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ACE: Academic Center for Excellence: Home

Use this guide to book an appointment with a writing tutor or speech tutor. During Fall and Spring, you can also reserve time with a Mac. ACE is currently located in The Library Hub in room 160 of the TAC.

Temporary Location

While Payson Library is being renovated, the Academic Center for Excellence is located in The Library Hub in room 160 of the Thornton Academic Center. Please call Paul Stenis at (310) 506-6232 if you have any questions about ACE services during the renovation.


Academic Center for Excellence: Writing Center, Media Commons, Speech Lab

What services does ACE offer? Here are a few:

Writing Tutoring - get help with your paper from a writing tutor.

Speech Tutoring - rehearse and record your speech with a speech tutor.

Research Help - ask a librarian for help with your research project.

ACE Macs & Media Macs - use Accordance, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, and more.

Workshops - attend free workshops in ACE throughout the school year.


Have an idea for an ACE workshop? Want to add software to ACE computers?

Please contact Paul Stenis at with details.

Policies on filming or taking pictures in the Library (including ACE) are here.