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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
Mon - Thur: 7:30am to 4:30pm
Fri: 7:30am to 4:00pm

Online Tutoring for All NVC Students

Northwest Vista College, in partnership with Brainfuse, offers all students (students taking face to face, hybrid, or online courses) 300 minutes (5 hours) of free online tutoring services per semester in the following subjects:

  • Math (including Statistics)
  • English (Writing, Reading, Speech)
  • Language Lab (Spanish)
  • Science (Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physics)
  • Social Science (History and Government)
  • Business (Economics, Accounting, Finance)
  • Computers and Technology (Windows, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Visit District Brainfuse Resources to learn how Brainfuse works to check for subject availability by day and time.

If you need additional minutes or have questions about your account, please contact Caroline Kuyumcuoglu at or 210-486-4334

Reminder: for face-to-face tutoring, also free of charge, you can also visit any of the Northwest Vista College's tutoring services »


With Brainfuse you can:

– Connect with Live Tutoring.
– Submit your writing assignment for review by a tutor with Writing Lab.
– Send a question to a tutor and receive a reply.
– View thousands of Math and English lessons and quizzes in SkillSurfer and LEAP.
– View flashcards—or create your own—in FlashBulb.
– Form online study groups with MEET.


Follow these steps to get started:


  1. Log into ACES.
  2. Select the My Courses tab.
  3. Click on the Brainfuse Online Tutoring link.
  4. Step-by-step instructions for using Brainfuse are available at District Brainfuse Resources »

In Your Canvas Course

  1. Open your course.
  2. Click on the Brainfuse Online Tutoring Link on the left-hand side.


For technical issues, you may contact Brainfuse directly at 1-866-Brainfuse or use the "Contact Us" Link inside Brainfuse.


Contact Information

Caroline Kuyumcuoglu
Coordinator, Dev. Learning Labs
Room: JH-110
Phone: 210-486-4334