Need Help? Find contacts and information for help during your course of study.
Find a space where you can concentrate on your school work, and set it up to work best for you:
Be honest with yourself about how distractible you are, and take steps to keep it from ruining your chances of success.
Many of the Online Student Success Workshops such as time management and study skills are available on UR Courses so you can complete them at your own pace. Register for the workshops through UR Self-Service.
If you are struggling with a crisis, contact counselling services to find out your options.
Get help in understanding your academic options and building a degree program with academic integrity, tailored to your particular interests and goals.
If you need to make some tough choices about courses you are taking right now, contact an advisor in your area to discuss your options.
Check for important University dates such as the last day to drop a class.
Do a price comparison and order your textbook(s) online and have it delivered to your home.
Get help with how to cite sources using APA, MLA, Chicago etc.
The University has clear expectations regarding your conduct as a student, both generally and with respect to academic studies.
Sign up for one-on-one online writing help (using Zoom web conferencing).
Subject Liaison Librarians in your field are the starting point for assistance with resources, and research methods specific to your subject.
There are a number of ways the library can provide assistance. Visit the Help section of their website for more information.
Take breaks! Get some fresh air, play with a pet, draw, listen to music, or chat with a friend on the phone.
Set a timer for your breaks and your working time, so you can relax guilt-free and remember when to go back to work.
Just because you aren’t in class, doesn’t mean you can’t communicate with classmates, professors, or Teacher Assistants –you can find classmates’ and professor contact information on UR Courses.
Reach out to ask questions, discuss content, and help one another, just like you wouldin a classroom.
Block off time in your schedule to “attend” class
Also book time for working on assignments, homework, and studying
The Student Success Centre is here to help!