Academic Resource Center
The Academic Resource Center (ARC) at the College of Mount Saint Vincent offers comprehensive tutorial services to all students who request assistance. Individual tutoring session and study groups are available and are free of charge.
The ARC provides tutoring in all of the College’s major disciplines, including biology, business, chemistry, math, and nursing. The ARC also provides academic study skills support to address areas such as time management, test anxiety, and test taking strategies. The tutoring staff includes both experienced professional and trained peer tutors, and scheduling is flexible in order to accommodate students’ schedules. Students may make tutoring appointments with our drop-in tutors in the ARC or make arrangements to work with tutors in other areas of the campus.
Computers are available in the ARC for students to use for research or writing purposes, and students enjoy the collegiate atmosphere that is both supportive and academically stimulating.
The Writing Center
Within the Academic Resource Center, the College’s Writing Center provides weekly monitored instruction to assist students in all areas of writing, including essay writing, thesis development, grammar, sentence structure, and English as a Second Language. Students are recommended by their instructors to schedule appointments with a writing specialist in order to master their skills.
Elizabeth Seton Library 2nd Floor