Chipola College offers a wide range of student and academic support services to help you reach your academic and career goals. Some of these services can also be accessed online, such as free tutoring with the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), digital library resources, accessibility and accommodation support services through the Student Disability Resource Office, and online proctored testing with Honorlock. Chipola College also offers in-person proctored testing for students at the Testing
Free Tutoring with Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)
To aid in the ever-changing world of education, the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) developed several online and after hours of operation services for students utilizing ACE Tutoring, a Canvas course that each Chipola College student has the ability to access.
ACE After Hours allows students the opportunity to receive free online tutoring in select courses during the evenings. Live, interactive tutoring is available for several math courses through Canvas. Students can also submit questions at any time through the ACE Canvas course and will receive a short video or written response in return.
ACE offers expanded course offerings for online tutoring using multiple technologies such as Canvas Studio, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Screencast-O-Matic. ACE also facilitates the organization of online learning communities where students can work with classmates on assignments and test preparation. In alignment with courses transitioning from in-person to remote instruction or online, Chipola College remains committed to providing full academic support for all students.
Visit the ACE website for more information.
For online tutoring, visit the Canvas course, ACE Tutoring (all courses) located on your Canvas Dashboard, or in your list of Canvas courses.
Digital Library Resources
Chipola College is part of the Florida Academic Library Service Cooperative. FALSC operates the automated library system used by all public college and university libraries in the state of Florida – 40 institutions and 156 campus libraries – along with a shared catalog and a statewide collection of online journals, e-books, and other valuable e-resources. As part of FALSC, Chipola College students can access a vast collection of online resources books, media, articles, journals, and databases. We've made it easy for our students to access these online resources! Just select the Library Resources link located in the left-hand navigation of any course in Canvas.
The Chipola College Library also offers a wide range of in-person resources to assist our students in achieving their academic goals. The library is located in Building B and provides a quiet study environment where students can read, study, conduct research, and work on homework. The library also has an Information Technology Center ("Tech Center") on the second floor that is equipped with 25 workstations, and 7 wireless stations for student laptops available exclusively for Chipola College Students. For hours of operation and more information on library services, visit the Chipola College Library website
Accessibility and Accommodation Support Services through the Student Disability Resource Office
Chipola College is committed to making all programs and facilities accessible to anyone with a disability. Chipola’s goal is for students to obtain maximum benefit from their educational experience and to effectively transition into the college environment. Students with disabilities are requested to voluntarily contact the Office of Students with Disabilities to complete the intake process and determine their eligibility for reasonable accommodations. The intake process can be completed electronically, from the convenience of your home and/or office. Or, you can meet with our staff in-person.
For more information about our office and the intake process, please visit the Student Disability Resource Office website or contact Leigh Ellen Whittington by phone (850)718-2290 or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Student Disability Resource Office is located in the Student Services Building, Office 114.
Proctored Testing with Honorlock and the Chipola Testing Center
Chipola College subscribes to Honorlock online proctoring tool, which enables students to complete proctored exams from the convenience of their home with a computer and the Google Chrome browser.
For more information on Honorlock, visit Use Honorlock for Proctored Exams.
The Testing Center also provides a quiet proctored testing environment for online exams, make-up tests, and college admission testing. The Testing Center is located in Building A, Room 149. Please note that seating is limited and appointments must be made at least 24 hours prior to the desired test date.
For more information on testing services, testing center hours or to register for a testing appointment, please visit the Chipola Testing Center website
Additional Student and Academic Resources
Please visit the following pages for more information about student and academic services available to our students.
- Chipola College Student Services
- College Academic Policies & Resources
- Chipola College Student Activities