Howard College - Big Spring, Lamesa, San Angelo, SWCID

Tutoring Centers

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Tutoring at Howard College

Each location in the Howard County Junior College District works to provide free tutoring services for students.  Students also have access to online tutoring.  Students can contact their local tutoring center to sign up for one-on-one tutoring services. Every effort will be made to find a qualified tutor to assist students with their specific needs.  Students may also use the tutoring center as a quiet place to study and work.

For hours of operation please view each location below.

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Each Howard College Tutoring Center location has different hours and services available.  Please be sure to communicate with the location which best fits your needs.

Big Spring

Big Spring Location

ResourcesTutoring Center

  • Location:  Old Main Building Room 206 
  • How do I get there?   Campus Map
  • How do I get help?  
    • Just come into the tutoring center.  We tutor nearly every subject but if in doubt just call the lab at (432) 264-5618 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Tutoring Center Coordinator:  Michael Broome

*The lab will close earlier if/when there are no students in attendance.

Hours Hours of Operation

Fall Hours
Monday   8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday   8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday   8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday   8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday   Closed
Saturday   Closed
Sunday   Closed
Big Spring Campus Tutoring


Lamesa Location

Learning Center Hours:  Additional Math Tutoring:
Monday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM ---
Tuesday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM --- 
Wednesday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM --- 
Thursday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM --- 
Friday 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Saturday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM --- 
Sunday 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM --- 

San Angelo

San Angelo Location


  • SSB Room 141 or call (325) 481-8300 x 3405
  • St. John's Room 3002 (third floor)


Click here to see the current schedule

About Our Facility

Upswing:  Free Online Tutoring

Online Tutoring @ HC Login info
  • Email Address: Your entire HC email address "This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it."
  • Password: upswing (all lowercase)
  • Click this link to access HC's online tutoring portal
  • For assistance with Online Tutoring contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
See Tutoring Center personnel for more details.

How to sign up for a tutor:

  • Walk-ins are welcome
  • Come into the lab and schedule appointments
  • Email us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Online Tutoring with NetTutor at Howard College

NetTutorFree Online Tutoring for Howard College Students
  • Ask NetTutor:  Connect to a live tutor for immediate assistance.
  • NetTutor Q&A Center:  Drop off a question and receive feedback from a tutor.
  • NetTutor Paper Center:  Submit your paper, lab report, or technical writing for review.

Watch a video overview of the different NetTutor modes.

How Do I Access NetTutor?
  • Login to Blackboard and navigate to your course.  Click the NetTutor Icon to continue.

Available Subjects

  • Math and Statistics
  • Writing and English
  • Science (including Biology / Chemistry)
  • Business (including Accounting, Economics, Finance)
  • Foreign Languages (Spanish)
  • Nursing
  • Computer Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Political Science
  • Criminology
  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Philosophy

Hours Office Hours:  Monday to Thursday  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Closed Weekends
Howard College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, veteran's status or any other protected class in its programs, activities, admission, or employment practices.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Director of Human Resources, 1001 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring, TX 79720, 432-264-5100.  For further information on the policy of non-discrimination, visit this link for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area.