About

About

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.

About the Center

The Toro Learning & Testing Center (TLTC) offers a variety of academic support to all currently enrolled CSU Dominguez Hills students. The center promotes student self-responsibility for academic success, so whether students are trying to maintain a high GPA, struggling to pass a difficult course, are in need of proctoring services, or selecting to take the Graduate Writing Exam (GW), the center is here to help them succeed in achieving their academic goals. The Toro Learning & Testing Center contributes to the University’s strategic plan on student success, increasing retention and graduation rates, and closing the achievement gap.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • The TLTC creates a supportive and inclusive learning environment in which all members of the campus community (including students, faculty, staff, and administrators) feels valued and welcome.
  • The TLTC provides relevant and accessible academic support programs and services to the campus community.
  • The TLTC provides accurate, timely, and widespread information about the academic support programs and services it offers.
  • Students who utilize the TLTC will have knowledge of a variety of learning strategies and concepts that they can apply to the classes in which they are enrolled, ultimately leading to student success, increased retention, higher graduation rates, and the closing of the achievement gap.

TLTC Student User Guidelines

  1. You must be a matriculated CSUDH student to access services and facilities.
  2. Tutoring is only for CSUDH courses.
  3. ALL appointments are scheduled through the Toro Success Collaborative (TSC). Students will require a confirmation email to verify that an appointment has been scheduled. It will be sent through Toromail.
  4. All virtual sessions require adequate technology and a virtual space with minimal distractions.
  5. All in-person sessions require that students abide by CSUDH COVID-19 health and safety protocols. Visit the Toros Togehter site for more information.
  6. Please be presentable for all appointments, virtual or otherwise.
  7. Students are responsible for their work and adhering to the Academic Integrity Policy. For this reason, TLTC services exclude answer-checking, proofreading, and editing services.
  8. Two 30 minute appointments can be scheduled at a time. You may have two appointments per day, not to exceed 5 hours per week. You may only have 2 standing appointments at a time. 
    1. Please email the front desk at tlc@csudh.edu if you qualify for an accommodation. Accomodations are also limited to 5 hours per week.
  9. Students must attend scheduled appointments promptly.
    1. Please be considerate of other sessions your tutor might be facilitating prior to your scheduled session, as well as any sessions they must tend to following your scheduled session.
  10. Students risks losing their appointment and being considered a “No Show” if they are over 5 minutes late.
    1. A “No-Show” counts toward you daily limit of 2 appointments and weekly limit of 6 hours per week.
  11. Students have up to an hour before their scheduled appointment to cancel their session without having the missed session count as a "No-Show."
    1. Students should cancel their appointments through their TSC accounts.
  12. Students should email any relevant information or materials to their tutors at the start of their sessions.
  13. Seeing a tutor is not a substitute for missed lectures or incomplete readings of course materials.
  14. Tutors may not provide assistance for students who are unprepared, have not addressed what was discussed in previous sessions, or want help with exam/test questions.
  15. Please show respect for one another while in the center and participating in services.