Academic Resource Center
To assist on-campus students with their studies, the academic resource center in Derby Dining Center offers a computer lab, free tutoring, study space and printer/copier access.
Derby Academic Resource Center (DARC)
Derby Dining Center
Hours of Operation
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 6 to 10 p.m.
The resource center offers computers and printers for student use. Printing is 5 cents per page (Cat Cash only). The computers are available only during normal ARC hours. Also available for use in the centers:
- Expo markers
- Paper cutter
- 3-hole punch
- Books for leisure reading
ARC rooms can be reserved by any on-campus student or organization for a variety of purposes. One room in each center is set up as a classroom with various multimedia tools including an LED projector, wireless microphones, a computer and an overhead ELMO projector. Quiet space also is available for meetings or individual/group study sessions. Bring your K-State ID to the center to check out a key.
Reservations for Derby 133B, 134 or 134D can be made by contacting the ARC. All requests are subject to approval and must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Fees may apply based on the residency of a student or organization.
Check back soon for the 2014-2015 tutoring schedule.
In addition to the Derby Academic Resource Center, there are several other academic-related resources available to students.
Academic Assistance Center
Provides other tutoring services and courses that encourage academic success.
Academic and Career Information Center (ACIC)
Allows students to explore different majors and the careers associated with those majors.
Academic Advising at K-State
Connects students to information about academic advising at K-State.
Career and Employment Services (CES)
Provides services that help student with their job searching skills and offer programs that connect students to full time and part time employers.
Conducts career counseling and assessments for students.
Student Access Center
Provides support for students with all types of disabilities.
Educational Support Services
Offers programs and resources to assist first-generation and low income students in completing their degree.
Office of Student Life
Assists students with grade grievances and extended absences from class.