Student Success & Tutorial Center

The Student Success and Tutorial Center (SSTC) is a collaborative space where students can receive assistance from highly trained peer tutors and dedicated faculty who specialize in a variety of academic fields. The center also offers an embedded counselor and provides a comfortable environment for students to study, research, or work on homework, individually or in groups. The SSTC is equipped with computers, power outlets, charging stations, printing stations, loaner battery packs and calculators, Wi-Fi, and click-and-share collaborative screens in the study rooms.

*Students must be enrolled in credit courses to utilize SSTC services. The SSTC is located in the Downey Learning Resource Center, first floor. 

Study Spaces

Collaborative Technology RoomsStudent Tech room

The first and second floor offers 2 collaborative technology rooms equipped with monitors and the ClickShare system that allows students to share the screen from their laptop or phone. The ClickShare USB Buttons have to be checked out at the circulation desk. The rooms are checked out on a first-come first-serve basis.


Study Roomsstudent study rooms

The first floor offers 6 study rooms that are available on a first-come, first-served basis and therefore cannot be reserve.  The second floor offers 3 study rooms that can be booked for a maximum of 2 hours, up to 7 days in advance. All study rooms are equipped with whiteboards markers and erasers.

Study Podsstudent in study pod

These individual study pods are perfect for students who are looking for a quiet place to focus.  The pods offer privacy, high performance comfort and support, personal lighting, and provides an adjustable work surface for technology.  The SSTC also offers private booths that can seat up to four people.


Computers and Printersstudent computer lab

The SSTC offers computers for research and class-related assignments.  Print services are also available by purchasing an electronic print card.


Downey Center First Floor

Hours: Monday – Thursday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Merced:  (209)-384-6329
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