Learning Resource Center

The Arkansas State University – Newport Learning Center is located in the Harryette M. Hodges and Kaneaster Hodges, Sr. Library inside Walton Hall. The Learning Center has three labs, each of which has 25 high-end computers and free printing services.

The Learning Center provides a free tutorial service in math and writing as well as study software which can be accessed for a variety of subjects including math, science, history, and writing. The Learning Center also has access to online practice and study exams in the areas of CDL truck driving, nursing prep, PRAXIS, ACT and SATs.

If you have any questions or suggestions please contact Christy Mann, Director of the Learning Center whose office is adjacent to the computer labs.

Usage Policy

  • Computers are for educational use only. ASUN students have priority over other users.
  • Internet access is limited to one hour if other students are waiting to use the computer.
  • Ask if you need assistance with anything; we are here to help if we can.
  • Conserve paper; if you need help with printing, our staff will provide assistance.
  • Downloading of files is permitted only for information for class use.
  • Social networking and games are not allowed unless required for class.
  • Anyone found not adhering to the above policies may be subject to loss of lab privileges.

University Standards

Conduct that violates the ASUN Computer and Network Use Policy includes, but is not limited to, the activities in the following list:

  • Unauthorized use of a computer account.
  • Using the campus network to gain unauthorized access to any computer systems.
  • Connecting unauthorized equipment to the campus network.
  • Unauthorized attempts to circumvent data protection schemes or uncover security loopholes. This includes creating or running programs that are designed to identify security loopholes or decrypt intentionally secure data.
  • Knowingly or carelessly running or installing programs intended to damage or to place excessive load on a computer system or network. This includes programs known as computer viruses, trojans, or worms.
  • Deliberately wasting or overloading computer resources, such as printing too many copies of a document.
  • Violating terms of applicable software licensing agreements or copyright laws.