Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about the ARC? Review our FAQs. 

Where is the ARC located?

The ARC is located at 1414 Massachusetts Avenue, floor 3R. This new, inclusive space is an accessible location, which offers students access to distraction-free spaces for group and individual study. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all ARC services will be provided remotely via Zoom for the remainder of  the Spring 2020 term.

Who should go to the ARC?

All College and GSAS students are welcome at the ARC.

Students enrolled in a degree program at the Harvard Extension School and Harvard Kennedy School are also welcome.

Whether you are a first-year student or about to graduate, the ARC has something for you: we believe in continual learning and improvement, and we believe that everyone can benefit from coaching.

 

 

Why should I come to the ARC?

Would you like to get more out of your classes? Read more effectively, finish your assignments with time to spare? Would you like to find that “aha!” feeling more often? Would you like to feel in charge of your schedule (and not the other way around)? The ARC is here to help with this and more – come see us to find out!

Am I in the right place for peer tutoring?

Yes! The ARC oversees administration of Peer Tutoring. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Peer Tutoring will be provided remotely via Zoom for the remainder of  the Spring 2020 term.

To learn more, visit our Peer Tutoring page here: https://academicresourcecenter.harvard.edu/peer-tutoring

The peer tutoring program typically starts accepting tutoring requests from tutees around the 2nd and 3rd weeks of the term. If you need assistance before then, e.g., tutor help for an...

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Do I need a referral to use the resources at the ARC?

All Harvard College and GSAS students can access the full range of offerings at the ARC at any time. Please explore our services online or send an email; we are here to help!

GSAS enrolled degree candidates need to apply for funding for ESL peer consultations. HES enrolled degree candidates need a referral from HES for academic coaching. 

Who can use the ARC?

During the 2020-21 academic year, the ARC will continue to support enrolled degree candidates from: Harvard College, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Extension School. GSAS enrolled degree candidates need to apply for funding for ESL peer consultations. HES enrolled degree candidates need a referral from HES for academic coaching.