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Tutoring Options

Ka Piko Tutoring Instructions (Dropping in & Booking appointments)

Option #1: Drop-In Tutoring

Students can drop-in in person or virtually anytime during drop-in (live) hours (while tutors are working).

In-Person: During drop-in hours, visit the Math Lab at Hale La‘akea 220 or the Writing Lab at Hale La‘akea 222.

Virtual: Once logged in and on the waitlist, a unique Zoom room will be generated and sent to you via email/text. Simply click on the link to get your tutoring session started.

Connect with a tutor by following these steps:

  1. View the tutoring schedules
  1. Connect with a Ka Piko tutor
  1. Wait for an email/text with your tutor’s Zoom link
  2. Click the link to start your tutoring session

Option #2: Appointment-Based Tutoring

Students can book an appointment with our services for a future tutoring session. Once you’ve booked an appointment, you will receive an email with the session’s Zoom link. Appointments must be booked at least 24 hours in advance. Read our other online tutoring policies.

Book an appointment by following these steps:

  1. Login to STAR Balance via
  2. Select “Tutoring, Tech & Learning Centers” from the left navigation pane
  3. Select “WCC Math Lab” or “WCC Writing Lab”
  4. View the available time slots and select the time you would like to make an appointment.
  1. Complete the pop-up form with information about your tutoring appointment.
  2. An email confirmation of the appointment will be sent to your email account. That email contains the Zoom link for your future tutoring appointment.

Experiencing writer’s block? Need help refining or organizing an essay? Writing Lab Tutors provide FREE assistance with writing needs at any stage of the writing process including: brainstorming, research, MLA formatting and citations, drafting, and revising

The Writing Lab is located in Hale Laʻakea (Library Learning Commons), room 222.

The Writing Lab is closed on weekends and holidays.

Writing Resources


Scott Sutherland
Ka Piko Coordinator

Susan St. John
Writing Lab Faculty

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