Nestled in the heart of Trinity’s Coates Library, the Tiger Learning Commons (TLC) is a centralized hub for academic coaching, writing and quantitative reasoning tutoring, and student accessibility services. Guided by a common mission to empower students, the offices of the TLC work together to offer an engaging and collaborative learning environment.


Tiger Learning Commons office space


Hours (Fall and Spring)

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 3 - 9 p.m.


The Tiger Learning Commons is located on the main floor (third floor) of the Elizabeth Huth Coates Library next to the circulation desk.

Directions to Library


Tiger Learning Commons contains the following spaces



Academic Coaching

Academic coaching is a personalized, one-on-one meeting with a trained academic coach who can help students improve skills and performance. Working with an academic coach can help with developing skills in time management, goal setting, and test preparation.

Academic Coaching


Student Accessibility Services

Student Accessibility Services ensures that students with disabilities have equal access to curricular and co-curricular activities and services by arranging accommodations, trainings, consultations, and technical assistance.

Student Accessibility Services


Writing Center

The Writing Center offers walk-in tutoring as well as evening skills workshops to students at all stages along the writing process.

Writing Center


The Quantitative Reasoning Skills (QRS) Center

The QRS Center offers one-on-one support for students taking quantitatively-demanding courses in addition to both general and course-specific workshops.

QRS Center


Other Tutoring Services

In addition to the Writing Center and QRS Center, there is an abundance of opportunities to receive tutoring at Trinity. Tutors are available across disciplines, from the humanities and social sciences to business. Contact the chairs or professors of individual academic departments for more information on course- or discipline-specific tutoring.

Academic Departments


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Betty Curry
Director for Academic Support
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Vincent Maldonado
Academic Coach
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Jules Poage
Academic Coach
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Jennifer Rowe
Director of Tutoring Programs, and Lecturer
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Luke Tunstall
Director of the Quantitative Reasoning and Skills Center, and Lecturer