon when logged into MyGiant, or by calling (559) 730-3820 or the center number listed above. The Writing Center is available to all College of the Sequoias students free of charge.  Online tutoring is also offered by our writing center tutors through the COS Tutors icon when logged into  MyGiant.


Math Lab

Location: Visalia Campus – Lodgepole Building (LRC)
Hours can be found on our website: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/library/math-lab

Phone: Visalia Campus - (559) 730-3820
Website: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/library/math-lab

Located in the back of the Learning Resource Center (Lodgepole Building) is a room dedicated to mathematics help. The lab is staffed by both Mathematics Department faculty and trained tutors.  There is no need to make an appointment to visit the lab. Study groups are welcome to use the facility. A limited number of computers are available both in the LRC Math Lab and in Kaweah 202.


Hanford & Tulare Math Labs 

Hanford Campus Location: Room E91  
Hours can be found on our website: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/library/math-lab

Tulare Campus Location: Building A, Room A207C, upstairs inside the library 
Hours can be found on our website: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/library/math-lab
Website: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/library/math-lab

The lab is staffed by both Mathematics Department faculty and trained tutors.  There is no need to make an appointment to visit the lab. Study groups are welcome to use the facility. A limited number of computers are available for use in the lab.


Language Center

Location: Visalia Campus – Kern 738
Hours can be found on our website: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/academics/language-communication/language-center

Phone: Visalia Campus - (559) 730-3749
Website: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/academics/language-communication/language-center

The Language Center is available to all College of the Sequoias students free of charge.  Students are welcome any time the Center is open.  If a class is in session, students who are not enrolled in the current class can still use the computers or other work space in the Center.  Any student can ask for assistance from Language Center personnel during tutoring hours.​ Go to the Language Center website for additional information.

English Grammar Tutoring During Open Lab Hours: Monday – Thursday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

American Sign Language, Portuguese, and Spanish Tutoring: Available by appointment

ESL Workshops:  https://www.cos.edu/en-us/academics/language-communication/language-center