Online tutoring at The Academic Link is available by appointment during regular business hours (see below) to any student who needs assistance with any VWCC course. Tutoring sessions are delivered through Blackboard Collaborate, which has audio, video, and screen-sharing capabilities.
To request an appointment with an Online Tutor, send an email request to LINKonlinetutoring@virginiawestern.edu. In the body of your email, include the following information:
Once this information is received, an online tutoring appointment will be made for you and an email confirmation containing the date and time of the appointment and your tutor's name will be sent to you from LINKTutoring (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To access your online tutoring session, you’ll need a computer, a microphone and speakers (either built-in or in a headset), and an Internet connection. After your appointment has been made, an online tutoring session will be set up for you, and you’ll be sent directions from LINK Online Tutoring explaining how to access the session and how to make sure your computer has the latest Java update.
If you have any questions or concerns about your appointment or how to access the online tutoring session, email LINKonlinetutoring@virginiawestern.edu or call 540-857-6442.
Mon-Thurs.: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.