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Academic Resource Center

Welcome to the ARC! We offer university advising, writing and course tutoring, and first-generation student support resources.

Daum Hall, 2nd Floor
1 LMU Drive, MS 8208
Los Angeles, CA 90045

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About Our Services

It is the mission of the ARC to promote engaged academic citizenship and to provide opportunities for students to become more fully integrated into the rich and diverse culture of the university. Services include tutoring, university advising, the First To Go Program, and the LMU Common Book Program. 

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Intro to LMU's Academic Resource Center

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A student lying down, relaxing and writing in a journal in the Decompression Zone

The Decompression Zone

A quiet place to relax, reflect and recenter yourself, the Decompression Zone is a private room for students and staff. This space features low lighting, a table for journaling/sketching, and a meditation mat. We welcome you to use the space for personal needs, such as napping, studying meditating, etc. The Decompression Zone is located in Daum Hall 216 and open to Lions who could use a moment to themselves. Visit us to decompress with coloring books, puzzles, calming teas, candy/chocolate, bracelet-making embroidery floss, reflection journals, a mindfulness meditation app, and more! To use the Decompression Zone, visit the ARC (Daum Hall, second floor) and a receptionist will reserve the space for you.