Student Resources

As an Los Angeles Pacific University student, you have access to a number of resources designed to help you succeed in our online programs and beyond. LAPU offers the Career and Vocation Center to help students connect their education to a career, as well as access to APU’s libraries and the LAPU Bookstore. Students can also take advantage of a variety of academic support services, including 24/7 online tutoring and writing skills support.

Life at LAPU

Success Coaching and Academic Advising

You will be assigned a Success Coach who will serve as your key liaison at LAPU to help you succeed in your program. Your Success Coach will act as your academic advisor to develop a plan to complete your program. As an online student, you can always contact your Success Coach via phone or email to receive guidance on making academic choices in schedule and program requirements.

This is where you will go to access your student records such as grades, transcripts, schedules, and financial statements. Please note the password and user name are different than the ones used to log in to course.lapu.edu. If you have forgotten your user name and password please contact your Success Coach. Visit https://studentservices.lapu.edu to view your records.

Student Complaint Policy

View Los Angeles Pacific University's Student Complaint Policy

Career and Vocation Resources

As an LAPU student, we don't just want you to graduate with a degree but also discover a vocation that makes a difference! The LAPU Career and Vocation Center has been designed to help you graduate from LAPU prepared for a career as demonstrated by an ability to communicate your strengths, a well-written resume, and effective job searching and interviewing skills. Visit the Career and Vocation Center to see the wealth of resources and support.

Office of Student Financial Services

The LAPU’s Office of Student Financial Services is committed to partnering with students to navigate through the financial aid process. We understand that funding your education is important, and we look forward to helping you reach your educational goals. You can contact Student Financial Services any time at financialaid@lapu.edu

Visit our website for a list of Common Questions regarding financial aid.

Worship Experience

As part of your spiritual development, LAPU encourages students to engage in worship experience online. The Azusa Pacific student body produces Web-hosted chapel services at various times throughout the week on live simulcasts at www.apu.edu/live, and LAPU students may access this chapel program at their convenience.

Chapel programs exist to create a consistent rhythm of intentional worship experiences for students that encourage spiritual formation through creative arts, gifted speakers, and Christian practices.

Book and Software

LAPU Bookstore

Order your books, digital textbooks, and class materials online from the LAPU Bookstore and start your classes prepared. Simply login using your LAPU email credentials.

Discount Software Retailers

Students can save up to 85 percent off retail pricing on popular software products by purchasing through discount retailers such as JourneyEd.com.

To qualify for an academic discount at JourneyEd.com, you will need to provide one of the following documents as proof of your academic status:

  • Letter of Enrollment on school letterhead
  • Instant Online Verification
  • Current Student ID
  • Course Schedule
  • Registration Receipt for the current term

Academic Support

24/7 Online Tutoring

As part of LAPU’s commitment to you and your academic achievement, the Center for Student Success is pleased to offer free online tutoring with Tutor.com. Expert tutors are on hand 24/7 (except holidays) to help you with assignments, concepts, and exam preparation. The service covers a wide range of subjects, including multiple areas of math, science, English, and business. You will work one-to-one with your tutor in an online classroom on your specific homework problem until it's done.

Interested?

Your tutoring session can be accessed directly from your course on the right-hand side bar on every assignment page by clicking "Tutor.com". Each student is provided with 240 minutes of complimentary tutoring each session. If you've used your tutoring minutes and need more tutoring, contact your success coach or click below to request additional tutoring.

Note: Sign in using your LAPU email credentials

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Math Prerequisite Preparation

If you need to prepare for MATH 125 College Algebra, consider the following options:

CalCampus - www.calcampus.edu/math.htm

  • Regionally accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement
  • 12-14 week courses
  • Individual courses
  • Contact for pricing

California Virtual Campus - cvc.edu

  • Assistance finding needed online classes from California Colleges and Universities
  • Pricing varies

Local Community College

  • Local regional accreditation
  • Possible online learning options
  • Pricing varies

Take LAPU’s MATH 099 Intermediate Algebra course

  • MATH 099 is non-degree applicable
  • 3 units, 8 weeks long
  • Contact your success coach about course availability
  • MATH 099 is a pass/fail course and a C- 70% or better must be earned in order to place into MATH 125 College Algebra.

Math Placement Test Help

ACT - www.act.org

The ACT website contains sample test questions for placement tests.


Writing Skills Support

Visit our Writing Assistance page to view all of the resources available to you.

Other Self-Help Resources

A variety of public resources are available for students seeking additional academic support.

Khan Academy - www.khanacademy.org

  • The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.
  • Non-credit
  • Fee based

Math.com - www.math.com/

  • Dedicated to providing revolutionary ways for students, parents, teachers, and everyone to learn math.
  • Services include tutoring and homework help

West Texas A&M University: - wtamu.edu/academic/anns/mps/math/mathlab

  • Virtual electronic math lab
  • Non-credit
  • Courses in beginning, intermediate, and college Algebra
  • Self-paced tutoring
  • Fee based

Student Resources

Libraries

LAPU students have online access to more than 140 online databases, including 46,000 electronic journals, 60,600 ebooks. They can also make use of a 24/7 reference service and online tutorial guides by logging in to the APU Library online databases through APU Library Resources page.

Additionally, LAPU students who live within 15 miles of the campus are able to check out hard copy versions of books using their LAPU ID# at any Circulation Desk at any one of the Azusa Pacific University’s libraries.

  • William V. Marshburn Memorial Library (East campus)
  • Hugh and Hazel Darling Library (West Campus)
  • James L. Stamps Theological Library (West Campus)

Users outside of the of the 15 mile radius have an option to request printed materials to be sent to their home. Simply choose "Request," from the printed material's information page and enter the required information.

Accessibility

The Accessible Education & Resource Office is here to provide reasonable accommodations and resources to make education accessible for all students. Accommodations are individualized based on the learning needs of each student and upon documented verification of disability. Please see the Accessibility page on our website for more information and instructions on requesting academic accommodations.