Academic Resource Center

Welcome to the Academic Resource Center!

The mission of the Academic Resource Center is to support Manhattanville students’ academic success and growth as independent learners. The ARC provides free online tutoring to all undergraduate students in a wide variety of subjects in partnership with NetTutor. Students can meet one-on-one with professional tutors through NetTutor’s online platform, where live tutoring is available for many subjects 24/7. Students also have the option to schedule appointments in advance or drop off a question. Additionally, the ARC offers in-person workshops on goal setting, study skills, and time management throughout the academic year. Asynchronous online workshops are also available on our MS Teams platform. 


Library 118


NetTutor Online Tutoring 

Manhattanville University offers FREE online tutoring for students for most subjects through NetTutor. Their professional tutors are not only subject-matter experts, but are trained to exhibit empathy and empower students to discover their own unique learning process to find solutions. We strongly encourage you to take full advantage of online tutoring via NetTutor!

About NetTutor:

  • NetTutor Tutoring Center: Connect to a live tutor for immediate assistance, schedule an appointment with a tutor, or drop off a question and receive feedback from a tutor.
  • NetTutor Writing Center: When the Manhattanville Writing Center is closed, you can meet with a writing tutor online or submit a writing assignment for feedback through NetTutor.
  • Take this quick tour to learn more about these services!

To Access NetTutor

  • Log into Brightspace & select your course.

  • From the "Course Tools" menu on the top right of the page, select "NetTutor."

  • This will take you directly to the NetTutor site. (If the “NetTutor” link is not available on your course page, please contact your instructor to enable “NetTutor” on Brightspace).

  • Select “NetTutor Tutoring Center”  and choose the subject in which you need a tutor.

  • Select “Drop in and Meet with a Live Tutor” to connect with a tutor within minutes. If a live tutor is unavailabe: 

    • Select “Drop off a Question” and follow the prompts to receive feedback.
    • Select “Schedule an Appointment” to reserve a time on the calendar.
    • Click on “Drop-in Tutoring Hours” to see future drop-in availability.


Workshops (In-Person and Online)

The ARC collaborates with the Center for Student Accessibility, Writing Center, Library, and Student Health and Counseling to offer in-person workshops and online modules on study skills, time management, goal setting, and managing stress. 

Academic Edge Series 

Join your peers and staff from the Academic Resource Center, Center for Student Accessibility, Library, and Student Health and Counseling in a series of in-person workshops designed to give you an edge for the new semester! Scroll down to see all upcoming events at the ARC. 

Online Modules

The ARC offers online modules in time management, organization and study skills, relieving test anxiety, and strategies for online learning. Each unit covers a different, crucial skill for successful college learning. When you click on each module, it will lead you to the handouts and assignments that are available for each topic. 


Frequently Asked Questions

The ARC is located in Library 118. This is an open space for group or individual study. Study skills workshops are also held in this room, so please check the schedule posted on the door. 
The ARC has partnered with NetTutor to offer online tutoring in most subjects. You can access NetTutor through Brightspace. Click on "NetTutor" from your Course Tools menu to connect with a professional tutor immediately or to make an appointment if a tutor is not immediately available. Currently, the ARC does not offer in-person peer or professional tutoring. 
Supplemental Instruction is not currently offered. 
No. However, NetTutor is available 24/7 in many subjects and offers a broad range of appointment times, seven days per week. 

Your best resource is always your professor, regardless of whether a professional tutor is available. All Manhattanville faculty hold regular office hours to provide additional help to students. The office hours schedule should be listed on your course syllabus. Depending on your professor's preference, you can either stop by their office hours or make an appointment to review the course materials.

Additionally, please let us know that you're looking for help by contacting We will make every effort to find tutoring for your subject. 

The Manhattanville Writing Center offers free appointments Monday-Thursday 10 AM-9 PM and Friday 10 AM-2 PM. Please see the Writing Center website for more information. When the Writing Center is closed, we encourage you to visit the NetTutor online Writing Center for assistance. 

All students are welcome to use NetTutor and to attend our study skills workshops. Our staff is trained to help students of all abilities. If you are comfortable sharing your learning needs with a tutor, we recommend that you do so in order to ensure that they are able to most effectively help you. 

For additional accommodations and services, please contact the Center for Student Accessibility at 914.323.7129 or visit their website.

The Academic Resource Center provides free online tutoring and study skills workshops for all students at Manhattanville University. The Valiant Learning Support Program is an additional fee-based service offered through the Center for Student Accessibility. For more information on registering for accommodations, please contact them at 914.323.7129 or visit their website.

Currently, the ARC is not employing Peer Tutors. If you are interested in tutoring in the Writing Center, you should enroll in ENC 3006A: Teaching and Tutoring Writing. For more information, contact Professor Brower at  




Upcoming Events at ARC


Contact Us

  • Academic Resource Center

    Professor Carleigh Brower
    Director, Center for Academic Writing and Composition
    Library 119