Forsyth tech Learning Center

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The Learning Center offers a variety of services and programs designed to assist both faculty and students.

Learning Center services are also available on a limited basis on all the off-campus centers.

Tutoring Services

The Learning Center offers support to students who are seeking academic assistance. Tutoring is a free service to students and takes place in one-on-one or in small group sessions. Academic assistance is available in many of the academic courses offered in-person on Main Campus, as well as virtually. The Learning Center also offers specific tutoring centers for math and science courses, all staffed by well-qualified tutors. Students can utilize the math and science centers on a drop-in basis. The various tutoring services share the goal of increasing student retention rates while assisting Forsyth Tech students in becoming independent, lifelong learners.

Students can reserve tutoring appointments through the Navigate System for both virtual and face-to-face sessions. Drop-in tutoring is available for math & science courses in the STEM Tutoring Lab. If you cannot find an available tutor/time for your subject, please email us as soon as possible and we can try to get a tutor for you!

COVID-19 Update: Currently, the Learning Center offers online tutoring with Forsyth Tech tutors for a variety of subjects, including Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Computers, English, Spanish, Physics, Math, and more!  The Learning Center will also have limited on campus tutoring.  Be sure to make an appointment with one of our tutors soon!

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Additional Online Tutoring:  Smarthinking – Free LIVE tutoring online!  The Smarthinking link can be found on the TechLink homepage under Quick Links.  Smarthinking provides live-online tutoring in a variety of subjects: Accounting, Algebra, Anatomy & Physiology, Basic Math, Bilingual Math (English/Spanish), Biology, Calculus, Career Writing, Chemistry, Economics, English/Writing, Finance, Geometry, Microsoft Office, Nursing & Allied Health, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Reading, Spanish, Trigonometry and more!  All subjects (except Nursing) are available 24/7.  Click on the Smarthinking Logo below to access the online tutoring!

Hours of Operation:

One-On-One Tutoring: Hours will vary depending on subject area.  Please check in Navigate for specific times.

STEM Tutoring Lab (Ardmore 218): Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 7 PM and Friday 8 AM – 3 PM. Please check in Navigate for drop-in times for specific subjects.

Please contact the Learning Center at (336) 734 – 7480 or if you have any questions.

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Testing Services

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The Testing Center proudly serves Forsyth Tech students and our community by providing a wide range of proctoring services. The Testing Center administers admissions testing, make-up, and distance education examinations for Forsyth Tech students, as well as proctoring examinations for other schools, colleges, and universities.  The Testing Center is also certified to proctor examinations for CLEP and Pearson VUE.

The Testing Center works with Accessibility Resources to ensure that students with ADA accommodations can take their examinations in a setting that is supportive of their needs.

Admissions Placement Testing – Prospective students may access their course readiness through admissions testing. The placement test can be scheduled by sending an email to

CLEP Testing – Students may earn college credits by successfully completing CLEP examinations. Students can register for these exams at the CLEP Website, then schedule an appointment with the Testing Center here.

Pearson VUE Testing – Forsyth Tech is an authorized Pearson Vue testing location, offering high-stakes certification testing to the community at large. Register and schedule for Pearson Vue exams by clicking here.

Testing Fees – There is no charge for Forsyth Tech and other NCCCS students taking a proctored exam in the Testing Center at Forsyth Tech, however, additional fees may be required for any proctored exam taken outside of Forsyth Tech. Students must reserve testing times through the Learning Center’s TechLink page or visit the Testing Center’s scheduling site. The Testing Center also provides proctoring services to the community for a nominal proctoring fee. For Pearson VUE testing, please visit Pearson VUE to register and pay for your examinations.

Hours of Operation:

Academic/Admissions Testing (Hauser 254): Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 7 PM, Friday 8 AM – 5 PM and Saturday 9 AM – 1 PM

Pearson VUE Testing (Tech 4th Floor – Davis iTech Testing Center):  Monday – Thursday 11 AM – 9 PM and Friday 11 AM – 3 PM

Computer Lab Services

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The Learning Center (Ardmore 143) has computers available for students to create and print class assignments, access the Internet, complete Blackboard assignments, and/or work from a specialized computer application for a specific class. Staff is available for assistance during the hours of operation. Additional computer labs are located at Northwest Forsyth Center, Stokes Center, Swisher Center, Transportation Center, and Woodruff Center.

Hours of Operation:

Main Campus (Ardmore Hall): Monday – Thursday 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM, Friday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM, and Saturday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Other Centers:  Hours will vary, please contact the individual locations for up-to-date hours.

Additional Resources

More Information: Placement Testing – Forsyth Tech Website

Students – Getting Started with Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

Tutoring Resources

Schedule a Tutoring Appointment

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Testing Strategies & Overcoming Test Anxiety

St. Mary’s College: Test Taking Strategies

Brown University: Managing Test Anxiety

Princeton Review: 10 Ways to Overcome Test Anxiety

UNC Chapel Hill: Test Anxiety

Technology Solutions

Students Technology Quick Start Guide

Getting Started with Zoom

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Tutoring Questions:

Phone Number: (336) 734 – 7480

Admissions Testing Questions:

Phone Number: (336) 734 – 7324

General Testing Questions:

Phone Number: (336) 757 – 3657 or (336) 734 – 7324