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Learning Skills

Our tutoring services can help students:

  • Learn challenging material
  • Manage their time
  • Recognize important information in a textbook or lecture
  • Manage stress and anxiety
  • Study for and take tests successfully
  • Plan research projects and papers

We offer:


Individual Appointments

  • Individual appointments focus on your specific needs. Spend 30 minutes with a Learning Skills Specialist and decide whether follow-up sessiosn would help you. Appointments are free.
  • Hours:Learning Specialists generally work from 9-5 Monday - Thursday and 9-12 Friday. Evening hours are available by request.
  • Make an appointment: Call 562.985.5350 or visit the Learning Assistance Center to schedule your appointment, but don't wait too long as they fill up quickly every semester.

Workshops for Classes/Organizations​

  • CSULB faculty, clubs, and organizations can request workshops for the group.
  • Workshops are free.
  • Schedule a Workshop: Contact Jennifer Luarca at 562.985.5350 or to schedule.


Assess Your Learning Style

  • Take this assessment to determine your learning style and to get some quick study tips that will help your better retain information.

Tips for "Studying on the Go" (pdf)

Tips for Success in Problem-Solving Courses (pdf)

Time Management (doc)

Final Exam Prep