Help with Coursework

Our students often did very well in high school and arrive at UVA to find that the coursework challenges them in new ways. Whenever you struggle in a class, you should speak with the instructor or teaching assistant. Beyond that, we have several other resources available to help with everything from calculus to paper-writing to time management.

Office Hours: Helpful tips to get the conversation started – Part 2

*Not sure what office hours are, what they are for, or why students use them? Click here to read Part 1 of this blog post!

Office hours are a great opportunity for students to build a relationship with their instructor, …

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Christy Rotman College Life Skills Coach
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Office Hours – What are they for and why go? Part 1

Office Hours may be a new thing for students when they start at UVA or college in general. Here at UVA office hours are not just for struggling students nor are they only for getting class questions answered or helping …

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Christy Rotman College Life Skills Coach
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Help! I struggle to focus!

Students often share their struggles to focus both in and out of the classroom and how they feel frustrated, discouraged, and powerless. This blog post is intended to clarify some misconceptions about focus and offer some practical and empowering strategies …

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Christy Rotman College Life Skills Coach
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Study Groups – the WHAT, WHY and HOW

Participating in a study group can be one of the most efficient and effective ways to spend your study time. The format allows you to elaborate concepts, explore questions, teach content, quiz each other, and practice problems – all research-backed ways …

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Christy Rotman College Life Skills Coach
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Resources to Boost Your Confidence in STEM

Mika Poblete, a fourth-year student majoring in biochemistry shared the following learning resources she has found helpful during her studies at UVA. She recommends these to students across the university for confidence and success in STEM courses. Check these out …

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Christy Rotman College Life Skills Coach
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Resources

The Georges Student Center offers P2L (Peer Led Learning) to support several large STEM courses. Students enrolled in P2L-supported courses …

Dean of the Day in the College of Arts and Sciences (Zoom)
NOTE: THE DEAN OF THE DAY IS ONLY FOR STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES. When you enter …
SEHD Student Services

When you enroll at the School of Education and Human Development, you’re joining a tight-knit community that’s here to support …

SEAS Office of Undergraduate Programs

For students in Engineering, the Office of Undergraduate Programs provides information, assistance and guidance to undergraduate engineering students as well …

Center for American English, Language, and Culture

CAELC offers English as a Second Language services at the University.

Tutoring for Engineering

UVA Engineering provides free, scheduled on-demand tutoring with student tutors. This service is a great supplement to class and office …