Whether you are a straight-A student or a student experiencing academic difficulty, the Academic Resource Center (ARC) staff welcomes you.

Our commitment is to focus on students’ individual needs and goals, developing personalized strategies to learn and study effectively. The ARC staff doesn’t just help you graduate. We want you to develop enduring skills that will achieve your goals on your next exam, during the next semester, and in your lifetime of endeavors beyond graduation! We aim to empower all students to be intentional and fully engaged in their unique academic experiences. In fact, the ARC supported 955 individual students last year – that’s 50 percent of the student body!

ARC Services Overview

The Academic Resource Center is one of seven offices that make up the APEX department which is located within the lower level of the Andrews Gault Library. Any College of Wooster student is welcome to use our services and to schedule a meeting with our staff during our operating hours, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Contact Our Staff

The Academic Resource Center offers the following services to all College of Wooster students.

Prospective Students

If you are a prospective student or family member who is interested in learning more about the resources the Academic Resource Center offers, you can visit the link above for more detailed information as well suggestions for planning your attendance.

Academic Life Coaching

Work with an academic coach to develop your academic assets and increase your likelihood of achieving the academic growth you would like.

Academic Skill Development

Develop personalized learning strategies, approaches to time management, note-taking methods, test-preparation strategies, I.S. planning, and more.

Disability Support Services

Submit documentation for housing, dining, and academic accommodations, and learn about implementing approved accommodations.

English Language Learning

Find support in understanding American culture and the development of your English writing, vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening, and speaking skills.

Peer Tutoring

Schedule to meet with a Peer Tutor to receive individual assistance from a trained student who has excelled in a variety of introductory courses.

Programming, Workshops, and Events

Learn more about ARC workshops and events that focus on valuable skills which will help you throughout your career at the College of Wooster.