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!

Assignment Tracker (New for Fall 2021)

Weekly Schedule Planner (New for Fall 2021)

New Term? Start Strong!

How to Stay Focused in Class

168 Hours Exercise

Weekly Schedule

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.

Create Your Own External Accountability (New for Fall 2021)

Taking Effective Breaks (New for Fall 2021)

There’s an App for That!

Project Management

SMART Goal Setting

Campus Study Spots 

Tips on How to Avoid Procrastination

The Four Types of Procrastination

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

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

Check out these helpful tips for online learning!

Tips for Exam Preparation in Online Courses

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

Resources for Becoming More Mindful