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About Us

The Language Learning Center (LLC) works closely with students and faculty to help students become strong and confident in their language and linguistic studies. The LLC supports languages taught on campus, American Sign Language, and Linguistics. The LLC offers: tutoring, group study sessions, mixers with international students, study tips, textbook loans, resources, workshops, tech support, and classroom support. In addition, the LLC advises on major-specific foreign language requirements and the Spring 2019-Summer 2019 Language Other Than English Requirement (LOTER). The LLC currently administers the Foreign Language Proficiency Exam (in all world languages) and the Spanish Placement Exam as ways to meet the LOTER.

Mission

The Language Learning Center honors diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. We provide an inclusive, caring environment that not only complements best practices in academic language development, but also facilitates collaboration across the university and in the surrounding communities. Our peer-to-peer model, combined with our commitment to academic rigor and cross-cultural communication prompts students to contribute confidently and independently to their own learning.