TOP Student Resources
The Opportunity Project is dedicated in providing students access and information to the various on-campus resources that they have available. Compiled is a variety of programs and services that can help students succeed academically.
The Career Center mission is to offer quality comprehensive career counseling and services to all students. The Career Center faculty and staff aims to encourage and inspire students to achieve career and life goals by exploring their values, interests, personality traits, aptitudes and skills. Students have the opportunity to learn about career opportunities and current economic trends to be better informed before making a career choice.
The Basic Skills Study Center is located on the 2nd floor of the Schauerman Library. The BSSC consists of networked computer workstations that students use to access individualized computer assisted instruction programs in basic reading and basic math. These programs, with full reading and math curricula, include diagnostic testing, evaluation, and monitoring of student progress. To utilize the individualized programs, students either register in the Academic Strategies 1abcd course for instructor support or work on the programs on an individual drop-in basis.
ECC Connect is a system designed to provide a central location for students, instructors, counselors, and other support staff to connect and communicate. Research has shown that students who feel connected and supported during their educational experience tend to be more successful academically.
The mission of the Library & Learning Resources is to foster a productive learning environment by providing quality resources, instruction, and instructional support services to the El Camino College and the community. We provide academic resources and services to all students, faculty and other members of the El Camino College community. Please visit us online, in person on campus, or give us a call to discover how we can help you be as successful as possible in your academic endeavors.
The Math Study Center is here to help students succeed in their courses, they do this by providing an appropriate atmosphere to study math, one-on-one tutoring and access to mathematical software and web-based software for mathematics courses.
Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) is a mentoring/tutoring program which aims to provide a learning atmosphere which differs from the traditional tutorial environment by focusing on a group atmosphere with “peer to peer” interaction and learning. The program is welcome to all enrolled students in the PASS assisted courses. Participation is voluntary and it utilizes trained facilitators.
The El Camino College Warrior Pantry was established through the leadership of the Student Equity Advisory Council, Associated Students Organization, and the Inter-Club Council, with the support from the Student Development Office and Student Equity Program.
A number of ECC students face serious financial challenges, and often find it difficult to support themselves while also paying for college.
The Warrior Pantry will assist students facing food insecurity, provide toiletries, offer access to a computer, and connect students to additional resources in a supportive environment and judgment-free zone.
The Writing Center offers every El Camino College student one-on-one assistance with writing a college essay. Our highly qualified professional tutors, all of whom have a bachelor's or master's degree, also provide tutorials in grammar, Internet research, documentation, and specialized writing tasks such as cover letters and application essays. All services are drop-in; no appointment is necessary. We look forward to helping everyone navigate a successful journey.