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The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is continuing to operate remotely which means our staff and student workers are here to help! Looking to set up an appointment or find resources for learning online? Want COVID-19 updates? Looking for support from the ARC? Keep reading because you'll find information about all of that here!

The ARC continues to offer access to all of our academic support services through Zoom or other alternative methods. As you prepare for final exams, or start planning for future semesters, remember that the ARC staff are available to support you!

Academic Support Services

All ARC services remain available for students to access during this time – this includes tutoring, supplemental instruction, peer academic coaches (PACs), math drop-in desk, and our Writing Center. These services are available through Zoom appointments, as well as phone or email consultations.

The ARC writing consultants are available for virtual appointments or to review your paper through the Online Writing Lab (OWL). An online writing consultation request form is available here. Be sure to allow at least 48 hours for review of your paper before your assignment deadline.

Appointments should be requested through TutorTrac or by emailing the ARC or Earl Schumake.

If you experience scheduling issues, or have any questions about our academic support services, please contact Earl Schumake as soon as possible.

Accessibility Services

Students registered with Accessibility Services continue to have access to their accommodations.

If you have questions about alternative testing, accessible formats of materials, have any other accommodation-related concerns, or wish to talk about accommodations for future semesters, please contact Dr. Tori Negash.

Helpful Resources

Looking for University COVID-19 Updates?

  • Visit the COVID updates website for the latest updates and information from our administration

Have questions about registering for classes or building your schedule?

Want to better manage your time while learning online?

  • Check out this time management and productivity blog post
  • Watch this short video with tips for time management
  • Review the tips for time management shared in this short infographic

Concerned about learning remotely?

  • Watch a recording of the “Take 20: Learning in a Virtual World” event from March 26th on Zoom
  • Review the tips and best practices for online learning shared in this short infographic
  • Check out a list of assistive technology resources available to all students here

Worried about using Zoom in your class or to meet with tutors?

  • Check out the CUWAA Start Learning website for student-specific Zoom resources
  • Contact the ARC so we can help you troubleshoot the process of using Zoom to meet for tutoring or other academic support services
  • Check out this blog post from our Strategic Communications team with Zoom tips and best practices

Feeling overwhelmed with all of the uncertainty? Want support with learning online/remotely?

  • Review tips about protecting your mental health here
  • Review ideas for how to shift your mindset from negative to positive thinking through this brief infographic
  • Contact the ARC so we can connect you with tutors, peer academic coaches, our Counseling Center, or other campus resources
Contact the ARC!

ARC staff remain available during this time to provide support and assistance. In addition to phone and email, staff are available for Zoom appointments at your request.

Dr. Tori Negash – Director of the ARC & Accessibility Services

Email: Tori.Negash@cuaa.edu | Phone: 734-995-7582 | Fax: 734-995-4819

Earl Schumake – Academic Support Specialist

Email: Earl.Schumake@cuaa.edu | Phone: 734-995-7325

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