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Student Success Center Resources

24/7 Online Resources to help students be successful at OCtech.

Tutoring Services

Through the Student Success Center, you have tutors ready to help you reach your academic goals.  The Student Success Center can assist you with strategies to become a better overall student through note taking, study skills, and time management. Our center is full of resources that can assist with classes. Tutoring is FREE for OCtech students. Tutors are available by drop-in or through appointments. Please see the tutoring calendar for specific tutoring times by subject. If you are unable to meet with us in the center, make sure to check out our online resources listed on this page. To the left you can click on different pages based by subject. Information about accessing Brainfuse, our online tutoring, is listed below.

We are located on the second floor of Building B in the back of the Library or you can call (803) 535-1376 or email us at

Tutoring calendar:

Brainfuse Online Tutoring

Brainfuse is an online tutoring system that is available 24/7 to OCtech students. This service allows students to communicate with a live tutor, or to submit a paper for review through their writing lab. 

Accessing Brainfuse: Students access Brainfuse directly through D2L. The link for Brainfuse is under the resources tab once you enter a class page. If you need assistance please, stop by the Student Success Center.

Students who are unable to meet with an OCtech tutor can meet with a Brainfuse tutor through Live Help. Topics included in Brainfuse are: Business, Computer & Tech, English, Math, Nursing & Allied Health, and Science.

Students also have access to the following resources in Brainfuse.

  • Skill Surfer: Access to a variety of lessons, videos, and tests.
  • Flashbulb: Create your own flashcards/ games or use their library of flashcards.