Learning Commons and Academic Assistance Centers

The Learning Commons hosts six academic assistance centers (listed below) that can aid in a variety of courses and skill development areas all located in one convenient location on the first floor of the Ottenheimer Library. In this space students are welcome to use our computers, group study rooms, dry-erase boards, desks, tables and hang-out areas.

Hours as well as virtual services vary for each academic assistance center. For more information about the Learning Commons, please call 501-916-3966 or email learningcommons@ualr.edu.

Below you will find more information about the services offered from the each center. To book an appointment or sign up for a study group event please visit https://ualr.libcal.com/

If you would like to book a tour or request an in-class promotional talk please fill out the form here: Request Form

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Communication Skills Center

Take the panic out of Public Speaking! The Communication Skills Center is here to help with all stages of the public speaking process from brainstorming content, to outlining your ideas, to actually rehearsing in their private rehearsal room. We can even help you manage anxiety from public speaking. The CSC also helps with research, Powerpoint/Prezi design, and facilitating mock interviews.

Email: communicationskillcenter@ualr.edu

Walk-ins and Appointments Welcome

Schedule an Appointment

Support via Email

Mathematics Assistance Center

Feeling a bit overwhelmed with your math or statistics work? Or maybe you just need a little bit of clarification on a problem? No fears, the Math Assistance Center is here! The MAC has a long standing history here at UA Little Rock providing support to students as they navigate various math courses. Come meet with our awesome math tutors to help you build the confidence you need to ace those math tests!

Email: wkbarker@ualr.edu

Walk-ins and Appointments Welcome

Schedule an Appointment

University Writing Center

Got writer’s block? Whether you are writing the world’s next best seller or just trying to finish that paper for class. The UWC has got you covered! Meet with a tutor who can help with any stage of the writing process or submit your writing to the University Writing Center Online Writing Lab (OWL) to get asynchronous feedback on your work. The UWC’s primary goal is to help students develop strategies to overcome their writing challenges.

Email: elcox@ualr.edu

Walk-ins and Appointments Welcome: To set up an appointment with the UWC please email Dr. Cox at the email listed above.

OWL Submission Form

Library Research Services

The Ottenheimer Library’s Student Success Team offers the Research & Information Literacy Exploration (RISE) Program which helps students with research and information seeking support through critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills development. RISE provides workshops as well as individual and small group consultations. We work together to ensure students’ academic and personal success.

By appointment only.

Library Services Request

Need additional assistance with your technology? Book an appointment with our IT Specialist.

Technology Tutoring

World Languages Center

Hola! Bonjour! It’s wonderful to speak with you! The World Languages Center provides students in Spanish and French the opportunity to practice speaking the language they are learning. Meet with expert tutors who can help with pronunciation and conversational skills. The WLC helps students hone the four language skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Email: zrhagins@ualr.edu

Spanish Tutoring Now Available!

Schedule an Appointment

Trojan Tutoring

Introducing Trojan Tutoring! This service provides additional support to intro level courses that are not currently serviced by existing centers. Trojan Tutors support students who are in need of additional guidance to achieve their goals. This service focuses on introducing students to study skills and learning strategies that can help them improve their learning.

Walk-ins and Appointments Welcome

Schedule an Appointment

Courses covered:
World Literature
Psychology and the Human Experience
History of Civilization I or II
US History to 1877 or since 1877
American National Government
Ethics and Society
Criminal Justice
Anatomy & Physiology
Cell Biology
Molecular Biology
Organic Chemistry 1
Chemistry 1
Chemistry 2
Physics 1
Physics 2

Email: trojantutoring@ualr.edu

Find additional tutoring resources here: Additional Tutoring.