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Academic support

Computer Basics Workshops – Computer Bare Basics

These free and unlimited workshops, available to all students, offer help in using the computer. You can learn essential skills such as how to

  • navigate the computer, including mySSC and Blackboard
  • send an email
  • file management (saving and finding files)
  • uploading files to drop boxes (Blackboard)
  • taking tests online

If you feel that you will need assistance with any or all of these skills, contact Dr. Fuline at 330-494-6170 ext. 5277 or email to schedule your workshop date and time.

Digital Library

Providing quality resources and professional library information services to help with your research and learning, the digital library can help you with

330-494-6170 ext. 4141 // 330-267-9272 text messaging
Room B123 (main campus)

First-Year Experience

You’ll get academic, career and social support, both inside and outside the classroom, resulting in the successful completion of your academic and career goals. FYE components for student success include

  • new student orientation
  • Jump Start
  • first-year seminar course (SSC 101)
  • advising
  • welcome and engagement
  • the Common Read


Online learning

You can create a schedule that offers flexibility with time and place while maintaining access to faculty and other college services. While online learning isn’t easy, it’s convenient and offers busy students like you a great way to complete your education.

Access eStarkState here
Access Blackboard here

Access eStarkState Student Resources blog here

330-494-6170 ext. 4973

Technical help with current online classes:

Student advising

Your success coach or academic advisor can help you choose classes for upcoming semesters and implement other elements of your successful college game plan.

You can find your success coach and academic advisor information at mySSC > Tools > MAP (my academic plan).

Testing Center

Here’s where you’ll get computer-based or pencil-and-paper testing specific to courses. Some courses allow you to take computer-based tests outside of class in the Testing Center, usually within a timeframe of three to four days.

330-494-6170 ext. 4500 //
Main campus room C107
Stark State College Akron room A012


Stark State offers tutoring for many of our academic programs.

Here’s where to find help:

  • Information technology and engineering technologies tutoring
    B214 (main campus)
  • Math Learning Center
    E214 for walk-ins or appointments (main campus)
  • Science Learning Center tutoring
    H200 (main campus)
  • Writing Center tutoring
    available online or in person in G200 (main campus)
  • Stark State College Akron tutoring room A010/A108

For times at each location:

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