Academic Achievement Programs
(AAP): Academic Success & Tutorial Services (ASTS) tutors are eager to assist you with a variety of challenging courses in BSCI, CHEM, CMNS, and MATH. For questions, contact Christal Dimas at firstname.lastname@example.org
Academic Peer Coaching for Transfer Students: Academic Peer Coaching provides undergraduate students in the A. James Clark School of Engineering the opportunity to connect with a peer.
With a coach, you can discuss:
- Strategies for navitating your semester coursework
- Time management
- Note taking skills
- Test preparation and test anxiety
- Wellness resources
- Tutoring options
- Goal setting
Oral Communication Center: Housed in the Department of Communication, the OCC offers support for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff who seek to improve their communication skills for success in academic, professional, civic, and social contexts. Visit their website for hours and information.
The purpose of study skills workshops is to provide students with the skill development tools to succeed academically. This is a great opportunity to learn and/or improve study skills that will assist you in achieving and/or maintaining your grades and overall GPA.
Motivation and Goal Setting
The motivation and goal setting workshop is designed to provide you with strategies to identify factors that contribute to your motivation and how to utilize them in order to set measurable goals. You will learn how to effectively set goals and how doing so will help you in creating a more positive college experience.
The overcoming procrastination workshop is designed to provide you with strategies on how to utilize tools in order to start, persist, and complete tasks and goals in order to succeed academically. You will learn how to reduce distractions that cause you to put these tasks/goals off and how to take control of you success.
Managing Academic Anxiety
The managing academic anxiety workshop is designed to provide information regarding the different types of stress and how various stressors can lead to academic anxiety. You will hear about techniques you can utilize to identify , avoid and cope with everyday stressors in order to be successful academically.
Study Skills for Success
The study skills for success workshop is designed to provide you with skills to assist you in being successful academically. You will learn how to be alert, involved and prepared for classes, as well as the importance of attending class, being on time, sitting up front and getting to know your classmates/professors.
Study Skills for Success Workshop
The time management workshop is designed to provide you with strategies to manage your time wisely. You will learn the importance of time management and why it matters, as well as strategies such as creating to-do-lists, keeping calendars and scheduling your study time will help you stay on track and achieve good grades.
Time Management Workshop
Preparing for Exams
The preparing for exams workshop is designed to provide you with information on how to be successful on exams/quizzes throughout the semester. You will learn the importance of starting to prepare early for the exams, how to decide what to study and creating a study schedule.
Preparing for Exams Workshop
The note taking workshop is designed to inform you of what note taking is, why you should take notes and why effective note taking skills are important to academic success. You will learn strategies to assist you with note taking before, during and after class, as well as five different note taking techniques.
Note Taking Workshop
Preparing for Finals
The preparing for finals workshop is designed to provide you with tools to be successful on final exams. Many final exams are different from exams throughout the semester as they are cumulative rather than a portion of the content. You will learn strategies for staying focused and relaxed, not getting distracted, and reviewing your work.
Preparing for Finals Workshop
is a website that guides students to tutoring services and a wide range of academic resources available on campus, from our peer institutions, and other non-university websites. Topics include: tutoring by subject, procrastination, time management, note-taking skills, test-taking skills, study skills, and much more!
UMD Health Center Wellness: UMD breaks wellness down into eight different areas that are identified in this link 8 Dimensions of Wellness.
WIE Tutoring Services
All are welcome to take advantage of free tutoring services offered through the Women in Engineering Program. During the Spring 2021 semester, all tutoring sessions will be conducted online via Zoom in individual appointments with our tutors. Please see this link for more information about scheduling: https://eng.umd.edu/women/undergraduate/tutoring
WIE Technical Workshops
In collaboration with Terrapin Works, the Women in Engineering Program is excited to continue offering free virtual technical workshops available for all Clark students this Spring 2021. Students can gain hands-on exposure to topics such as computer aided design (CAD) and arduino - RGB Sensor and LEDs.
Workshop offerings are advertised in our weekly newsletter (WIE FYI) and on our WIE calendar on our website.
Peer Mentoring Program for Spring Transfer Students
All incoming first-year and new external transfer students who join the program will be assigned a peer mentor along with other new students (typically of the same major). New students studying engineering are invited to participate in the WIE Peer Mentoring Program anytime throughout the spring 2021 semester by completing the WIE Peer Mentoring Program signup form.
Writing Center: The Writing Center provides opportunities for UMD's undergraduate student body to improve their writing, research, and critical thinking skills. Appointments can be scheduled by visiting their website. For questions, call 301-405-3758 or email email@example.com.
Graduate students who want to improve their writing skills may also use the Graduate School Writing Center.