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Mechanical and Architectural Design / CAD Lab

Tutoring Services

Tutoring services are available in a variety of delivery formats. We encourage you to connect with a subject-specific tutorial lab for support. Access to Blackboard resources, including Zoom meeting rooms, are provided by each subject-specific tutorial lab.

Drop-in tutoring support

  • In-person tutorial support is available in each subject-specific tutorial lab.
  • Online tutoring support for each subject-specific tutorial lab is accessed through Blackboard.

How to connect with online tutoring  

  1. Login to Blackboard.
  2. Scroll down to “My Organizations” at the bottom right-hand corner of the screen. My Organizations List is shown circled on Blackboard beneath My Course List in Blackboard.
  3. Click on Mechanical and Architectural Design / CAD Lab.
  4. Read the information on the Announcement on the front page to find information on expectations and how to access online tutoring.
  5. Click the link provided and enter the password which is also provided.

Tutoring Hours 

Architectural Tutoring: 

Fall 2021

Day Time Location
Tuesday 5-9 p.m. Online only
Wednesday 5-9 p.m. Online only

Mechanical Tutoring:

Fall 2021
215 Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center (ATC)

Day Time Location
Monday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. On Campus only
Tuesday noon-8 p.m. On Campus only
Wednesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m On Campus only
Thursday noon-5 p.m. On Campus only
Friday 5-8 p.m. Online only
Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Online only
Sunday 2-9 p.m. Online only

Hours will vary during Holidays and Finals Week.  Please see Blackboard for updates.

About Us

The Mechanical and Architectural Design/CAD Lab provides free drop-in tutoring support for students taking Mechanical and Architectural Design/CAD classes. The tutorial lab offers student-oriented support to GRCC students during their academic experience. The lab provides a comfortable atmosphere where students can connect with other Mechanical and Architectural Design/CAD students and get help from both professional and peer tutors. This is a free service and no appointment is necessary.


Provide tutorial services to promote independent learning and enhance individual academic success.


Directions to download SolidWorks 2019 - 2020 from the web site has been added to the Helpful Links. This is also available on the Mechanical & Architectural Design / CAD Lab Blackboard site.

Contact Information

Phone: (616) 234-3674