About Learning Assistance Programs

LAP offers tutoring, facilitated study groups, learning strategy workshops, individual consultations, and drop-in assistance for a variety of Math, Language, Science, and Nursing courses. By providing students access to resources that support their development as learners and their overall well-being, LAP increases student retention and equips students with the tools they need to thrive as professionals in the future. 

Their combination of services is delivered by professional staff and peer tutors so students can choose which combination of resources meets their unique needs.  As a nationally certified program through the College Reading and Learning Association, peer tutors engage in required ongoing professional development opportunities to ensure that they are well-positioned to offer strategic and thorough support for their peers in specific courses.  Feedback at the end of each quarter often reflects a high level of student satisfaction with the effectiveness of this learning environment.


To support students' academic experience and overall well-being at Seattle University through a range of academic resources and services.  


To provide resources to contribute to the ongoing development of students as learners and equip them with the tools they will need to thrive as professionals.  

Learning Assistance Programs Values

  • Welcome all students and care for each as a valued member of the Seattle University community
  • Attend to the development of the whole student with positive support
  • Provide high-quality services, programming, and resources for students
  • Improve programs continuously through assessment and evaluation
  • Appreciate and promote diversity and justice
  • Value the unique gifts and work style of each staff member
  • Commit to an open and honest working and learning staff community
  • Contribute to decision-making discussions and listen to the voices of others
  • Enjoy collegiality based on mutual care and fun
  • Value student workers and develop their leadership potential
  • Work collaboratively in campus-wide partnerships
  • Promote Seattle University's mission, vision, and goals

Campus Contact Information

Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons - 2nd floor
Phone: (206) 398-4450
Email: learningassistance@seattleu.edu
Mailing Address:
901 12th Ave
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122

Comments or Concerns? Contact Us.

Learning Assistance Programs aims to provide students with an experience that strongly supports their academic success. It is our hope that individuals have a productive experience with our resources, however, want to provide the opportunity to gather input if this was not the case. If you have a concern which you would like addressed, please complete the form below and we will respond to you within 2-3 business days.  We work to resolve student complaints in a timely and efficient manner. 

Meet Our Staff

Angie Jenkins

Director, Learning Assistance Programs

(206) 296-5863


Mary Jayne Allen

Assistant Director, Facilitated Study Group Coordinator

(206) 296-5742


Erin Moynihan

Assistant Director, Tutor Coordinator

(206) 398-4443


Jada Mendoza

Learning Specialist, Learning Strategy Workshops

(206) 220-8552