University of California, Riverside

Academic Resource Center

About Us

ARC Mission, Values, Goals


  • By providing peer-to-peer as well as staff support and mentoring, the Academic Resource Center empowers students to grow intellectually and personally as they pursue their goals.

Our Goals Are To:

  • Provide academic support, mentorship and leadership.
  • Increase student success in historically challenging courses, and increase retention and graduation rates.
  • Increase student self-confidence, motivation, understanding of academic support services, and connection to UCR.
  • Encourage a student culture of independent learning.
  • Celebrate differences and diversity.
  • Ensure equal access to resources.

We Value:

    • Providing a welcoming environment with high quality support services to all students.
    • Encouraging students to be life-long learners.
    • Respecting the diverse ways in which students learn and acquire knowledge.
    • Facilitating collaborative learning experiences.
    • Creating a culture of academic excellence.

ARC Annual Report

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Academic Resource Center
Room 156, First Floor 380 Surge Building

Tel: (951) 827-3721
Fax: (951) 827-4543