Free campus resources help students achieve academic success

Thursday, July 26, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
MU sophomores Rachel Zang and Cara Cortesi get help from tutor Erika Chapman, center, at the Student Success Center in preparation for their statistics final. There are several campus resources, including the Student Success Center, to help students manage college workload.

COLUMBIA — Adjusting to college life can be difficult. If you're finding yourself struggling with a challenging course-load, there are many on-campus resources to help.

Here is a sampling of popular resources:

  • Writing Center — It is located on the main floor of the Student Success Center. Tutors can help you with writing skills and paper revisions.
  • Online Writery — Visit the Online Writery at Submit papers online at least one day in advance, and a tutor will review and respond to it.
  • Walk-in writing help — Walk-in writing help is available in Ellis Library. Sign up on the door of Room 151E to go over work with a tutor in person.
  • Tutoring sessions — A list of times and classrooms is available online each semester at the Learning Center website. Free tutoring is available for the following subjects: accounting, economics, French, Spanish, biology, chemistry, fisheries and wildlife, physics, medical science, algebra and finite math, pre-calculus, calculus and statistics. Exam review sessions are also offered each semester.
  • TRiO Community Academic and Tutorial Support — This service is located on the first level of Student Success Center. TRiO offers free individual tutoring in most subjects and lower-level courses for lower income, first generation and disabled students. To find out if you qualify, visit the Learning Center in person for an evaluation.

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