Offering comprehensive subject-based tutoring and academic support services for the CSUCI community.


The mission of the Learning Resource Center is to foster the necessary academic skills, mindsets, and behaviors to meet short- and long-term academic goals, support lifelong learning, and facilitate equitable outcomes for all CSUCI students, faculty, and staff.

The LRC accomplishes this mission by using a social justice framework in our approach to peer education and subject-based tutoring. We offer a welcoming and inclusive environment in which we meet our visitors at their personal starting point and celebrate their diverse abilities, perspectives, and ways of creating knowledge. We provide the structure, knowledge, and strategies for each individual to reach their academic potential. The LRC supports the mission of the university by creating a student-centered place of developing interdisciplinary scholarship, a home away from home, and a community of peer educators to guide visitors on their academic journey. We promote active and engaged learning through our peer-education model that can be summed up in three simple words: students empowering students.

The LRC is Open for Summer Tutoring


(Note: In-Person Tutors are also available Online during their work shifts) 

 Monday - Thursday: 10am - 4pm 
Friday: 10am - 2pm
 Sunday: 5pm - 7pm 
The LRC offers free one-on-one peer tutoring in many academic subjects, including Math, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Computer Science, Business, Psychology, Statistics, Sociology, and Nursing. Our tutors help students with study skills, concept mastery, comprehension, homework, test preparation, and much more. Tutors at the LRC work to foster independent learning skills and to promote a community of inclusive and supportive scholarship.

The LRC is primarily a drop-in tutoring center and no appointment is necessary to visit with an available tutor. Students are seen on a first-come basis, and tutors may work with up to three different individual students at a time, rotating between tutees in 20-minute intervals if the Center is busy.

We also offer limited appointment-based tutoring, with a 48-hour notice of availability. Students may schedule up to two 30-minute appointments per class per week or a total of one hour of appointment-based tutoring per class per week. Appointments are subject to tutor availability. Please note that we may not be able to accommodate SAME DAY appointments, but we do have drop-in tutoring available. We do not accept appointment requests for days/times more than four weeks from the date of the request due to schedule variance. Please allow 48 hours between your appointment request and your preferred appointment time. For more immediate service, please visit our drop-in Centers!

The Tutoring Appointment Request Form for the Summer session is closed.

Drop-in tutoring is still available at the LRC!

The LRC also offers the following resources available to check out while studying in the LRC:

  • Laptops
  • iPads
  • Graphing Calculators
  • Anatomical Models
  • Textbooks
  • Markers & Dry Erase Boards

The LRC provides tutoring both in-person at our Center on the second floor of Broome Library and virtually through our online Zoom Tutoring Center. Please see our Subjects and Schedule tab for updated scheduling information.

To utilize LRC Online Tutoring via Zoom, all you need is a laptop or Smartphone with a microphone and camera on or attached to your computer. (Most laptops are fine for this, but a desktop may require you to plug in a camera.) Please see our Online Tutoring Page for more information.

Can't find a tutor for your class? Check out CI Tutoring Opportunities for information about additional tutoring services at CI.

Resources to help with successful Online Learning

If you are in need of any additional accommodations for tutoring, please contact Disability Accommodations and Support Services (DASS) at x 8529.


John Spoor Broome Library, 2nd floor, Room 2760


For questions about our services, finding specific times that a subject is available for tutoring, or any additional information, please contact the Learning Resource Center by email at or by phone at 805-437-8409. ***Please note that calls and emails will not be answered or responded to when the center is closed.

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