Academic Support Services + Facilities

Academic Resource Center

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is committed to providing a comprehensive academic support system for a diverse student body in all four undergraduate colleges.

The Academic Resource Center provides tutoring across the curriculum and a broad range of other academic support services free of charge to all Loyola students.

Information Technology

Information Technology provides current technology, prompt service, and a robust network to allow the fair, accurate and free interchange of educational content, information and ideas throughout the Loyola community and the world.

LoyolaNet, a state-of-the-art computer networking system, provides access to electronic mail, news groups, home pages, mailing lists, library resources, course offerings, student records, and financial information as well as a high-speed connection to the Internet and World Wide Web. All faculty and administrative offices, classrooms, residence halls, and common study areas provide outlets for connecting personal computers to the network. Wireless network access is also provided in many areas of the campus.

J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library

The J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library won the 2003 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, given by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and Blackwell's Book Services, in recognition of programs that deliver exemplary services and resources to further the educational mission of the university. In addition, the library received the 2004 H.W.Wilson Library Staff Development Award, and for the last three years has ranked in the top 10 in the "Best College Library" category of The Best 361 Colleges by The Princeton Review.

Mathematics Center

The Loyola Mathematics Center was established in 1981 with the original purpose of providing assistance to students in basic skills (developmental) mathematics courses.

Ross Foreign Language Center

The Ross Foreign Language Center, located in Bobet Hall 114, was established in 1988 and named for Rochelle Ross who taught Russian at Loyola from 1967-82.

Upward Bound

The Loyola University New Orleans Upward Bound Program is a federally funded program that falls under the national umbrella of TRiO Programs.

Whelan Children's Center

Whelan Children’s Center is a high quality childcare program for the children of the faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The center, located on Loyola’s campus, provides a safe and stimulating educational environment with a highly qualified, experienced, nurturing staff.

Writing Across the Curriculum

Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) supports excellence in critical thinking and writing in all undergraduate programs and classes at Loyola.  WAC offers a variety of services to help students improve their writing and to assist faculty in designing effective writing assignments.