The Undergraduate University Division's Learning Resources Center (LRC) serves the students and faculty of MSU. LRC is located in 202 Bessey Hall and is open year-round. The Learning Resources Center offers Daytime Tutoring as well as Evening Tutoring at their main office in Bessey and at the four different locations around campus during the academic year (Fall and Spring semesters).
LRC Services include:
- Course specific tutoring
- Study skill strategies
- Assistance with developing time management, and test taking skills
Course Specific Tutoring
LRC employs undergraduate tutors who are
- in their junior and senior years at MSU
- have earned a minimum cumulative of grade point average of 3.5 or higher
- have a 3.5 or higher in any class for which they tutor
Tutors work individually with students in a variety of first- and second-year classes, helping students not only with the content of the classes but also with developing effective study strategies as well.
Programs for Students
Full-time staff offer seminars and workshops on such study-related topics as:
- Reading Strategies
- Time Management
- Learning Styles
- Note Taking
- Study Skills
- Test-Taking Strategies
- Building a Webpage
These seminars and workshops are offered through pre-professional organizations, individual professors and other MSU organizations.
In addition to working with students, LRC also provides workshops for faculty and staff in areas related to pedagogical concerns. Staff present workshops on subjests such as:
- Powerpoint/Prezi instruction
- AFS space familiarization
- Plagerism/copyright issues
LRC Specialists are available to speak to advisors, pre-professional groups, student groups and classes.
Fully Accessible Computer/Learning Lab
LRC operates a computer learning lab in Room 203 Bessey. All LRC computers are internet ready, connected to the MSU network and run educational software in areas such as:
- Video editing
- Website construction
View the LRC website at lrc.msu.edu or email firstname.lastname@example.org.