The University is committed to academic excellence, and provides a variety of tutoring and other academic resources to support student success. This site guides students to services available on campus, from our peer institutions, and other non-university websites. Students are always encouraged to seek out assistance early in the semester. In addition to utilizing these tutoring services and academic success resources, students should consult their academic department for more resources in their major courses. The Undergraduate Catalog provides contact information for your major department (search by college/school) and a directory of all student resources and services.
Academic Achievement Program (AAP)
A. James Clark School of Engineering:
• Undergraduate Resources
• The Keystone Center
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
The Counseling Center
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Department of Economics
Department of Mathematics:
• Undergraduate Resources
• Math Learning Assistance
Department of Resident Life
Department of Physics
The Grammar Hotline
Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (OMSE)
Oral Communication Center
Veteran Student Life
The Writing Center
Academic Peer Mentoring Program (AMP) The Academic Peer Mentoring Program (AMP) trains select undergraduates to advance the learning outcomes of their fellow students. Through coursework and hands-on experience, AMPs learn about the science behind effective teaching and develop the professional skills necessary to support the performance of others. Working closely with program faculty, AMPs are critical elements of courses designed to create the active learning environments proven to help students learn.
Campus Mentoring Big Program is sponsored by the Black Student Union and advised through the MICA Graduate Coordinator for Black Student Involvement & Advocacy. Through offering a personal relationship with an older, experienced student, as well as creating a structured and intentional experience throughout student’s first year of college, the program strives to encourage the persistence of students beyond the first and most difficult year of college.
The College of Agriculture & Natural Resources Peer Mentors (0100 Symons Hall) provides students the opportunity to speak with a fellow AGNR student about course selection, registration, and 4-year plan and Benchmark development.
Peer2Peer (P2P) Mentoring Program: The Transfer and Off-Campus Student Life (TOCSL) offers a Peer 2 Peer (P2P) Mentoring Program. As peer mentors, the TOCSL Engagement & Learning Assistants are former transfer and/or off-campus students who provide 1:1 mentoring to transfer and off-campus students throughout the semester. Students can either sign-up for the program for an assigned peer mentor or use drop-in hours listed on the TOCSL website.
The Maryland Center for Women in Computing Peer Mentoring Program: Peer Mentoring Clusters are open to all women interested in computing attending the University of Maryland. Students are organized into clusters of 4-6 students across academic years based on computing interest. Students will gain access to professional development events, talks, and social activities.
LGBT Equity Center is a unit of the University of Maryland, reporting to the Chief Diversity Officer. Visit our resource center and lounge in 2218 Marie Mount Hall. We envision the University of Maryland as a fully equitable community that empowers innovators and agents of social justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people. The LGBT Equity Center serves University of Maryland students, staff, faculty, and alumni of all gender identities and sexual orientations.
University Libraries' LGBT Studies Research Guide and Tutorial contains information on resources the University Library has available to students, such as databases on LGBT topics to better support research.
The LGBT Equity Center Resource Library offers over 3000 volumes of books, videos, and magazines.
TUTORING & ACADEMIC SUCCESS SUPPORT
The Tutoring and Academic Success Resources website provides links to non-UMD sites. Although every effort is made to provide relevant, accurate, and helpful information, the University of Maryland is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these sites.