Language Support Lab (Formerly ARC Language Lab)

Each Language Support Lab provides individualized, language-based assistance to domestic and international students, both graduate and undergraduate, by appointment or drop-in. Tutors are ESL support professionals who specialize in course content for specific majors.


  •  Open to both domestic and international students
  •  Undergraduates also welcome for help with classes or projects
  • Provide individualized language support by appointment or drop-in
  • Taught by ESL support professionals with course content expertise in each department
  •  Available to all students seeking language help with:


  •  Understanding other course content or materials
  • Research and concept development for projects
  • Class presentations or participation in critiques
  •  Cultural aspects of classes or projects
  • Midpoint or Final Review proposals or presentations
  • Graduate final projects or thesis
  • Content-specific writing assistance
  • Help with resumes, internships, or job interviews
  • Tutors and locations vary according to major
  • Not all departments offer labs every semester

    Students should attend Department Workshops (offered through individual departments, not ARC) for specialized art and design or technical help.