Math Resource Center

The Math Resource Center is available to all students currently enrolled in a math class at JCCC.

In order to use the lab, you must login either by scanning your JCCC ID or typing in your JCCC student ID number.

To check out resources, such as calculators or textbooks, you must submit the following collateral:

  1. a picture ID other than a driver's license AND
  2. a set of car keys, cell phone or a textbook currently used in a JCCC class.

Tutors

Free assistance is available from the Math Resource Center tutors every hour the center is open. The tutors wear nametags so they are easy to identify.

Don't hesitate to ask for assistance if you need it. Tutors circulate around the room and help you as soon as they are available. Please work while you are waiting. You may spend as much time as you wish in the MRC.

Study Aids

Compass Preparation Materials
You can find the preparation materials here or in the Math Resource Center. 

DVDs and CDs
These cover nearly every mathematics class taught at JCCC and the use of Texas Instruments graphing calculators. The DVDs and CDs must be viewed in the MRC. Many of the DVDs and CDs can also be checked out from Billington Library. List of CDs and DVDs (PDF)

MRC Calculator Rental Fee 
Pay rental fee for TI-83/84 calculator. Rental is available to students in Math 120 and above. Students must complete the rental contract at the MRC prior to paying fee.

Textbooks
One copy of the current textbook for each JCCC mathematics course is available for use in the MRC. Textbook solution manuals are available for most mathematics courses and must be used in the MRC. According to the requests for the manuals, students may be asked to share them.

Web Tools
Web Tools consists of links to online materials created by JCCC math faculty and staff for use in a variety of undergraduate mathematics courses.

Calculator and Video Notes
TI-83/84 Introductory Video/DVD Notes (PDF)
TI-83/84 Graphing Video/DVD Notes (PDF)
TI-86 Introductory Video Notes (PDF)
TI-86 Graphing Video/DVD Notes (PDF)

Handouts

Problem Solving Strategies (PDF)
Math Study Schedule (PDF)

Study Environment

Computer Lab
The MRC Computer Lab is to be used for mathematics.

Tutorial programs available:

  • Mathematica
  • Derive
  • Converge
  • Minitab
  • Academic Systems/Plato
  • Hawkes Learning Systems
  • MyMathLab
Technical assistance is available from the lab assistant, and mathematical assistance is available from the MRC tutors and supervisor. 

Quiet Room
Students who want to work on their math without disturbance can use the MRC quiet room. Nine carrels are available, allowing students to be near the assistance and resources of the MRC, yet work in a quieter atmosphere. No talking is allowed in the quiet room.

Group Study Rooms
Any group of three or more students may request to use one of the MRC group study rooms to study math together, if the room is not already reserved for another group. Reservations may be done in advance or on an impromptu basis.

Contact Us

Math Resource Center
Location: CLB 212
Phone: 913-469-8500, ext. 4242
MRC Email

Online Tutoring Registration (Calculus)

Director
Brett Cooper, assistant professor
Phone: 913-469-8500, ext. 3579
Email

Hours

Regular Hours
Mon. - Thurs. - 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri. - 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sat. - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sun. - Noon- 4 p.m.

Online Tutoring for Calculus
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Noon - 1 p.m.
7 - 9 p.m.

Summer Hours
Mon. - Thurs. - 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri., Sat., Sun. - Closed