Academic Resource Center
The Academic Resource Center (ARC) supports all students as they strive to reach the highest standards of academic excellence and ultimately their degrees at DePauw University.
Melissa Browning '20
Recently named Fulbright recipient (yes!) and W tutor, Melissa Browning is working on two senior theses while at home in Carmel, Indiana. With a little bit of luck, Melissa will be teaching English in Vietnam as a Fulbright ETA next year.
Maria Santillan '21
DSG Vice President of Student Life (among many other things!), junior Maria Santillan has been working at the S-center since her freshman year. This picture was taken earlier in the semester in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she and classmates gave a presentation at the Seventh National Symposium for Spanish as a Heritage Language.
Sam Heichelbech '21
A junior from Columbus, Indiana, Sam is studying in Oxford while continuing to work as a W tutor. The photo was taken at the Paphos Archeological Park in Paphos, Cyprus. The pillars, he explains, "were once part of an ancient Roman villa, thought to be the home of the Roman governor of the Mediterranean island."
Gold Commitment Credit
A virtual visit with one of the ARC tutors (W, Q, S Consultant or Peer Advisor) now earns you Gold Commitment Credit. Simply tell the tutor with whom you work that you'd like this credit!
Damir Pupovic '23
A member of DePauw’s Ethics Bowl and Debate teams, Damir comes from Montenegro, a small European country on the Mediterranean. As a Q tutor, Damir focuses on ECON, MATH, & CSC. He is always interested in a good discussion!
Helina Samson '21
Academic Peer Tutor Helina Samson lives in Elgin, Illinois. A Psychology major on an occupational therapy track, Helina works as an intern for the CDI and coordinates the Connections Mentor Program. In the ARC, she consults with students about organizing ideas, managing time effectively, and dealing with academic anxieties
Angela Xinye Yang '21
Q and S consultant Angela Xinye works with students who seek help with a range of MATH and ECON courses, as well as with class presentations. As a Peer Advisor, she works with others on making efficient online calendars and on balancing work, online classes, and recreation.Read More
Charlotte Borland '22
A sophomore track team member, Charlotte, has measured a 200-meter strip on the road in front of her house which will serve as her track this spring. As a Q tutor she consults on MATH 151, 152; CHEM 120, 130, 170, 240; and PHYS 120. As a W tutor, she works with students as they dream up, write, and revise essays.
We are dedicated to providing a place for all students to explore academic potential and personal growth. The ARC is a collaborative environment, including the Speaking and Listening Center, the Writing Center and the Quantitative Reasoning Center. Students may also meet with Academic Peer Advisors who offer general academic support at the ARC. Together, we offer a wide range of services, including individual and group assistance, learning skills consultations, workshops, and presentation preparation.
UPDATES FOR SPRING 2020:
W Tutors, Q Tutors, S Consultants, and Peer Advisors have moved online and are ready to meet (virtually) or email with you. Instructions on how to sign up for an online tutoring session can be found on each Center's main webpage. Links to each Center are on the upper left side of this page.
NEW! Find news and academic advice from the ARC on the Campus Labs Website.
ALSO NEW! Check out the photos of Students at Work.
Send an image of yourself at work this spring, outside or inside the house. We'll find a place to post it on the ARC website. Please send your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include where you are and what you're up to. Thanks.