Academic Center for Excellence

Campus-Wide Academic Support

It is important to note that while the Academic Center for Excellence houses a variety of academic support services for NCCC students, there are other academic services on campus that can be of great assistance to you! Click on the centers/labs below to find out more information:

Academic Center for Excellence

Location: D-201 (within the Henrietta G. Lewis Library)

Available Services: Academic Support (Tutoring), Computers, Printing, Supplemental Course Materials


Spring 2021 Hours*:

Monday – Friday          8:00am – 4:00pm

*Hours represent our computer-use availability & not our tutoring services schedule. For tutoring hours, please click here.


Contact Information: / (716) 614-6724

Animation Lab

Location: D-207G

TBD for the Spring 2021 semester. Stay tuned!

Biology Study Guides

Biology Study Guides:

This custom website was created for NCCC Biology students as a study tool to supplement class lecture, textbook assignments, and notes. Find videos, games, flashcards, and more!

Virtual Anatomy Lab:

This website provides digital access to the models, microscope slides and dissection materials utilized in the Anatomy & Physiology Labs at NCCC.


Location: C-226


TBD for the Spring 2021 semester. Stay tuned!


Location: C-229


TBD for the Spring 2021 semester. Stay tuned!

Digital Media Mac Lab

Available Services: There is a TA in the lab at all times. The lab has only Mac computers.

Location: D-107-I

Hours (Spring 2021):


Fine Arts Lab



TBD for the Fall 2020 semester. Stay tuned!

Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy Lab

Location: C-235
Available Services: Assistance with practicing skills as well as questions.



Tuesdays: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Wednesdays:  10:00am – 2:00pm /  5:00pm – 6:00pm

Thursdays:   12:00pm – 3:00pm


*MA/PHLB open lab hours may vary month to month. A schedule is available to students in the lab and posted on the door of C-235

Online Learning

Location: D-106 Suite
Available Services: Online and in-person help, Workshops for Online Learning, Student Training for Blackboard Learn
Phone: 716-614-6488
Blackboard Help (Open SUNY) 1-844-673-6786 or
Online Learning Student Support Center:

Online Tutoring




  • Mondays – Thursdays:  9:00am – 7:00pm
  • Fridays: 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Saturdays: 10:00am – 2:00pm (BIO, MED, & PHA tutoring only)

Available Services: Online tutoring provided by NCCC Academic Coaches & Student Tutors via ZOOM video conferencing.





  • Sunday:  7:00pm – Midnight
  • Monday:  7:00pm – Midnight
  • Tuesday:  7:00pm – Midnight
  • Wednesday:  7:00pm – Midnight
  • Thursday:  7:00pm – Midnight

Available Services: Online tutoring provided by STAR-NY Online Tutoring consortium members via GoPisces. Tutoring is available in the following subject areas:

  • Accounting (any course)
  • Biology Introductory level and Anatomy & Physiology
  • Chemistry Introductory level & General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry
  • Computer Science Introductory level
  • Economics Introductory level, Macro, and Micro
  • Math for Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calc I, & Intro to Statistics
  • Nursing Introductory level
  • Physics Introductory level
  • Psychology Introductory level
  • Writing (any course except foreign language)

Nursing Lab

Location: C-148

Hours*: For Spring 2021 hours, please click here.


Location: C-282


Hours for PTA 131: Orthopedics Lab:

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 8:00am – 11:00am / 2:00pm – 5:00pm


Hours for MAS 104L: Kinesiology Lab:

Wednesdays: 10:00am – 1:00pm


*Please contact Sue Wehling for more information at

Radiology Tech Lab

Location: C-212


TBD for the Spring 2021 semester. Stay tuned!

Surgical Tech Lab

Location: NCCC Sanborn Campus, CA-108

Spring 2021 Hours:


Virtual Anatomy Lab

Virtual Anatomy Lab:

This website provides digital access to the models, microscope slides and dissection materials utilized in the Anatomy & Physiology Labs at NCCC.

Wellness Center

Location: Wellness Center, C-122

Phone: 716-614-6275



It is the mission of the NCCC Wellness Center Personal Counselors to provide free and confidential counseling services to students in a safe, friendly environment and to work towards improving the mental health of students with the overall goal of improving their personal, academic, and overall functioning. Counseling services include short term individual therapy, group therapy, educational workshops, consultation services, crisis intervention, and referral services. All aspects of counseling are strength based as Counselors work collaboratively with students, staff and community services to provide solution focused therapy to enhance the quality of student life. We are dedicated to empowering students to make informed, positive lifestyle choices, to take responsibility for self care, and to achieve optimal levels of wellness in order to reach their full academic potential.

Counseling Services offered include:

  • Educational Workshops: Varied throughout the semester. Please refer to Unschedule or contact the Wellness Center for more information.
  • Consultation Services: Provided for NCCC faculty, staff, and students in regard to NCCC students.
  • Crisis-Intervention/Emergency Sessions: Offered on an as-needed basis throughout the academic year.
  • Group Therapy: Varied throughout semester. Check with the NCCC Wellness Center staff for updated list of groups.
  • Referral Services: Appropriate referrals to community agencies will be made as necessary.
  • Short-Term Individual Therapy: Currently enrolled students (part or full time) are eligible for 4 sessions per semester. (Extension of the number of sessions is at the discretion of the counselor). Sessions typically run 45-50 minutes.


Academic Center for Excellence
Phone: 716-614-6724
Location: D-201 (within the Lewis Library)