Finals Week

24-Hour Study Space at the ARCenter

The ARCenter will be open as a 24-hour study center beginning Sunday, March 19th at 9:00am and will remain open until Thursday, March 23rd at 11PM. Regular hours will resume on Friday, March 24th.

Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate will be available

If students are planning to study at the ARCenter and will leave between 8:30PM-12:15AM. Please encourage them to use the Night Escort Safety Service provided by the UCSC Police Department. Students can access the service by calling (831) 459-2100. This service is provided at no charge to students. For more information about the service, please click here.

Finals Writing Assistance Tutoring*

Sign-ups are not required and students can be seen based on the tutor's availability or students may sign up for an appointment slot by calling Learning Support Services at (831) 459-4333 before 2:00pm the day of the session.

  • Sunday, March 19, 1-7pm**, ARC 116
  • Monday, March 20, 3-6pm, ARC 116
  • Tuesday, March 21, 3-6pm, Veterans Resource Center (student lounge), Kresge College
  • Wednesday, March 22, 3-6pm, Esselen Nation Conference Room (Bay Tree Conference Ctr.)
  • Thursday, March 23, 3-6pm, ARC 116

Appointments are 30 minutes long, or 45 minutes if more time is needed.

*Due to funding restriction we are not offering writing tutoring for CORE.

**Students will not able sign up for a Sunday appointment after Friday, March 17th at 5:00PM


Finals Drop-In Math Tutoring

Available for students seeking assistance in Math 2, 3, 11A, 11B, 19A, 19B, 22, 23A, and 23B.
During drop-in math the tutor will circulate the room helping each student for 15 minutes on individual homework.

  • Sunday, March 19, 1-7pm, ARC 202
  • Monday, March 20, 4-8pm, McHenry 1279
  • Tuesday, March 21, 4-8pm, McHenry 1279
  • Wednesday, March 22, 4-8pm, McHenry 1279



Tutoring services are available for winter. Please see our Supported Classes page for more information. 

Learning Support Services (LSS) aims to promote educational equity for all UC Santa Cruz students by fostering interactive, peer-based academic communities through Small Group Tutoring, Modified Supplemental Instruction, Drop-In Services, and Writing tutoring. At LSS, students are developed intellectually, conceptually, and professionally by building a strong foundation for student success and empowerment at the university and beyond.

List of supported classes

Learning Support Services offers several academic support programs:

Accommodations to Learning Support Services' Programs are available to students. Questions regarding accessibility should be directed to