Multimodal Lab

Communication Tutoring and Learning Support at the Multimodal Lab

Resources for Students to Develop and Practice their Communication Skills at the Multimodal Lab

Communication Tutoring and Learning Support

The Multimodal Lab

WELCOME! The Communication department offers learning support and resources for students to develop and practice their communication skills at The Multimodal Lab.

During the Fall and Spring semesters, The Multimodal Lab is open to all SBCC students and provides support across the disciplines. In-person services and resources are offered at our location in BC 102 (on West Campus next to the Cafe).

During the Summer semesters, we provide online tutoring for students enrolled in Communication courses via Zoom  We are here to provide friendly help and support your success at any stage of the learning process. Check out our schedule below and make a plan to visit soon! 

SUMMER 2024 Tutoring for Communication Classes
If you are attending tutoring for extra credit, please complete a tutoring exit ticket to ensure you receive credit for your visit.



The Multimodal Lab



During the Fall and Spring semesters, The Multimodal Lab is open in-person on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10am-4pm. We are located in BC 102 on West Campus, next to the West Campus Cafe.  Collaborative Learning Assistants provide friendly help to students across the disciplines, and Communication Tutors provide discipline-specific tutoring for students enrolled in Communication. Our dynamic, colorful, welcoming, and creative space is also packed with resources and has loads to offer students. We are open to all and invite all students to visit and enjoy our resources and inclusive community.

During the Summer semester, we offer Communication tutoring to any student enrolled in a Communication class via Zoom.

Our goal is to welcome and empower students by providing an inclusive and accessible learning environment where students can share ideas, build their skills and knowledge, and feel a sense of belonging and community. 

We hope to see YOU soon! 😀

multimodal lab

Resources and Community

  • tutoring 
  • study space
  • computers
  • printing/scan/copy resources
  • multi-purpose private rooms (perfect for group work, quiet study, or recording and rehearsing presentations and speeches)
  • textbooks
  • events
  • media 
  • art supplies and sensory materials
  • book nook with poetry and comics
  • space to rest and relax
  • Queer Pizza 🍕Join us every last Wednesday of the month 12 p.m.-2  p.m. for pizza and queer community


Please visit the links below to see our schedule for tutoring and events. Students attending tutoring for extra credit should complete a tutoring reflection form to ensure they receive credit for their visit.




FREE one-on-one and group tutorial support



Join us for in-person and online events. Always free and open to the SBCC community.


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More FREE SBCC Resources to Support Your Learning and Success 

  • Students are encouraged to use the Writing Center, which offers both in-person and online tutoring with Writing Center tutors by drop-in and appointment.

  • Students may also work online or come to the Learning Resource Center to use the Computer and Technology Resources, and they may work in-person with one of the Computer Tutors, who support students in all subject areas with any computer or technology needs related to their coursework.

  • The SBCC Library provides a variety of support for students both online and in-person, including one-on-one service from stellar librarians and staff.

  • Students may also contact Information Technology (IT) for computer related questions and support through the helpdesk or Daily Zoom Drop-in Support (available Monday through Thursday, 10:30am to 8:00pm).

  • Information about additional support for students may be located at the Student Resource Finder.  Please explore and take advantage of the FREE campus resources that support both your well-being and academic success.

The Communication Department has openings for SPRING 2024 for the position of  Laboratory Assistant in the Multimodal Lab. This is an in-person, on-campus part-time position which may also include remote work. Click here to learn more and apply.  Email Michelle Detorie ( with any questions.

  • If you have questions about Tutoring at the Multimodal Lab, please feel free to contact Michelle Detorie.

Communication Teacher with Student in the Communication Lab

Communication Lab Students Studying

Communication LTA with student

Communication Lab Student Learning