Skills Center

Skills Center

Welcome to the TMCC Skills Center

The TMCC Skills Center is a self-paced learning environment where students can develop the skills to place into Math 95 and Math 96. The Skills Center provides Web-based and/or text-based education, supplemented by lectures and special assistance from math instructors assigned to the Skills Center.

What is Required of Skills Center Students?

  • Students are required to attend a weekly, 10 minute meeting with their assigned instructor.
  • In addition to weekly meetings, students should plan on working with the online program at least 10 hours per week to be successful (15-25/hours per week for students attending Summer or Winter Session).

Location and Hours

Location: The Skills Center is located at the TMCC Dandini campus, Red Mountain Bldg., room 124.


Spring 2014
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Summer 2014 (beginning May 27)
Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fall 2014 (beginning August 24)
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

What does it cost?

Students pay for three credits plus the cost of additional materials, if necessary. The internet-based ALEKS computer program is also highly recommended. Please note that Skills Center classes are not eligible for financial aid.

How do I enroll?

Online enrollment is available through MyTMCC.

  • Sign in to MyTMCC and click on "Student Center" then click on "Search" or "Search for Classes"
  • Enter the term you are registering for, then enter SKC for course subject, and click on "Search"
  • Search results will display SKC 80 and SKC 85; it is important that you add both classes into your shopping cart at the same time to complete enrollment. Do not enter the classes separately.
  • Once registered, you are required to set up your weekly instructor meeting. The online scheduler will be available 05/16/14-05/23/14 for Summer students and 08/04/14-08/21/14 for Fall students. After these dates you much visit the Skills Center in person to set up a weekly meeting time. If you do not attend the first week of class you will be dropped.
  • After scheduling your weekly meeting time, follow the instructions on how to register, then log in to ALEKS to take your online diagnostic test. Your test will be used to create an individualized program of study.

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Philippine United Student Organization (P.U.S.O.) General Meeting

Thursday, April 24
RDMT 256, Dandini Campus

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Thursday, April 24
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Skills Center

Truckee Meadows Community College
7000 Dandini Boulevard, RDMT 124
Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

Telephone: 775-674-7696 or Fax: 775-674-7592

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