Toro Learning & Testing Center

The mission of the TLTC is to create an open atmosphere of learning, promote engaged academic scholarship, and provide students with opportunities to be fully integrated into the rich culture of the university.

Toro Learning & Testing Center

The TLTC Provides Hybrid Academic Support Services!

Welcome to the Toro Learning and Testing Center (TLTC). The TLTC offers hybrid academic support services! Although testing services are limited, both offices have in center and online office hours. Contact us to learn more about what services are being offered online and/or in the center, as we strive to keep our students, families, communities, and ourselves safe and healthy during these difficult times. Please continue to check our website for further updates on center services and events.

Check out the video to learn a bit more about our services to help you with your coursework!


About Us

 The Toro Learning and Testing Center (TLTC) offers a variety of academic support to all currently enrolled and matriculated California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) students. The mission of the TLTC is to create an open atmosphere of learning, promote engaged academic scholarship, and provide students with opportunities to be fully integrated into the rich diversified culture of the university. Accordingly, the Testing Center supports and enhances student success by providing a secure and comfortable atmosphere for testing. The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) describes lifelong learning as “all purposeful learning activity, undertaken on an ongoing basis with the aim of improving knowledge skills and competence” (2007). All services at the TLTC aim to support these student needs as its various programs are certified by industry standards: 

  • Tutor training is certified by the College of Reading & Learning Association (CRLA)
  • The Supplemental Instruction (SI) Program is accredited by the International Center for Supplemental Instruction at the University of Missouri at Kansas City (UMKC)
  • Testing services are certified by by the National College Testing Association (NCTA).

 For additional information on TLTC, please see review the Annual Report 2020.


TLTC Services

The TLTC offers a variety of online and in center academic support services: 

  • One-on-One Tutoring
    • In center and through Zoom 
  • Group Tutoring (by request only)
    • In center and through Zoom
  • Supplemental Instruction
    • Mostly through Zoom
  • NetTutor Tutoring 
    • AFTER center hours ONLY: M-F: 8:00pm-8:00am & weekends

Learn how to schedule your session on the Toro Success Collaborative. 


Office Hours and Contact Information

Learning Center:

      January 3 - February 4
      Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
      February 7 - 12
      Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
      Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
      Saturday: 9:00am - 2:00pm (virtual hours ONLY)
      February 14 - May 20
      Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
      Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
      Saturday: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Location: LIB-1575
Phone: (310) 243-3827
Email: tlc@csudh.edu

Testing Center:

Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Location
: LIB-5705
Phone: 310-243-3909
Emailtesting@csudh.edu 

Campus Closed: Monday, January 17th

All hours are virtual AND in center unless noted otherwise.


GWE Updates

Per AA 2020-04, the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR) and the Graduation Writing Exam (GWE) are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 for Spring 2021, Summer 2021, and the 2021-2022 academic year,(fall and spring). Please note that students who are graduating Spring 2021, Summer 2021, Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 are exempt from the GWAR.

Beginning Summer 2022, students with catalog rights to the Graduation Writing Exam (GWE) will be allowed to take the exam.  Please get in touch with your academic advisor for clarification on your catalog rights.

More information can be found on the GWAR page.  

Please continue to monitor our website and  your Toromail for regular  campus updates. You can access up-to-date information about the DH COVID-19 health alert at https://www.csudh.edu/alert/


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