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Courses & Programs

Math Center

The Math Center is available remotely by e-mail, Zoom, Google Hangouts, and phone. Please call 413.552.2552 or email for assistance. We are here for you!

At the Math Center, you'll find tutors and resources for algebra, basic math, calculus, and other topics! 

We offer the following services:

  • Tutoring
  • Math learning coaches (see below)
  • Handouts, videos, books & software
  • Practice for final exams
  • Math & exam anxiety counseling
  • Supplemental instruction
  • Study groups
  • Workshops
  • Math placement test prep & developmental math prep (see programs below)

CAPS staff are typically available Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for assistance and to answer questions.


A math learning coach is a specialist who teaches strategies for math problem-solving, study skills, organization, and critical thinking as well as math tutoring. With this level of one-on-one support, our students can easily stay on track and succeed academically!

Math Learning Coach Request

Math Mini Prep Program

Preparing for the placement test or a developmental math (DM) course? Want to review the basics before class begins? HCC offers online, self-paced Math Mini Prep for free.

Online classes are not facilitated, but still provide students with an intensive review of basic mathematics to college algebra at no cost. Pre- and post-assessments and math study skills are part of the review.

Free classes coming soon on Canvas.

Quick Math Prep Program

Quick Math Prep classes provide students with a review of Basic Math to College Algebra. The four areas of preparation classes are Basic Mathematics, Pre-Algebra, Introduction to Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra. Classes take place throughout the year, so students will be able to review material before taking a Developmental Math (DM) course or before taking the HCC Mathematics Placement Test (MPT). Students will review questions that are commonly found on the MPT which can help place students in a higher DM course or out of DM courses at HCC. 


Gail Hilyard
Math Center Coordinator