Free Online Tutoring via NetTutor

In order to access this free, outsourced, online service, please click on the link marked "NetTutor 24/7" on the left column menu in any published Canvas course shell.

Please note that NetTutor is a separate service, designed to "fill in the gaps" when Success Center Tutors are not available or when we don't support a subject in which a student needs help. Start with OUR West Valley tutors: they know the classes we offer, the instructors who work here, and the numerous resources that are available to our students. They are the best source of support for West Valley students!! 😊

From the West Valley College website, click on Canvas in the main header.

Canvas link on West Valley College homepage

Select the "Sign into Canvas with Single Sign On" button to enter credentials.

Canvas login

From the Canvas Dashboard, choose the class for which you wish to receive tutoring.

Canvas nav with yellow arrow pointing to Dashboard

Choose NetTutor from the list on the left.

Large yellow arrow pointing to NetTutor in list

Accept End User License Agreement and click Continue.

End User License Agreement

Watch the video for help using NetTutor.

NetTutor help video

Select a group to receive tutoring in that area.

Subject selection screen

Select one of the following:

  • Meet with a Live Tutor
  • Drop Off a Question
  • Class Locker
NetTutor Method Selection Screen


NetTutor Demonstration

How to Use NetTutor

New NetTutor User Experience for 2018 Introduction

NetTutor Best Practices (2015)

Welcome to NetTutor (an ad for the service)

Uploading a Paper in NetTutor

Last Updated 5/10/21