While access to our building remains limited, we can support you online. Learn about the phased reopening of library services.

Enhance Your Academic Potential – Studying Focus

Whether you’re studying for a test, writing a paper, or working on a group assignment, it’s important to stay organized and motivated. The library is here to support you in enhancing your academic potential. We have lots of online resources and support to help you achieve your academic goals.

Online Appointments: Studying, Time Management Skills

Take advantage of all the free support you can receive from learning specialists and peers. When you book an appointment, you can expect to receive individualized advice on studying and exam preparation, time management and procrastination, and more!

Visit our appointment booking page to learn more about the types of appointments you can book with us.

Online Studying Workshops

We have a great lineup of online workshops designed to prepare you for midterms and exams. Upcoming workshops with a focus on studying include:

Planning for Success

Preparing for Your Midterms – Wednesday, September 30, 2020

This workshop will focus on:

  • Study strategies to help you assess what you already know and what you still need to know
  • Preparation for online assessment
  • Approaches to studying when you’re short on time

Learn more and register

Control Academic Stress

Learning from Failure – Monday, November 9, 2020

At this workshop, you’ll learn how failure affects us and how we can learn from our failures. Learn more and register.

Procrastination and Perfectionism – Monday, November 16, 2020

At this workshop, you’ll learn about the connection between procrastination and perfectionism, and learn strategies to decrease procrastination and techniques to manage perfectionism. Learn more and register.

Planning and Prioritizing – Monday, November 23, 2020

At this workshop, you’ll learn practical strategies for planning and prioritizing to help achieve school/work/life balance to help prepare for exams. Learn more and register.

Curious about other workshops?

Visit our workshops calendar to view all workshops happening this semester.

Academic Action Program

If you’re looking to enhance your academic potential, the  Academic Action Program (AAP) may be for you. The AAP is a semester-long program where you can meet with an academic coach to identify your goals, create a realistic plan, and build your skills. Apply for the AAP today!

Supported Learning Groups

Supported Learning Groups (SLGs) are now online and offered through CourseLink Virtual Classroom. SLGs provide course specific support outside of class. These free, peer-led sessions and study groups are designed to help you succeed in historically challenging courses by reviewing course material, discussing new approaches to difficult concepts, and connecting you to others in your classes. Learn more about SLGs.

Online Studying Resources and Guides

Master Time Management

This time management guide includes helpful tips and provides you with tons of resources to help you effectively manage your time like planners, calendars, and assignment calculators.

Online Learning Guide

This online learning guide provides you with information about learning and studying in an online environment, including resources on motivation, presenting, writing tests and exams, and more.

Study Effectively Guide

This study effectively guide provides you with the information you need to build effective study habits, edit your notes, integrate textbook information, and studying resources.

Interested in other helpful guides?

Visit our topic guides list to find other helpful resources.

Questions?

Ask us. We’re here to help.