Academic Support

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SCC's Success Centers encompass a variety of services and programs to support students in their academic endeavors. From college placement testing to instruction, tutoring and more, our staff and faculty are committed to helping students achieve their goals.

We are located in Room 206 on the Keokuk campus and Room 513 on the West Burlington campus. Students are welcome to study in both centers. The Keokuk center also includes computers and a private room for group study.

Disability Accommodations
Our staff members coordinate services that ensure a fair learning environment for individuals with documented disabilities.

Our instructors teach fundamental and college level courses for students to build foundational skills in areas of math, science, English and study skills.

Peer Tutor Program
Successful SCC students serve as Peer Tutors to assist other students with their studies. The service is free for any SCC student and it is available for many subjects. Visit the Peer Tutoring program page for more info.

Student Success Advocate
Student Success Advocates help students at SCC be successful in their academic program. We offer services in the SuCCess Centers to students in West Burlington and Keokuk. Student Success Advocates can assist in testing, disability services/accommodations, peer tutoring, and retention services. Click here to learn more.

Student Lingo
Online help with study skills, test taking, writing, and more. Click here: Student Lingo

Testing Services
The Success Centers offer a secure environment for college placement assessments (COMPASS and COMPASS ESL), student make-up exams, and numerous other examinations required for select online and correspondence courses and professional certification programs.

Click here for a PDF of the SCC Writing Scores & Mandatory Course Placement Chart & Policy.

TRIO Programs
SCC hosts two federally funded TRIO programs that assist first-generation college students and students from low-income families in pursuing a post-secondary education. The programs service eligible high school students in Burlington, Fort Madison, and Keokuk and eligible SCC students enrolled at the West Burlington campus.

Click here to go directly to the TRiO webpage.


Fall & Spring Hours



West Burlington
Room 513

Room 206



8:30am - 4:00pm



8:30am - 4:00pm

4:30pm - 7:00pm



8:30am - 4:00pm



8:30am - 4:00pm

4:30pm - 7:00pm



8:30am- 4:00pm

Saturday & Sunday


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Denise Fraise | Lee County Auditor

By attending SCC I was able to prove to my son that you can go back to school when you are older. As a matter of fact, my son, my son-in-law and I all graduated the same night from SCC.

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