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Free UF Resources for Success

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If you feel you are doing all you can, but aren’t get the results you desire, get some help from the experts as soon as possible. UF has many free resources available on campus to help you succeed:

The Broward Teaching Center offers:
teachingcenter.ufl.edu
  • Drop‐in tutoring for students for math and chemistry.
  • Regular weekly individual or small group tutoring (max 5 students) by appointment.
  • Test reviews for chemistry, math, physics, and sometimes other courses.
  • Supplemental instruction study groups run by a trained peer who is knowledgeable about the subject area, attends the class, leads a group session to focus on the difficult concepts and problems in the course.
  • Video resources including video practice exams for chemistry, math, physics, and psychology. Take the practice exam; for the questions you were unsure of or got wrong, you can watch a video demonstrating/explaining the correct answer.
  • A “Citing Sources & Avoiding Plagiarism” video.
  • Learning strategies/study skills videos, workshops, and individual appointments. New strategies for mastering material can often be as or more helpful as specific content help (tutoring). Make an appointment, or attend, or view workshops.
General Chemistry Learning Center offers:
https://www.chem.ufl.edu/chemistry-learning-center/

  • Assistance from graduate student teaching assistants in Gen Chem classes. Your discussion TA will have office hours, check Canvas for that information.
The Computer Science Department offers:
The UF Student Success website:
https://studentsuccess.ufl.edu/knack-tutoring/

  • Free one-on-one tutoring for 38 commonly-taken UF courses. UF has partnered with Knack to enhance the peer-to-peer learning community on campus.
  • Students are paired with Coaches (UF staff or faculty) who recognize students as the expert in their life and partner with students to maximize their personal, professional, and academic success.
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  • Peer mentoring where the student mentor focuses on providing emotional and social support and encouragement for the mentee.
UF Libraries offer:
cms.uflib.ufl.edu/ (look under “Find”)

  • Research assistance in more than 100 subjects, ask-a-librarian via chat, text, phone and email, ‘how do I?’ tutorials, and workshops (e.g. Library Resources for Distance Learners).
The Writing Studio offers:
writing.ufl.edu/writing-studio/

  • Free one-on-one tutorials specific to the student’s own particular development. The goal is not simply proofreading or editing documents, but assisting students to become better proofreaders and editors of their own work.
Gatorwell offers:
https://gatorwell.ufsa.ufl.edu/services/wellness-coaching

  • Wellness Coaching for students about their: Study skills, Time management and organization, Stress management and relaxation strategies, Sleep habits, and Eating habits and exercise.
Counseling and Wellness offers:
counseling.ufl.edu/services

  • Counseling, workshops, crisis services, psychiatric appointments, and self-help resources to help students learn the skills to cope with the stresses of change and growth so they become better able to learn and thrive.
The Disability Resource Center offers:
disability.ufl.edu/

  • Helps students address access barriers, which may vary from course to course and works towards creating a campus culture of access and inclusion. Students with disabilities can connect the DRC to receive support services and accommodations.