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Fall and Spring hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Summer hours

Ether L. Bruce Math Center

The Ether L. Bruce Math Center, located in 105 Wightman Hall, provides free educational support to students enrolled for credit in mathematics courses offered through Columbia College who can come into the Center for in-person tutoring.

Drop-in tutoring is provided for all mathematics courses numbered below 300, including Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, Algebraic/Geometric Reasoning for Teachers, Beginning through College Algebra, Finite Math, Pre-Calculus, Calculus I & II, Discrete Mathematics I and Statistics I.

Students in Columbia College mathematics courses not on this list are welcome to contact the coordinator at the email address given below to determine when tutoring could be made available for their course.

The Center is staffed by experienced professionals committed to helping students broaden their educational opportunities and achieve excellence in their academic careers at Columbia College.

Services offered on a walk-in basis in a one-on-one or small group format include:

  • Help in understanding concepts
  • Problem-solving development
  • Graphing calculator instruction
  • Exam preparation
  • Strategies for dealing with math anxiety

Click here for Math Center hours. For more information and access to handouts and helpful websites, contact the Math Center at (573) 875-7651 or email:


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