Learning And Academic Resource Center

WHAT IS LARC?

LARC advances academic success through proven active learning strategies, peer-to-peer collaboration, campus partnerships, and leadership development.

The Learning & Academic Resource Center’s Tutorial Program is part of the Office of the Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning at UCI. Our goal is to foster educational success for UCI’s diverse student population, as part of a campus-wide effort involving meaningful collaborations between faculty, staff, administrators, and students across schools.

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What LARC has to Offer

Helpful information and tips for students new to LARC.
Study smarter with best practices for learning and personal coaching.
Location of LARC tutorials rooms across campus with links to UCI campus map.

Services

Available Programs at LARC

Tutorials (Supplemental Instruction)

In a large lecture course? Join our twice-weekly 50-minute learning sessions, plus exam reviews. Focus on key concepts, collaboration, and study strategies in a FUN and encouraging small-group setting.

After Dark Drop-In Tutoring

Have tough homework? Drop by the LARC Study Lounge after hours to study or work through your questions with tutorial leaders for free in specific subjects: Bio 93, 94, 97, 98, 99, GChem series, OChem series, Math 1B, 2A, 2B, 2D, Physics 3 series & 7 series.

Workshops & Academic Coaching

Want to enhance your study skills? Attend our FREE workshops to acquire proven learning strategies and improve your academic performance.  Meet with our academic coach 1:1 for personalized strategies and encouraging support.

Request a Workshop

Student organizations and UCI units serving undergraduates can request workshops and information sessions. Request a workshop or info session for your student org or undergraduate department.

Sponsorships

You may be eligible to enroll in a LARC tutorial at no cost to you. Opportunities for sponsorship are available through multiple campus departments including Student Success Initiatives.

Work at LARC

Our undergraduate and professional staff have the opportunity to make important contributions towards the academic success of students while working in a fun learning environment.

Meet a LARC Leader

Connecting “what to learn” with “how to learn” in a collaborative, student-centered environment.

Tutorial

Resources to get you Started. Interested in joining a LARC tutorial for the first time? You can sign up through week 6 of each quarter. Expect an encouraging collaborative experience with friendly, knowledgeable peers. Here are some resources to get you started.

Testimonials

Hear from Students

“I’ve participated in a LARC session practically my entire time at UCI and it immensely helps my focus on the class along with improving my confidence overall. It’s where I meet a lot of like-minded individuals and found my amazing study buddy.”
2021 Student Evaluation

“This LARC tutorial is my first one and it has helped me out so much. I have already seen an increase in my grade and the leader is very optimistic about everything and makes everyone feel included and doesn’t make them feel bad about getting anything wrong.”
2021 Student Evaluation

“LARC leader genuinely cares about their students and makes sure we are getting the material. They create such a welcoming, safe, and interactive environment, that I feel like I’m learning so much and getting a lot out of LARC!”
2021 Student Evaluation

“Majority of the people in LARC are my friends now.”
2021 Student Evaluation

“The LARC tutorial definitely helped with reviewing over the content we just learned, which helps ingrain it into memory a lot more.”
2021 Student Evaluation

“I love LARC, it’s helping me so much!”
2021 Student Evaluation

LARC Schedule & Enrollment

See if your lecture is supported by LARC this quarter.