Academic Resource Center
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.
Monday– Thursday 7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday – Thursday 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Exams proctored must be completed by 6:15 p.m.)
Friday 7 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Exams proctored must be completed by 3:45 p.m.)
*Note: Quieter times for testing in the ARC are Monday – Thursday 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. & 4 – 6:30 p.m. and Fridays 7 a.m. – 8 a.m.
If you have a documented disability, contact Jane Eddy at email@example.com
Honor Code for Testing in the Academic Resource Center
No notes, books, Apple/Fitbit watches, or electronic devices may be used to access information while testing unless permission has been granted by the instructor and communicated to Academic Resource Center staff.
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You can also book ARC appointments using the Viterbo App.
- 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
- Individual and group tutoring in most subjects
- Peer tutoring
- Writing assistance - undergraduate
- Writing assistance - graduate
- 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
- GRE and LSAT workshops
- GMAT and MCAT study materials
- Academic advising
- ESL tutoring and academic assistance
- Test proctoring
- Placement testing for math, English, and reading
- Remedial courses: English (ENGL 099), Math (MATH 091) and Math JIT
- Courses in Learning Strategies (UNST 101) and College Reading Strategies (UNST 102)
- Safe place designation for students diagnosed with autism
For more information, contact:
Jane Eddy, Director, Academic Resource Center
Murphy Center room 332
608-796-3190 or 608-796-3194