Academic Resources Center

Student tutors utilizing whiteboard during tutoring session

The Academic Resources Center (ARC), located on the 5th floor of Unity Hall, provides academic support services that are designed to enrich and enhance the learning experience of all WPI undergraduate students. 

The student-based, collaborative learning environment of the ARC offers individualized assistance in a variety of subjects as well as a comprehensive peer-tutoring program. The Center provides a wide array of resources and services to assist all WPI students in the acquisition of information and development of skills to achieve their academic potential.

In the ARC, you will find tutors who provide support for introductory math, science, and computer science courses, as well as a quiet place to study if you need somewhere to think and do your work undisturbed.

The ARC is Hiring Tutors For 2024-2025

Inspire & Guide Fellow Students On Their Academic Journey!

The Academic Resources Center is hiring tutors for the 2024-2025 academic year. Tutoring services play a crucial role in aiding students by providing assistance with academic success strategies. The key responsibility of a tutor is to empower students to develop greater independence in their learning, persevere in college, and achieve their academic goals.

Interested students should visit the ARC Canvas Page to find more information including full job description, qualifications/eligibility, recruitment timeline, and the link the full application. 

We will be hosting two information sessions that will include a presentation with an overview of the tutor position, application process, and Q&A:

  • Session 1: Tuesday February 6, 2024, 4:30-530pm- OH 126 
  • Session 2: Wednesday February 7, 2024 3:00pm-4:00pm- OH 109 

The application deadline is Tuesday March 12, 2024 by 4:00PM EST.

Math and Science Help (MASH) and Tutor Program

Tutors that facilitate MASH and appointments are upper-class students who have been particularly successful in their academic work. They help students who are learning the material and are looking for additional support. Click below to learn more about tutoring options.


Log into TutorTrac to sign up for a one-on-one tutoring appointment. View the How to Schedule a Tutoring Appointment Guide for step-by-step instructions on scheduling a tutoring appointment in Tutortrac. For more information, email the Academic Resources Center, or come visit us on the fifth floor of Unity Hall.