Academic Resources

Use the following tools to evaluate your courses’ syllabi, use of time and determine which strategies you can use to manage your time effectively and increase efficiency!

How to Stay Focused in Class (New for Fall 2020)

168 Hours Exercise

Weekly Schedule Printout

Understanding Your Syllabus

Embed Canvas Calendar

Effective Time Management Tips

Check out the tips below to learn which proactive study strategies you can incorporate into your study habits.

Project Management (New for Fall 2020)

SMART Goal Setting

Campus Study Spots 

Tips on How to Avoid Procrastination

The Four Types of Procrastination (New for Fall 2020)

Find helpful tips below for effective note-taking and managing your reading load.

Strategies for Note-Taking

Strategies for Textbook Reading

For everything from homework assignments to senior theses, check out these handouts for writing tips.

Avoiding Plagiarism

Guidelines for Writing a Research Paper

Guidelines for Editing and Revising

Explore the following strategies and tools to develop a realistic study plan for your mid-term and final exams.

Creating a Study Plan (New for Fall 2020)

5-Day Test Prep (New for Fall 2020)

Active Study Techniques (New for Fall 2020)

Test-Taking Strategies (New for Fall 2020)

Self-Testing Strategies (New for Fall 2020)

Successful Study Groups (New for Fall 2020)

Strategic Exam Preparation

Final Exam Preparation 

Figure out how you learn most effectively by taking a Learning Styles Assessment and determine which study strategies fit your learning style.

Learning Skills Assessment

Haptic Learning Strategies

Visual Learning Strategies

Auditory Learning Strategies

Learn how best to effectively collaborate with your peers in study groups, create an A+ presentation and be an effective discussion leader in the classroom.

Class Participation

Leading Class Discussions

Enhancing Your Presentation Skills

Guide to Developing Effective Oral Presentations

Public Speaking Anxiety Tips

Key Steps to a Successful Presentation

Check out these helpful tips to learn a foreign language and improve your proficiency.

Tips for Learning a Foreign Language: French

Use the following resources to help you become more mindful, relaxed and organized.

Resources for Becoming More Mindful