Online Tutoring


Learning Center 

Spring 2023 Tutoring Schedule

Tutoring works! Our tutors can help you:

  • achieve higher grades
  • gain a better understanding of course material
  • learn how to approach and complete assignments
  • study for quizzes and exams

How to access online tutoring:
Mendocino College online tutors are available via Cranium Cafe (see profiles below for scheduled days and hours).

Cranium Cafe:
To live chat on your computer, follow these instructions:

  • Have your college ID or state-issued ID card available.
  • Use Chrome or Firefox for your browser. See below for technical support.
  • Have your webcam ready.
  • Have your microphone or a headset with a mic ready.
  • When you see a green light on the page by the staff member, just click on "Knock on Door" to begin chat.
  • Log-in with your MyMendo username and password.
  • Enter the tutor's lobby.

*All video chats are recorded for security purposes*

Video chat with Learning Center Tutor on Cranium Cafe

General tutor questions contact:
Amber Shrum, LC Assistant

MESA tutor questions contact:
Eric Hoefler, MESA Director

For Cranium Cafe technical support, please refer to ConexED's Help Center.

Desktop PC and MAC Meeting Requirements:
The latest version of Chrome or Firefox should be used (Do not use Internet Explorer).
The web camera should be ready and activated.
Computers should have a built in microphone or have a headset with microphone ready.

Android and Windows device Meeting Requirements:
Use Chrome.
Have your web camera ready and activated.
Have a headset with microphone ready – your cell phone headset will work great.

iOS - Apple Device Meeting Requirements:
iOS users will need to use the mobile app. Additional information can be found on the ConexED App page on the Apple App Store.