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Mathematics Resource Center (MaRC)

About the Mathematics Resource Center (MaRC)

The Mathematics Resource Center (MaRC) in O'Shaughnessy Science Center 235 supports student learning in mathematics through free drop-in peer tutoring as a service of the University of St. Thomas Mathematics Department for any ACTC student taking MATH 005 through 200. During the 2020–2021 academic year, there will be a mixed of online appointments and in-person drop-in tutoring sessions. The MaRC is also headquarters for Math Placement Exam preparation, questions and administration.

Student solution manuals for all supported mathematics courses are available for use with the deposit of a St. Thomas student ID card. Group study areas, wireless connectivity and extra learning sessions are other features of the MaRC. You may need to take the math placement exam to assess your math skills before you register for a math course at St. Thomas.

Students who have studied beginning Calculus, but have not received St. Thomas credit for it, are invited to take a Calculus I examination.

Math Placement Examination (MPE) Information

You may need to take the math placement exam to assess your math skills before you register for a math course at St. Thomas. Below is what determines if you need to take a math placement exam:

  • Math ACT/SAT subscore
  • When your ACT/SAT subscores were sent to St. Thomas
  • Intended major
  • Math course(s) required for major

You need to take a math placement exam only if your math ACT/SAT subscore is:

  • Below the required level for the math course that you are interested in pursuing.
  • If you do not have a math ACT/SAT subscore on record with the Registrar.
  • Your ACT/SAT subscore was not sent to St. Thomas within the last two years.

MaRC Tutoring: In-Person

Fall 2023 Schedule

In-person MaRC tutoring operates on a drop-in basis. Stop by during the following hours:

  • Monday: 10:00am – 7:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am– 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am– 7:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am– 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am– 12:30pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: 4:00pm– 7:00pm

MaRC Tutoring: Online

Fall 2023 Schedule

Online MaRC tutoring requires an appointment. Hours are:

  • Monday: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • Thursday: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • Sunday: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
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MaRC Contact Information

For further inquiries, please contact us!

Mailing Address

University of St. Thomas
Mail: OSS 201 MaRC
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Campus Location

The MaRC is located in room OSS 235 on the second floor of OSS (O'Shaughnessy Science Hall) at the NW corner of Cretin and Grand Avenues.