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Math Resource Center

Math Resource Center

The Math Center offers math tutoring, placement testing, preparation resources and workshops. These are all described below.

The Center also provides resources for the PAPATest, Acceleration Tests and SmartThinking. Contact for more information.


A free service offered to CHC students enrolled in Math course. Those coming to be tutored need to bring the work they completed or attempted on their own, as well as their syllabus and notes.

Location: 3rd Floor, St. Joseph Hall, Room 335


  • 9:15am- 5:15pm on Monday through Thursday
  • 9:00am- 4:30pm on Friday
  • 11:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday. 
  • Any exceptions or changes will be displayed on hallway screens.

Tutors: Professional and Student Tutors

Appointments:  Call 215-248-7088, email or come in to schedule a time.

Walk-Ins: Students without appointments will be serviced as tutors become available.

Additional Resources: While waiting, we recommend going to or Kahn Academy and inputting the Chapter or section name as the topic.

The above sites are also a great resource if students need assistance with homework in the later evening hours! 

Math Placement Testing

What you need to know:  

All students new to CHC must take the Math Placement Test.  The Test is a standardized test developed by College Board. It measures your understanding of basic Arithmetic and beginning Algebra concepts and skills.

The placement results are on your account and given in four levels:  Level 1&2 qualify you to register in classes required for your major.    Level 3&4 indicate that you need one or more remedial Math classes, prior to those required by your major.

To prepare, review the worksheets and a list of skills shown below in the Resources area. Some tutoring is available prior to the testing.

Spring 2016 Testing Schedule

February 19 February 20 February 22
March 18 March 19 March 21
April 15 April 16 April 18
May 20 May 21 May 23

Math Test Preparation Resources

*Use these helpful videos for doing Basic Arithmetic and Pre-Calculus

Additional Resources and sample questions are available online on the College Board Accuplacer site.

Director: Joan Mickey, SSJ, M.A.
Phone: 215.248.7088

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