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Learning Support Services
221 Academic Resources Center (ARCenter)
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Phone: 831.459.4333
Fax: 831.459.3047
Office Hours:
M-F 9:00am-6:00pm

Want more MSI, tutoring, other LSS services?! Need more academic support?!

VOTE 'YES' ON MEASURE 63!

VOTE MAY 12TH-18TH!

Learning Support Services is critically underfunded! Measure 63 would generate more funds to expand LSS services by increasing undergrad fees by $5.36

  • Measure 63 would allow LSS to hire about 150 additional tutors and learning assistants.
  • Funds would ONLY go toward student staff wages.
  • LSS served 5,800 students last year.
  • Increased use of MSI has been shown to have a positive effect on students' academic success.
  • 81% of LSS stuednt employees rely on LSS income to be able to afford their UCSC education.
  • In 2007, students passed a $6.64/quarter LSS fee. This is the first time since then that this fee would be increased.
For more information about the UCSC elections please click here.

Welcome to Learning Support Services

Our services are designed to help students excel academically.

Peer guided group sessions called Modified Supplemental Instruction (MSI) are available for selected lower and upper-division undergraduate courses.

Content-related tutoring is available for many classes. Additionally, Writing tutoring is available in writing courses as well as for writing assignments in courses throughout the disciplines. Tutoring is available to all UCSC students. Tutoring is only available for undergraduate UCSC courses that a student is enrolled in.

Spring 2015 Classes Supported:

  • AMS 005, 007, 011A, 011B (MSI)
  • AMS 010, 020, 080A (Tutoring)
  • ANTH 002, 102A (Tutoring)
  • ASTR 002, 003, 005 (Tutoring)
  • ASTR 016 (MSI)
  • BIOC 100C (Tutoring)
  • BIOE 020C, 107, 129 (Tutoring)
  • BIOE 020B (MSI)
  • BIOL 020A, 100, 101, 105, 110, 115(MSI)
  • BIOL 080A, 101L, 114 (Tutoring)
  • BME 005, 080H, 160 (Tutoring)
  • CHEM 001A, 001B, 001C, 108B (MSI)
  • CHEM 001M, CHEM 1N, CHEM 109, 151A, 163C: (Tutoring)
  • CHIN 006 (Tutoring)
  • CMPE 013, 080N (Tutoring)
  • CMPE 012, 016, 100 (MSI)
  • CMPS 010, 109 (Tutoring)
  • CMPS 011, 012A, 012B, 101, 121 (MSI)
  • EART 010, 020 (Tutoring)
  • EART 110C (MSI)
  • ECON 001, 002, 100a, 100B, 113 (MSI)
  • ECON 010B, 010A, 110, 119, 133 (Tutoring)
  • EDUC 060 (Tutoring)
  • EE 103, 171 (Tutoring)
  • ENVS 023 (Tutoring)
  • FREN 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006 (Tutoring)
  • GERM 001B, 003, 006 (Tutoring)
  • ITAL 001B, 003, 006 (Tutoring)
  • JAPN 003, 006 (Tutoring)
  • LING 080C (Tutoring)
  • LING 101, 111, 113 (Tutoring)
  • LIT 080V (Tutoring)
  • LTGR 100 (Tutoring)
  • LTIN 100, 104 (Tutoring)
  • MATH 021, 022, 023A, 023B, 024, 103A, 105B (Tutoring)
  • MATH 003, 011A, 011B, 019A, 019B (MSI)
  • METX 135(MSI)
  • MUSC 030C (MSI)
  • OCEA 001, 080A (Tutoring)
  • PHIL 008, 011 (Tutoring)
  • PHYS 005C, 006A, 006B, 006C (MSI)
  • PHYS 110B, 116B, 139A (Tutoring)
  • PHYS 139A (Tutoring)
  • POLI 070, 105C (Tutoring)
  • PORT 065A (Tutoring)
  • PSYC 001, 002, 010, 181 (MSI)
  • PSYC 100, 170 (Tutoring)
  • RUSS 003 (Tutoring)
  • SPAN 001, 001B, 002, 003, 004, 005, 005M, 006 (Tutoring)
  • TIM 050
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