2018-19 Academic Catalog

The Learning Center


The major purpose of The Learning Center (TLC) is to help Mississippi State University students improve their academic performance. TLC offers both credit courses and non-credit services to graduate and undergraduate students. For more information, contact the TLC office at (662) 325-2957 or come to 267 Allen Hall.

Credit Classes. The primary focus of the credit classes of The Learning Center is to assist in retention of students by strengthening their reading and study efficiency. LSK 1023 College Reading and Study Skills emphasizes development of time management, vocabulary, note taking, test preparation and other study skills. TLC offers a speed reading course, LSK 2013, as well as a one-hour study skills course, LSK 1011. In addition, the center offers LSK 1001 Freshman Seminar, a one hour course designed to orient incoming freshmen and transfer students to the university.

Non-credit Laboratory Services. TLC offers tutoring in all subject areas. Special assistance is available in all areas of English, mathematics and statistics, chemistry, physics, and preparation for professional examinations. These services are free to all MSU students. In addition, The Learning Center provides equipment for checkout, photocopying, and instructional resource materials for a nominal fee. The Learning Center houses a general computer lab available to students and faculty.