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Connect. Learn. Achieve.

The Math Learning Center (MLC) is a community of mathematical thinkers who connect with each other in order to learn together and achieve their goals. Students learn through individual tutoring and study groups. Tutors and students also have some opportunities to grow and work together during special events throughout the quarter.


Achieve Goals

Succeed in Math

Be Consistent, Persistent, and Resilient

Develop Study Skills and Teamwork Skills

Overcome Math Anxiety

Grow in Confidence



MLC Director

Linda Burks has always enjoyed mathematics and been eager to share that joy with others. She has taught problem solving on many levels, trained advanced students to work with younger students, and provided active opportunities for students to see the beauty of mathematics. Before coming to Santa Clara University in 2016, Linda earned her M.S. in mathematics and Ph.D. in mathematics education from the University of Michigan. Her research interests include effective ways of teaching problem solving and developing resources for achieving success in undergraduate mathematics education.