Academic Learning Center (ALC)

The Ruth G. Shaw Academic Learning Center (ALC) is a comprehensive tutorial center that provides assistance to CPCC students enrolled in curriculum courses. The Center is located on Central Campus in Room 103 of the Central High Building. Assistance is available to students in the following key areas: math, science, writing and study skills. The ALC promotes independent learning and the development of skills necessary to support academic and life-long learning success. Group instruction sessions are offered, along with one-to-one tutoring sessions arranged by appointment. The ALC also houses a computer lab for student use with limited assistance.

Services also are available on:

  • Cato Campus at Harris Boulevard and Grier Road,
  • Harper Campus off Arrowood Road,
  • Harris Campus in the airport area,
  • Levine Campus in Matthews, and
  • Merancas Campus in Huntersville.

Schedules vary by location. For further information, contact the ALC at 704.330.6474 or visit the website at