The Learning Commons is your one-stop-shop for academic support. There is a Learning Commons location on each Vol State campus. We all need help in one area or another. Give your grades a boost!
The Learning Commons in Gallatin offers:
- Writing Assistance:
- Math tutoring for many classes, including math-based science classes
- Math testing for Learning Support Math courses
- Science Tutoring
- Academic Coaching
- Coaching can provide support for all of your classes by helping you manage your time, communicate better, get connected, develop new study skills, and stay motivated throughout the semester.
- Book an Academic Coaching Appointment
- Tutoring in other subjects
- College Readiness and Placement Test preparation (initial test or challenge of Learning Support placement in reading, writing, or math)
- Skills assessment and development in reading, writing, or math (including community patrons)
- Help with online classes and eLearn use
- Help with Tutor.com
All campus Learning Commons locations offer free academic support, though some services may vary by location.
Contact the Learning Commons to discuss your needs and how we can help. Our services are free and available to all students, including those accepted who don’t plan to attend until the next semester.
Location: Thigpen Library - 1st Floor
[Effective August 22, 2022 through December 9, 2022]
Monday through Thursday, 7:45 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (See exceptions below)
Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, Closed (See exceptions below)
Open these Saturdays, special hours for mid-terms and finals.
Sat Oct 8 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sat Dec 3 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Extended Tuesdays & Wednesdays, extended hours for mid-terms and finals.
Tues Oct 4 7:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Wed Oct 5 7:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Tue Nov 29 7:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Wed Nov 30 7:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Campus Closures/Exceptions to regular hours
Mon Sept 5 Closed for Labor Day Holiday
Mon Oct 10 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (reduced for Fall Break)
Tue Oct 11 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (reduced for Fall Break)
Wed Nov 23 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (reduced hours for Thanksgiving Break)
Thu Nov 24 Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
Fri Nov 25 Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
[Effective December 10, 2022 through January 16, 2023]
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, Closed
December 23 through January 2: Closed for Winter Break
January 16: Closed for MLK Jr. Holiday
Location: Room 304
(931) 520-0551 ext. 4661
Location: Room 151
Location: Room 144