Get the academic help you need! Below is a list of resources and services at the University of Minnesota that offer academic support.In addition to this list, you can view the Academic Resources for International Students website to see a comprehensive list of academic resources and services for international students.
If you have questions about how to to use these services or would like to know more about ISSS Academic Counseling & Support, you can make an appointment to talk to an ISSS Academic Counselor.
ESL consultants help with: speaking skills, participating in class discussions, communicating with instructors, grammar, listening comprehension, reading comprehension, vocabulary development, and pronunciation
ESL classes discuss listening, speaking, reading, composition, and grammar, including ESL 3001 which is a mid-semester course to help with academic English
Supports multicultural students, students of color, and first-generation college students through walk-in tutoring with focus on gateway STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) courses
Workshops on writing, time-management and test preparation strategies, high-stakes writing, success strategies for STEM courses, study group and study night facilitator training, and (in collaboration with student organizations) the Power Productivity Palooza Thursday evening study group
MCAE Instructional Center offers tutoring support.; view the tutor schedule on their website
SMART Learning Commons Wilson Library 401 (Gallery outside Bell Library), 612-626-8262
Walter Library 204 (2nd floor), 612-624-1584
Magrath Library, 612-624-2125
Free drop-in one-on-one and small group tutoring
Peer Research Consultants offer help researching topics and finding sources for papers
Peer-Assisted Learning, or PAL sessions, are weekly group study sessions for specific sections of an instructor's course
Test preparation resources including a test bank of exams given in select courses during previous semesters, and free preparation materials for exams such as the GRE, MCAT, and LSAT
Offers informal and formal conflict resolution services to resolve students' university-based problems and concerns. An ombudsman provides confidential, neutral and informal options. An advocate is available to assist students in formal grievance or disciplinary proceedings
Assist with academic complaints and student conduct/academic integrity issues
Offers informal and formal conflict resolution services to resolve students' university-based problems and concerns. An ombudsman provides confidential, neutral and informal options. An advocate is available to assist students in formal grievance or disciplinary proceedings.
Assist with academic complaints and student conduct and academic integrity issues.
In-person and online tutorials and workshops on topics such as citation managers and research strategies
Peer Research Consultants provide one-on-one assistance to develop the research strategies needed to write an excellent research paper. They can help with finding research articles, selecting a research topic, and creating a thesis statement and research questions