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Tutoring and other forms of academic support are meant to supplement, not replace, course instruction. We have found that students who attend class regularly, complete their assignments, and who meet with faculty during office hours in addition to using the ARC resources tend to outperform their peers.   The ARC does not offer private tutoring.  Our services are for current LMU students only.  


Make an Appointment

 Call 310.338.2847 or come in person to the ARC.    
Appts available in the ARC in Daum Hall
  • M-R, 9am-6pm
  • F, 9am-4pm
Questions?  Read our Writing FAQ.

Drop-In (No Appointment)

Come in person to . . .

The WHH Library

You may also drop in to the ARC 
and wait for the next available tutor.

Try our new online writing tutoring!

Online Writing Tutoring Procedures:

  1. Call the ARC receptionist at 310-338-2847 to set an appointment time for a tutor to review your paper.  You must specify that the appointment is for review of an ONLINE PAPER.
  2. Once the appointment is set, the receptionist will tell you to email the paper as either a Word document or PDF file to no later than 30 minutes prior to the appointment time.  
  3. In your email, please include the assignment instructions as given by your professor AND indicate what type of feedback you want such as thesis, development, organization, grammar, etc. 
  4. Appointments are 30 minutes.  If you think your paper will require more than 30 minutes, please let the receptionist know.  Receptionists are allowed to make back-to-back 30-minute appointments, if the schedule permits.
  5. At the time of the appointment, the tutor will read your paper online and provide feedback in the margins.
  6. The tutor will NOT correct grammar errors or make any changes to your paper, but will highlight errors and give you feedback on how to correct them.
  7. At the end of the appointment, the tutor will save the document and email it back to you. 
  8. If the tutor didn’t finish commenting on your paper in the 30 or 60 minute session, he/she will send it back anyway and remind you to make another online appointment if needed.

*Appointments are 30 minutes. If you think your paper will require more than 30 minutes, you can ask the receptionist if there are two back-to-back 30-minute appointments available. 

Spring 2015 Drop-In Schedule

for Content/Subject Tutoring   

Tutoring begins January 26, 2015.

*There is no course tutoring next week, February 16-20, 2015, due to the first spring break.  

The only exception is PSYC 251. Tutoring for PEAP will continue as scheduled. 



ACCT 2110/2120

MW, 7-8:30p


Location: MW, STR 357

AIMS 3770

T, 8-10p; W, 6-8p


Location: T, WHH 117; W,  ARC Conference Room


M, 10-11a & 12:30-1:30p; T, 12:30-1:30p; W, 4-5p


Location: MW, UNH 3246; T, Modern Languages Village

DANC 480

TR, 6-7p


Location: STR 106

ECON 105/110/120

T, 6-8p; R, 5-7p


Location: T, ARC; R, WHH 117


M, 2-4p; T, 4:30-6:30p; W, 12-2p


Location: UNH 3246

Gen Chem

MTW, 6-8p; R, 12-1p


Location: MTW, ARC


T, 12:15-3:15p; R, 12:15-2:15p


Location: UNH 3246


T, 9:30-10:30a; R 12-1p

  Location: UNH 3246


By appointment. Call the ARC.


Location: ARC

Math 101/102/120

MTW, 5-7p


Location: UNH 2711

MATH 107

T, 7:30-9p; R, 1-2:30p      


Location:  T, PER 208; R, ARC Conference Room

MATH 112

MTW, 5-7p


Location: UNH 2727

MATH 122/131

MTW, 7-9p


Location: UNH 2711

MATH 123/132

MTW, 7-9p


Location: UNH 2727


T, 7-8:30p; W, 6-8p


Location: PER 206

PHYS 101/253/254

MTWR, 7-9p


Seaver 109

PSYC 251 for PEAP

MW, 6-7p every other week starting 2/2


Location: FAN 170

Spanish 101/102/203/204/321

M, 11:30-12:30p; T, 4:30-5:30p; W, 2-3p & 4:30-5:30p; R, 12:15-1:15p; F, 11:30-12:30p


Location: MTR & W(4:30-5:30), Modern Languages Village; F &W(2-3), UNH 3246