Learning Resource Center

The Learning Resource Center (LRC) exists to help students on their path to academic success. Perry students have access to this quiet study area, removed from the noise and daily distractions of life. The LRC is located in the Senator Jim Honeyford Student Center located on the main campus.

The LRC offers access to:

  • Books and technical manuals
  • Laptops fully equipped with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Program-specific resources
  • Free printing of school-related items
  • Group study areas
  • Academic coaching

The LRC is open Mon-Thu from 6:30am-5:00pm (excluding school closures and holidays).

Learning Resource Center



Peer Tutoring

Peer tutoring services are provided outside of class hours and are free of charge for current students. Availability may vary by subject.

If students are interested in accessing peer tutoring services, contact your instructor or Student Success Coordinator.

Brainfuse Online Tutoring

Connect instantly with a live tutor online. Perry Tech’s partnership with Yakima Valley Libraries provides students with free access to Brainfuse HelpNow online tutoring. Type your question in the chat or draw it on the screen. You can also take a picture of the problem on your phone and send it to the chat.  Available daily from 1-10pm

Subjects include: general math, algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus, physics, English, and writing. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel tutoring is also available.

For more information about accessing Brainfuse, visit the Yakima Valley Library website or contact Student Success Coordinator.


Perry Tech offers enrolled students one-on-one appointments for support with:

  • Study strategies
  • Notetaking
  • Test-taking skills
  • Procrastination
  • Time Management
  • Organization

To schedule a meeting, contact Student Success Coordinator.


Students are required to obtain a Yakima Valley Library Card upon enrollment.  Perry Tech’s partnership with Yakima Valley Libraries provides students 24/7 access to a collection of online libraries, databases and services including:


BrainFuse HelpNow

Live Online Tutoring  Available daily from 1pm-10pm.  Instant, live assistance in subjects like general math, algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus, physics, English, writing, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. 

SkillSurfer  A library of lessons, videos, and tests on subjects like general math, algebra, geometry, physics, reading, writing and more.


LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning offers courses in areas such as Time Management, Customer Service,  Communication, PowerPoint, Excel, and preparation for CompTIA and Cisco certifications. 


Mango Languages

Learn over 70 world languages through Mango Languages.  Mango is a personalized, adaptive language-learning resource that offers listening and reading activities, real-world conversation examples, and voice comparison features for pronunciation help.



Kanopy is a video-streaming service providing quality, independent educational and entertainment content. Includes access to many fascinating lecture series offered by the Great Courses.


Yakima Valley Library E-Resources

Yakima Valley Library Apps

For assistance in accessing these resources, contact the Yakima Valley Regional Library or Student Success Coordinator.

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