Centers

American Language and Culture Institute

The American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI) offers extensive English as a Second Language (ESL) courses and cultural programs to international students, enabling them to acquire the necessary skills to function and compete within the American university environment. Students who have not obtained the required English proficiency scores may complete ALCI’s program to enter their undergraduate or graduate program at APU.

Center for Public Affairs Sacramento

The Center for Public Affairs, located in Sacramento, offers a meeting place for students and leaders who seek to influence public affairs from a values-based perspective, as well as a venue for thoughtful civic discourse. The center houses the Master of Public Administration program and the Sacramento Semester study away program. Azusa Pacific's Center for Public Affairs cultivates partnerships with various public service and nonprofit organizations, connects students and alumni to opportunities for training, internships, and careers.

The Center for Research in Science

The Center for Research in Science (CRIS), located in the Segerstrom Science Center, serves a community of students, scholars, and laypersons by promoting research that encompasses and extends the scope of scientific studies to address the inseparable relationship between science and culture, its role in classical liberal arts education, and the dialogue between faith and reason.

The Math Center

The Math Center (Segerstrom Science Center, Room 170) provides additional opportunities for APU students who need assistance at all levels of mathematics. Student tutors (mostly APU mathematics majors) are on site for walk-in tutoring Monday-Thursday, 2-8 p.m., throughout each semester. Physics tutoring is also provided by APU physics majors. The staff encourages learning mathematics by doing mathematics. The Math Center provides an excellent environment for math learners to develop and practice their math skills.

Note: This information is current for the 2018-19 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.