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Resources for Students

Study Skills Resources

Information from LearnHigher in the UK on writing, critical thinking, time management, doing research, group work, and lots more.

Helpful tips from Cornell University including downloadable handouts for time management, stress management, reading and learning from lecture and on studying and taking exams.

Other Resources

Tips for students with disabilities

Help for those with Internet self-control challenges

Strategies for success from U of Michigan

Information on how memory works and other cognitive processes

Study advice from the NYTimes

Study Abroad

Visit Mobility International USA for resources, strategies and stories on people with disabilities' participation in international exchange programs.

The Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning and the Center for Study Abroad are committed to facilitating inclusion for our students of all abilities.

UR Resources for Students

University Counseling Center—Individual and group therapy provided by licensed professionals are available under the student health fee at UCC. CBT and Asperger's support groups are offered. Transition-specific resources for parents and friends are found here.

University Health Service—Primary health care providers are available at UHS to full time students using the Student Health Plan.

College Center for Advising Services—Contact CCAS and make an appointment with an adviser for guidance on any academic-related concern or question to clarify program requirements.

Writing, Speaking & Argument Program—The WSA offers graduate student consultants to aid in writing assignments, including foundational planning, formulating persuasive arguments, and making strong conclusions.

Parent and Family Relations—Housed in the Dean of Students Office, parent and family relations staff serve as a resource for families during your student's undergraduate years.

River Campus Libraries—Take the time to learn how to use our vast library resources and consult with expert research librarians.

Rush Rhees Library Study Spaces—Get out of your room! The library offers a variety of study space that can be the perfect change of venue to improve focus.

CARE Network—The CARE network, one component of the Center for Student Conflict Management, effectively connects students in distress with appropriate campus resources. The CARE network relies on students, staff, faculty, and parents to submit CARE reports when they are significantly concerned about the well-being of a UR student.

Veterans Alliance at the University of Rochester—The Veterans Alliance provides military students, staff, faculty and alumni and their families with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education.

University-Wide Disability Resources