The Learning Resources Center, located in the Faculty Office Building (FOB
104-105), is the home of the Writing Center, Study-Skills Center,
Disability-Resources Center, and Tutoring Center.
Free tutoring in various subject areas is available. (Tutoring depends upon
availability of tutors and funding. The Center cannot guarantee that a tutor
will be immediately available for the subject that you have in mind.)
Walk-in help with academic matters is also available. You do not need an
appointment. However, when you stop by without an appointment, please bear with
us. Dr. Lou Ann Sears, the Center director, may be helping someone else or on
her way to a meeting, etc.
You are welcome to take the free handouts, borrow the videotapes and
audiocassettes, use the tutorial software (pre-algebra, grammar, paper writing,
study skills, etc.), and use the computers for paper writing, and other
Provides disability resources for registered students.
The Center is open during the Fall and Spring terms Monday through Friday 8:30
a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Call for Summer Hours. These hours are subject to change. (See
bulletin board outside the Center.) Hours for April through June will be posted
on the bulletin board. Lou Ann's hours are posted on her door (FOB 105). (Lou
Ann is a member of Administration and faculty. She teaches composition.)
For further information, call (724) 836-7098, TTY (724) 836-7128.
The Writing Center is designed to help students during every step of the
writing process. A multitude of handouts and books is available for students'
use. Drop-in tutoring for composition is available several hours each week. If
you are ever experiencing any difficulties writing a paper, or if you would
simply like feedback from a tutor, please feel free to stop by the
Learning Resources Center for help.
The Learning Resources Center offers free tutoring services to all University
students. Tutors are faculty-recommended UPG students who have earned an A in
the course. If the center does not currently have a tutor for the course you
have in mind, it will try to get one.
Pamphlets and handouts are available in FOB 104. One-on-one help is also
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