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Math Advising Resource Center (MARC)

Math Advising and Resource Center Improve your math skills at The MARC

The Math Advising Resource Center (The MARC) has everything you need to help you attain the grade you desire in your math classes at TCC.

You'll find experienced tutors, study spaces, course advising, and lots of valuable math resources. It all adds up to success!

A word to be wise... you DO NOT need to be doing poorly in your math class to use the MARC. If you start to get worried, come see us before you get behind! Even if you're acing your class, you'll find resources to deepen your understanding, improve your focus, and ultimately meet your own goals.

How Can We Help You?

Take advantage of the many free services offered by the MARC:

  • Open Study Area & Computer Lab
    Review for tests, study or work on math assignments in groups or individually.
  • Math Tutors
    Drop in to get help from instructor and student tutors. We're happy to help you with assignments and study skills.
  • Math Advising
    Confused about which math classes to take for your area of study? Our director and staff can help you consider options and discover which courses may be best for you. Please see the Math Advising page for additional online information. To request a Math Placement or Permission Code please fill out the online Math Placement/Math Permission Code form and an email response will be sent to you within 24 working hours. Be sure to include proof that you have met the necessary prerequisites for the course.
  • Math Resources
    Feel free to use the available computer programs, reference books and whiteboards. Textbooks, calculators, rulers, and headphones are available for check out.
  • Math Testing
    Depending on your math course, your instructor may allow you to test in the MARC.


The MARC is located in Bldg. 19, Room 22.
253.566.5145 or marc@tacomacc.edu

MARC Fall/Winter/Spring Hours

Monday - Thursday7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

MARC Fall/Winter/Spring Testing Hours

Monday-Thursday8 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


MARC Summer Hours

Monday/Wednesday8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday - SundayCLOSED


MARC Summer Testing Hours

Monday - Thursday9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



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