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Services for Students

Services For Students

Welcome to the Pauline Whitaker Library at Northwest Arkansas Community College. 

The Library is located on the first floor of Burns Hall (BH 1304). It serves the information needs of NWACC's students, faculty, and staff.

Since its founding in 1990, the Library's collection has grown to include over 30,000 physical books and videos, and thousands of digital ebooks and streaming media.  The Library also provides the NWACC community with access to over 100 subscription databases, which index thousands of electronic books, periodicals, and multimedia files.

Online Forms for Students

Student Forms

Peer Tutoring, Math Center, Writing Center

Peer Tutoring

Regular Schedule

Monday:  8:00 am – 1:00 pm (Information Commons Burns Hall 1217)

Tuesday:  8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Information Commons Burns Hall 1217)

Wednesday:  8:00 am – 2:00 pm (online)

* Week 2, Week 6, and the week of Spring Break will not follow the regular schedule. The schedules for Weeks 2 and 6 are listed below. No tutoring will be held during Spring Break.

Week 2 (1/22 – 1/28)

Monday:  8:00 am – 1:00 pm (Information Commons Burns Hall 1217)

Wednesday:  8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Information Commons Burns Hall 1217)

Thursday:  8:00 am – 2:00 pm (online)

Week 6 (2/19 – 2/25)

Monday:  8:00 am – 1:30 pm (Information Commons Burns Hall 1217)

Tuesday:  9:30 am – 1:00 pm (Information Commons Burns Hall 1217)

Wednesday:  8:00 am – 2:00 pm (online)

Online appointments should be booked in advance.

Peer Tutor: Alexis Jorgenson: Peer Tutor Subject Areas:

MATH 1204 – College Algebra MATH 2213 – Survey of Mathematical Structures I
MATH 2223 – Survey of Mathematical Structures II BIOL 1544 – Principles of Biology I
BIOL 2214 – Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 2224 – Anatomy and Physiology II
MBIO 2014 – Microbiology GEOL 1114 – General Geology I
PSYC 2003 – General Psychology PSYC 2103 – Human Growth and Development
HLSC 1002 – Wellness Concepts HIM 1123 – Electronic Health Records
HIST 2003 – History of American People to 1877 HIST 1003 – Western Civilizations to 1650
HIST 1043 – World Civilizations Since 1500 HIST 2053 – History of Arkansas
PLSC 2003 – American National Government ARHS 1003 – Art Appreciation
ANTH 1023 – Cultural Anthropology CIED 1053 – Intro to Education

Online remote tutoring is also available through “Brainfuse." This option is found via myNWACC under “resources”, “online tutoring.” Brainfuse gives you access to free online tutorials, study guides, and you can chat with a live tutor during the following days/times: M-F, 5pm-11pm and Saturday-Sunday, 1pm-11pm.

Additionally, most public libraries offer free tutoring help with a valid library card. Visit your local public library for more information.

Math Center

Math Center tutoring services are available online by appointment and in-person drop-in. The Math Center provides Math Faculty tutors for free, so please take advantage of this opportunity.

In-Person Tutoring Appointments

In-Person Tutoring is available on a walk-in basis when the Math Center is open.

Online Tutoring Appointments

Use the website to set up an appointment for in-person tutoring.

Feel free to also email if you have questions about tutoring. Please allow up to 48 hours for responses (weekend emails will be answered on Monday).

To Rent Calculators from the Math Department please contact Brenda Andrews at

Math Center

Writing and Academic Literacy Center

The Writing Center is open for drop in sessions on M/W: 10am-3pm and Tu/Th: 9am-1pm.

in Burns Hall, room 1003. Bring a printed copy of your draft and assignment instructions.

E-mail Consultation

For email consultations please use the form on the Writing Center Website. A consultant will review papers and return them within 24 to 48 hours after they are received.  Send an email to  to request a Teams Virtual Consultation. A consultant will be in contact to schedule an appointment.

Students may access grammar and writing tutorials and exercises through the Writing Center’s Resource link

Contact Writing and Academic Literacy Center

Microsoft Office For Students

Contact the NWACC Information Technology Help Desk for information on MS Office software: 479-619-4357 or, or use the link immediately below.

NWACC-Bentonville Academic Support Services



Contact Information

IT Help Desk BH1136



Online only (make an appointment using this link - - Due to evolving COVID situation in northwest Arkansas area, these appointments services might change.


Distance Learning/Canvas Support

Math Center


For fall 2021 due to evolving COVID situation these appointments services might change.

Book an appointment online

Testing Center  



Veterans Resource Center  


Writing and Academic Literacy Center BH1003 - Due to evolving COVID situation these appointments services might change.


Information Commons

BH1217 (Information commons will be closed for fall 2021 from Aug 16th, 2021, but all the information commons services will be available in the NWACC library Bh1304)



NWACC Library will open August 23rd, 2021 for NWACC students, staff and faculty. Please check here for NWACC library hours here.

479-619-4244, circulation

479-619-3154, reference

Internet Access Off-campus

Internet Connectivity Options Off-Campus

  • The NWACC Library provides a limited number of Wifi hotspots for checkout. Students must have an Equipment  Agreement Form on file and be enrolled in the current semester. For more information email
  • Many educational institutions and libraries, including NWACC, have extended their Wifi access to parking lots for public use. This is available in Bentonville outside Burns Hall and at the Washington County building.
  • The City of Fayetteville maintains free, public internet access locations. Visitors to these locations can connect with smartphones, tablets, laptops and other Wifi-enabled devices. 
  • As part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, President Biden and Vice President Harris worked with Democrats, Republicans, and Independents to create the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which provides eligible households $30 per month off their internet bills. ACP-eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.  For more information about the Affordable Connectivity Program and a list of participating service providers please visit