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Academic Achievement Center


Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases brought on by the omicron variant, the spring semester at MassBay will now start on Tuesday, January 25 (rather than January 18). All classes — remote, online, and face-to-face — will begin the week of Tuesday, January 25.


Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic Service Update

The Academic Achievement Center is open virtually and ready to support students. Join the staff of the AAC during our virtual open hours to make an appointment to meet with a Learning Specialist or Peer Tutor, to take an exam, to drop-in for extra help, to meet with your study group or ask about our services.


AAC Summer Programs

Sign up early for Academic Achievement Center summer programs that will give you an academic boost for the fall semester!

Accelerate to College English (ACE) Summer Program →

Achieve In Math Summer Program →



All students, faculty and staff are welcome to “walk-in” (by virtual meetings on Zoom) to the AAC during our business hours. We can also be reached by phone and email.


Academic Achievement Center:
Monday-Thursday: 9am-5pm
Friday: 9am-12pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

How to make an appointment in the Academic Achievement Center

Stop by our virtual room

Topic: Academic Achievement Center Zoom Meeting

Join Zoom Meeting

Access Virtual Academic Achievement Center Here →



How to Enroll in Smart Thinking

Smart Thinking Enrollment Instructions →


Academic Achievement Center Services

Learning Specialists in Math & Science and Reading & Writing are available to meet with you to support your course work, homework, papers, projects and general questions and concerns

Peer Tutors are ready to connect with you through to help with homework, prepare for exams, study help and student-to-student support.

Accessibility Specialists are available to update accommodations and support you through this transition to remote learning and connect you with resources in the AAC and throughout the college.

Need help with your research paper? Want to become a better writer? Struggling with math? At MassBay, you’re never alone. The Academic Achievement Center (AAC) offers peer tutoring, professional individualized instruction, study groups, skills workshops, and support for all MassBay students. Best of all, all of our support services are FREE!

Our mission is to inspire, excite, and reach out. We dedicate ourselves to providing specialized and innovative methods of individual and small group instruction and assessment for our diverse student body to promote retention and achievement. We strive to create a culture of active learning, where students take ownership for their education, gaining the skills and confidence they need to excel in school.

Academic Achievement Center Resources

Accessibility Resources Center Math Achievement Center Peer Tutoring Program Reading + Writing Center Placement Testing Placement Test Preparation Workshops Make-Up Tests Transitional Scholars Online Tutoring


On-campus offices are closed Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 due to COVID-19. Please see how to set up a virtual, online meeting on Zoom, at the top of this page.

Wellesley Hills: 2nd Floor (Adjacent to the Library)

Framingham: 3rd Floor (Inside Library)

Schedule an Appointment

781-239-2620 (Wellesley)

508-270-4213 (Framingham)