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Tutoring at Cumberland

Tutoring at Cumberland


​​​​​​Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction will continue to be available to our RCSJ-​Cumberland students during the Spring semester and beyond. We are now in a virtual environment using Zoom as our videoconferencing platform. Zoom is free and can be used from a laptop or cellphone. 

  • Starfish is the primary way to schedule ​a tutoring appointment. ​To make an appointment with a tutor, please follow these video instructions.​

  • ​If you would like to make the appointment yourself using Starfish:
  • If you would prefer to have the appointment made for you:
    • If you would like to simply leave your name and contact info to be contacted for an appointment, please use this link. (Use this option for Developmental Math.)
  • For drop-in STEM Supplemental Instruction (SI) courses:
    • ​On-demand tutoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is available Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.​ and Friday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Please go to this google​ doc for a list of the Supplemental Instructors, their subjects, hours, and zoom waiting room links.
  • If you would like more assistance:
    • For STEM subjects, contact Albert Price at
    • For subjects outside of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, contact Ramona Pontelandolfo, at
    • For students receiving services through the Department of Special Services, please contact Dotty Perna at
    • For English as a Second Language students, please contact Alice Soto at​.
    • For the Writing Center, contact Cynthia Scharon-Knight​ at​​.
    • For Developmental Math, please contact Melissa Oliva at
Still have questions about getting a free tutor through Starfish​?  Please email​​.​

Do you need help with staying organized?​
Assistance with course content area, as well as the following college survival skills: Organizational Skills, Time Management, Note-taking, Reading Comprehension, ​Study Skills, Test-taking Strategies, and Reducing Test Anxiety. Please email​​. ​

Supplemental Instruction:
Uses peer-assisted study sessions to improve student retention and success within targeted historically difficult courses. Please contact Albert Price​ (aprice10@​  if you are interested in becoming a Supplemental Instructor.​

Developmental Math Lab ASL4: 
Utilize this lab to do homework assignments or for testing for Developmental Math 091 and Math 094.​

Drop-in Developmental Math Lab Tutoring Schedule​​​​​

The Writing Center: Get help with: Essay structure, research​ papers, and ​writing review.
Self-scheduling available in Starfish or email