The Learning and Academic Resources (LAR) Department provides instruction and support services to Long Beach City College students to help them be more successful in their academic pursuits. Recognizing that our college community is composed of diverse students with varying educational backgrounds, readiness, and academic needs, LAR offers instruction and a wide range of programs, services, and materials to promote college success. The department provides various learning and study strategy courses, basic adult education, supplemental instruction, tutorial services, learning assistance, computing centers, and Student Success Centers.