Seek Academic Support

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. Some of these, such as StudentLingo and Lynda.com, are available online 24 hours per day.

Resources to Boost Your Confidence in STEM

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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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Tips to Manage the Workload of World Language Courses at UVA

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World language courses at UVA are popular and fun for students across the University. At the same time, once the semester is underway, students sometimes feel surprised by the demanding nature of the classes and overwhelmed by the amount of …

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Out of sync with your asynch classes? Get back on track with these tips

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Learning online offers advantages to many students – for example: flexible schedule, no commute, and the ability to revisit lecture recordings. Even with these benefits, online learning can also surface new challenges. As we all settle in to remote learning this …

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New Ways to Think About Procrastination – Part 2

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Click here to read part 1 of this 2-part series. 

Explore your WHY

We procrastinate for all kinds of reasons. Understanding the reason or the WHY behind your procrastinating habit is another great strategy to help you make change. Since …

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New Ways to Think About Procrastination – Part 1

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“Everyone procrastinates, but not everyone is a procrastinator.” – Dr. Joseph Ferrari, psychologist

According to Dr. Ferrari, author of Still Procrastinating: The No Regrets Guide to Getting It Done, only 20% of adult men and women are procrastinators – people who procrastinate …

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Resources

Preparing to be a Work-from-Home Student

This fall, some of our students will be learning remotely, away from Charlottesville, while many will have a mix of …

Choosing Your Major from Afar

Still searching for the major you love? Don’t worry that you aren’t on Grounds – you can do a lot remotely!

Basic Undergraduate Academic Advising Information

All undergraduate students have access to advisors who can help them to plan classes and think about choices for majors. …

Guide to Digital Communications for Remote Learners

As you adjust to working and learning away from Grounds, you should also consider how you’ll communicate with your faculty …

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What is an Association Dean?

To facilitate academic advising, every student in the College of Arts and Sciences is placed …

Center for American English, Language, and Culture

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