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Learning Assistance & Resource Center


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Learning Assistance & Resource Center

224 Lawrence Center
West Chester, PA 19382

Phone: 610-436-2535
Fax: 610-436-2600

  • Director: Gerardina Martin 610-738-0496
  • Asst. Director: Courtney Lloyd 610-436-2402
  • Clerical Support: Bernadette Forte 610-436-2535


Key Facts

  • The average cumulative grade point average for our tutors is a 3.71.
  • The LARC currently employs and trains 82 tutors for a variety of subject areas.
  • Tutoring registration numbers have increased 51% in the past two years.
  • As of February, 1,860 tutoring sessions were requested and 1,354 students were registered for the Spring 2014 semester.



Did you know that WCU is now offering FREE Online Tutoring through Smarthinking? Tutors are trained to provide high quality learning assistance to your students, up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

Accounting Calculus Intro. Finance Physics
Algebra Economics Intro. to Human A&P Spanish
Basic Math Gen. Chemistry Liberal Arts Math Statistics
Biology Geometry Organic Chemistry Writing

Smarthinking “strives to assist students in developing successful learning and problem-solving strategies that will help them succeed in the classroom.” The addition of Smarthinking to the services currently offered by the LARC will allow students the opportunity to access free online tutoring 24/7 in the comfort and convenience of any space where internet access is available.

If you would like further information about Smarthinking, or schedule an in-class presentation/ demonstration please contact us.

Smarthinking is ideal for...

  • students who have not been able to take advantage of the LARC’s “in-person” tutoring because of commuting and/or scheduling conflicts
  • athletes
  • commuter students
  • non-traditional students
  • working students

Smarthinking provides students the flexibility and freedom to use tutoring services at their own pace, in their own timeframe, and in a variety of locations. Students must register with the LARC in order to receive a code to access Smarthinking for free.

To register for online tutoring contact:
Joseph Mignone
224 Lawrence Center, cube E