Academic Resource Center

    The Academic Resource Center [ARC] provides a variety of services to Ringling College students, including writing assistance, test preparation and study skills instruction, help with English as a Second Language and time management. 

    Virginia DeMers, director of the ARC, is also the disabilities services officer for students. Students who expect to need accommodations for any class or campus activity should contact her or make an appointment

    Paula Brooks Jawitz, Ph.D. provides study skills, test study and time management tutorials. She is available by appointment. 

    Located in Room 227 of the Ulla Searing Student Center, ARC office hours are:

    Academic Resource Center / Professional Staff, General Services + Information
    Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.

    Study, Reading and Test Preparation Support
    Daily by appointment during daytime office hours.

    Writing Consultation: Student consultants are available for drop-ins or by appointment from 4 to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday evening and 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday. Call or email for additional availability.

    Disabilities Support

    Contact Virginia DeMers at the email or phone number below. Make an appointment now. Or drop by the ARC to learn more.  The ARC's website also provides some information about documentation of specific disabilities. And check out our tips for new students. 

    Phone Contact:
    main phone: 941.359.7627

    reading and study: 941.309.4711


    for writing consultations and general 

    for disabilities support

    for study and reading tutorials and note-taking service

    Make an Appointment