Academic Support

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Academic Success Centers

Academic success centers offer a variety of services to help you succeed at the University. You can find free tutoring for your courses, participate in academic skills coaching, or locate support with writing, research, or media projects. Services also include language support, technology help, and counseling! 

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Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE)

MCAE offers in-depth one-with-one peer academic support in math, science, writing, languages, and more. Sessions are available in person and online. Additionally, MCAE has a computer lab for students with printing, scanning, and studying areas.

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Student Academic Success Services (SASS)

Academic Skills Coaching is a one-to-one service for students who want to explore new skills for increased efficiency and effectiveness in their academic efforts in areas like time management, test preparation, creating a study schedule, note-taking, and more. You and your coach work together to create an individualized plan for academic success.

SASS offers several Academic Success Courses for academic credit. These courses help you understand who you are as a learner and help to strategize ways to reach optimum success with your coursework.

Academic Skills Coaching Academic Success Courses


Student English Language Support (SELS)

Multilingual learners can schedule a free, 45-minute consultation or attend a small group meeting with an English as a second language (ESL) professional to work on a particular language skill such as grammar, reading, or pronunciation at Student English Language Support (SELS).

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Disability Resource Center

The Disability Resource Center (DRC) works in collaboration with the University community to ensure access for all students. Students with disabilities may request accommodations to address barriers they anticipate or are presently experiencing through the DRC.

If you are currently a University of Minnesota student or are taking U of M courses, you can make an initial appointment by calling 612-626-1333.  

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