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The JCCC Academic Achievement Center (AAC), located on the first floor of the Library, can help you start your college experience on the right track and keeps you moving toward success. Get an edge on your coursework and test preparation.

AAC Services

The AAC offers a range of services for whatever help you may need.

Drop-in Help

  • Meet with a Learning Specialist
  • Get support from the AAC's Deaf Education Specialist
  • Connect with a Reading Specialist
  • Meet with an expert tutor

AAC Tutoring Program

You can receive free, weekly, individualized tutoring all semester!

AAC Resources

Resources to support your academic success

  • Helpful files to download
  • Study spaces you can reserve
  • Videos to help improve your study skills
  • Online learning strategies
  • Career and technical education videos

AAC Workshops

AAC's free workshops are designed to give you skills you need for being successful at JCCC regardless of what classes you're taking.

  • ACCUPLACER Preparation
  • Basic Technology
  • College English
  • Smart Start Orientation
  • Test Autopsy

AAC Classes

Are you having trouble keeping up in class?

Are you unsure of the best way to take notes?

Do you suffer from test anxiety?

Enroll in an AAC class and receive one-on-one instruction and a personalized curriculum!

Save time and money with ACCUPLACER Prep

Before you take JCCC’s ACCUPLACER test to ensure you register for the right classes, visit the AAC to prepare for the test. You will receive a personal study plan, you'll have opportunities to practice on the computer and you'll benefit from ongoing feedback as you work the program. Improve your score and save time and money!

Prepare for your first test with the assistance of professors in the AAC. Enjoy the friendly, low-stress and academically focused environment of the AAC.

After you get your grade on any test, stop by the AAC to have your test errors analyzed. You’ll work one-on-one with center staff to look at your answers, determine what you did incorrectly and identify ways to improve.

Receive up to 90 minutes per week of free one-on-one tutoring in any of your courses. Contact the AAC for more information about AAC Tutoring.

Take 1-credit AAC classes in basic skills essential for college success. For most courses, you must spend a minimum number of hours studying in the center, pass a defined number of tests, complete a course notebook, and take a post-test. Ask the AAC about available classes.

The AAC: achieve your academic best

Walk in anytime to work with tutors and professors who can address your specific need – whether you're preparing for an upcoming exam, writing a paper, managing your homework or solving equations. Take advantage of our many free resources — or simply enjoy a quiet place to study.