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Academic Support Programs

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The Student Wellness and Counselling Centre offers services to help registered students who are encountering difficulties with academic coursework at Memorial. The services vary from interactive drop-in clinics, to our three-credit hour course in learning skills.

  • Beginning early in each semester, study skills clinics are available to help you make your academic work at Memorial more effective and rewarding. These drop-in sessions provide an opportunity for you to discuss your concerns with a psychologist and develop helpful strategies to meet your academic needs. In the past, students have worked on reading and study skills, time management, oral presentations, organizing knowledge for writing term papers and essays, and test anxiety. Following the intake meeting, students may be registered in an online "Academic Skills Portfolio" page in D2L for further work and follow-up. These sessions are free of charge to registered Memorial students.

  • UCC2020: Cognitive and Affective Learning Strategies, is a three-credit course in study skills, developed and taught by psychologists in the Counselling Centre. UCC2020 will not be offered in the 2016-2017 academic year.

If you have concerns about how you are managing your time, complete the "Where does time go?" questionnaire. You might be surprised by what you discover. [This instrument is reproduced here with the kind permission of the Cook Counseling Center, Virginia Tech University. ]