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Be Successful in Your Summer Class! Library Services, Free Tutoring & Open Computer Lab in the LARC

Want better grades? Stop by the Library & Academic Resource Center to take advantage of library services, free tutoring in selected subjects, and an open computer lab in Summer Session 1.

Be Successful in Your Summer Class! Library Services, Free Tutoring & Open Computer Lab in the LARC

LAVC Library & Academic Resource Center (LARC) is open during Summer Session 2017 to give students access to library services, free tutoring, and an open computer lab to help them succeed in their Summer classes.

The following is a list of services are available during the Summer 2017 Session 1:

  • The LAVC Library, which is located on the first floor of the LARC, provides students with access to library materials and services including research help (print and online books, database of online articles databases, etc.), computers and printing, and group study rooms.
    • From June 12-July 14 (Summer Session 1), the Library is open Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., and closed on Friday-Sunday. Please note: The Library will be open 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on July 3 and closed on July 4.
    • From July 17-August 18 (Summer Session 2), the Library will be open Monday-Thursday from 12-4 p.m., and closed on Friday-Sunday. Please note: The Library will be closed on August 10.
  • The Computer Commons, which is located in LARC 234, is an open computer lab that has 95 new computers available for students to use that have Internet access, and the MS Office suite. Students can print in black and white for $0.10 per page, or color for $0.25 per page.
    • From June 12-July 14, it is open Monday-Thursday from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. and Friday from 7 a.m.-2:45 p.m., and closed on Saturday-Sunday
  • The LAVC General Tutoring Center, which is located in LARC 213, offers students free tutoring by walk-in or appointment. Tutoring is available in a variety of subjects including Accounting, Chemistry, Economics, Music, Physics, Psychology, Spanish, and Statistics. Free textbook, headphone, and laptop rentals are available, as well as small group study rooms (by reservation). For more information and the tutoring schedule, call (818) 947-2795.
    • From June 13-July 14 (Summer Session 1), General Tutoring is open Monday-Thursday from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and closed on Sunday.
  • The LAVC Writing Center, which is located in LARC 229, offers students help with writing. It offers limited walk-in tutoring sessions to help with any writing assignments. For more details, call (818) 947-2810.
    • From June 14-July 14 (Summer Session 1), the Writing Center is open Monday and Wednesday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 2-6 p.m., Friday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and closed on Sunday.
  • The LAVC Math Lab, which is located in LARC 226, is a drop-in tutoring lab for students to get help for all levels of math courses. It also provides the following: computers with math software, textbooks on reserve, a loan program for videos, CDs, and calculators, math worksheets, and class workshops. For more information, call (818) 947-7263.
    • From June 14-July 14 (Summer Session 1), the Math Lab is open Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., and closed on Sunday.
  • The Virtual Valley Help Desk provides log-in and technical assistance for students enrolled in an online class. For assistance, call (818) 778-5834 or email

For more detailed information, visit the LAVC Tutoring and Academic Support Services Web page.


Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 6/25/2017 5:01:32 PM