The Essex County College Learning Center’s mission is to assist students in developing significant academic and educational goals, empower them to reach their full academic potential, and provide a supportive learning environment. The Learning Center achieves this through effective tutoring services, providing students with peer support, access to faculty and Learning Associates, superior academic assistance, and through distribution of current resources, supplemental materials, and technology based resources.


The goals of The Learning Center is to provide students with:

  • A welcoming learning environment
  • Tools for independent learning
  • Access to discipline specific faculty members and Learning Associates offering supplemental support services
  • Technology- based resources to enhance academic performance
  • Assistance from Peer and Professional Learning Associates
  • Assistance from Faculty members
  • Drop-in tutoring (no appointments necessary)



Services Available

Tutorial Assistance — All subjects now in one centralized location!

  • Supplemental Instruction
    • English Courses
    • Math Courses
  • Study Group Sessions
  • Workshops by Faculty and Learning Associates
    • Midterm and Final Exam Review
    • Reading and Writing
    • Note-taking techniques
    • Taking exams
    • Time Management
    • Math based problem solving
  • Computer Lab and Lab Assistants for your computing needs
  • Seminar Room
  • Technology based assistance
    Includes DVD’s, Videos, and Internet access
  • Resource Center
    Includes current course material and materials for test preparation


Contact Information

The Learning Center
A. Zachary Yamba Building; 2nf Floor
303 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973.877.3440

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 9:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
Saturday: 9:00 – 3:30