is the LACC?
primary purpose of the LACC is to enhance the foreign language skills of
students through the use of various media.
The LACC also provides a space for group study.
All Philadelphia University students are welcome to use the LACC, but
students currently enrolled in foreign language courses receive priority for the
use of equipment. Additionally the
LACC provides information on local cultural events.
is the LACC?
Hall Room 305 (2nd floor)
School House Lane and Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497
Phone (215) 951-6813
are the LACC’s Hours?
The LACC is open when Search Hall is open. However, Safety and Security
requires that after normal business hours, students must work in pairs in all
university computer labs.
a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
time will the instructors and staff be at the LACC or Ravenhill Mansion to provide assistance?
Prof. Siegfried Boettjer:
M & W: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Prof. Eiko Carr: M & W: 2:00-2:50 p.m.
Prof. John Farquhar: M, W & F: 1:00-1:30 p.m. RM:304
Prof. Farida Ferradji: W & F:
12:00-1:00 p.m. RM:304
Prof. Maria Peale: M & W: 8:00-9:00 a.m. & 12:00-4:00 p.m. F: 8:00-9:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Prof. Tulante: M,
W & F: 11:00pm-12:00pm RM:203
Prof. Zuccagni: M,
W & F: 11:00am-12:30pm RM:304
Hall-305, Language and Cultural
RM: Ravenhill Mansion.
resources are available in the LACC?
our Resources page!
do I register for a Foreign Language Course?
How many years of study has the student completed prior to coming to
No previous study of a foreign
language: Level I course
- Two (2) years of study
or less: Level I course
- Three (3) years of
study: Level II course
- Four (4) years of study
- Level III course
speakers of French, German, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish should sign up for a foreign
language other than their own or arrange to take a challenge exam in their
do I find a foreign language tutor?
is available at no cost to students at Philadelphia University in the Learning
and Advising Center. Students may
scheduled individual appointments with tutors and may also participate in
conversation groups with a native speaker.
who need support with English should contact the Learning & Advising Center
additional information please call (215) 951-2799. Also you can visit the website at
can I learn about opportunities for international study?
information on approved programs and requirements please contact the
Abroad Office at (215) 951-2815 or
interested in international programs are strongly encouraged to take a foreign
language courses prior to studying abroad.