The CARE Learning Center offers a variety of resources and services to students in all modalities.

One-on-one Tutoring​​​​ Appointments

Meet with a tutor for a 50-minute, one-on-one tutoring appointment. Students have the option to meet with a tutor in person in Pasadena, California or online using OTAS. For more information, go to Tutoring Appointments.

Online and In-person Workshops

The CARE Learning Center offers workshops on relevant topics throughout the semester. Keep an eye out for workshop announcements!

Some of the past workshops that the CARE Learning Center has offered are:

  • Basics at P.O.
  • Critical Reading Strategies
  • Types of Writing Assignments at P.O.
  • The Writing Process
  • Writing Basics
  • Literature Reviews
  • Introductions and Theses
  • Body Paragraphs
  • Conclusions

Academic Resources

For handouts, videos, and presentations on academic study skills and writing, click here.


For tutoring assistance outside of the CARE Learning Center's hours, there is an online service that is available to all students. Students can get this service by clicking on any of their courses on Canvas and then clicking on the "Smarthinking Online Tutoring" link. Smarthinking offers math and writing support 24 hours a day, seven days a week.​​​