Academic Resource Center
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ARC Mission

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) serves all members of the Viterbo community and provides an environment of interactive and mutual support. This structure is based on a model of connected knowing (Belenky,1986) and is involved, integrative and empathetic.

Hours:                                                     
Monday–Thursday 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m.– 4 p.m.

Goals
  • To assist students in developing skills for successful performance in the academic environment
  • To offer a framework that fosters confidence in students' abilities to construct knowledge and become independent learners
  • To partner with faculty to support and challenge students to strive for academic excellence
  • To foster the growth of communication and leadership skills in student tutors
  • To facilitate an active learning environment where tutors serve as role models of the learning process
  • To identify and respond to needs of emergent student populations
  • To provide online services: tutoring, workshops, advising, teaching and test preparation
  • To encourage success of first generation and low income students through timely advising and sensitive support
  • To meet or exceed objectives of the TRiO (SSS) grant
  • To offer language assimilation opportunities for international and ESL/ELL students
  • To provide accommodations to students with diagnosed needs
  • To serve as a resource for faculty
Services
  • Individual and group tutoring in most subjects
  • Peer tutoring
  • Writing assistance - undergraduate and graduate level
  • Math assistance
  • Nursing math preparation
  • Study and reading strategies assistance
  • Study, reading, and writing skills workshops
  • Content specific workshops
  • Students with diagnosed needs - accommodations
  • CLEP tests
  • GMAT and MCAT study materials
  • Academic advising
  • ESL tutoring and academic assistance
  • Test proctoring
  • Placement testing for math, English, and reading
  • Remedial courses: Math (MATH 091) and Math JIT
  • Courses in Learning Strategies (UNST 101)
  • Safe place designation for students diagnosed with autism

Please see  "How Can We Help You?" for more details.

 

For More Information 

Jane Eddy, Director
Murphy Center 332
608-796-3190
arc@viterbo.edu

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