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at the southeast side of the campus across from the Physical Education area, the center provides academic services along with the latest hi-tech equipment.

Fall & Spring Hours

8:00am to 9:30pm
Friday, 8:00am
to 4:30pm
Saturday, 9:00am
to 3:00pm

Summer Hours

8:00am to 9:00pm

For more information:

Learning Resource Center
(916) 484-8693

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Athlete Academic Assistance

Athlete Academic Assistance helps students balance academic and athletic demands by providing academic and career planning and advising for individual skills development. Monitoring of eligibility is an essential part of the Athlete Academic Assistance Center at ARC. (916) 484 8041.

The Beacon Program

The Beacon Program provides group tutoring for students who need academic assistance outside the classroom. Tutors are instructor-selected and have successfully completed the course they tutor. Visit the Beacon website for information. (916) 484 8918.

Tutorial Center

The Tutorial Center is a specialized service of the LRC. The program provides individualized and group tutoring for students who need academic assistance outside the classroom. Tutoring is conducted by instructor-approved student tutors is free to any ARC student. Students who demonstrated proficiency in a specific subject are encouraged to apply to become a tutor at the center. Tutors are salaried and must complete a training course to comply with the state guidelines. Visit the Tutorial Center website. (916) 484-8695.

Computer Lab

Computer-dependent classes supported by the LRC range from English to Math to Computer Graphics, as well as others. For students with special needs, software will enlarge text, translate text to speech, and allow students to dictate work into a word processor. (916) 484-8693.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

English as a Second Language (ESL) is designed for students who are non-native speakers of English. Students can earn units while working on their individual needs in areas such as basic grammar, reading and writing, listening comprehension, and accent reduction. The ESL program helps students develop habits and skills needed to succeed in college. (916) 484-8919.

Reading Across the Disciplines (RAD)

Reading Across the Disciplines (RAD) enables students to be successful in classes such as Anthropology, History, Political Science, and more. Learn to prepare for tests, decipher jargon & graphics, interpret difficult text, and develop outlines. (916) 484 8053.

Reading Center

The Reading Center offers a comprehensive program designed to meet the individual needs of students who would like to improve their knowledge of spelling, vocabulary, speed reading, comprehension, study skills, and note taking. (916) 484-8249.

Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC)

Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) provides individual appointments with instructors and writing consultants for students working on writing assignments for any class on campus. Students can also get help in writing personal statements for scholarships and college transfer. The program is open every term with flexible enrollment deadlines. Visit the WAC website. (916) 484-8802.

Writing Center

The Writing Center is designed to complement classroom instruction in English. Attention is focused on the individual needs of students, who can choose from a large variety of individualized programs designed to strengthen writing skills. Some of these modules include essay writing for proficiency, library research, scientific and report writing, and sentence patterns and punctuation. (916) 484-8696.

The ARC Learning Resource Center

offers students a personal approach to academic success through independent study, individualized tutoring and alternative modes of instruction.