If you experience difficulties in this course, do not hesitate to consult with me. There are also other resources that can support you in your efforts to meet course requirements.

Academic Skills Center (, 289-8626 or 289-8956): Assists students in assessing their academic strengths and weaknesses; honing their academic skills through teaching effective test preparation, critical reading and thinking, information conceptualization, concentration, and related techniques; working on specific subject areas (e.g., calculus, chemistry, accounting, etc.); and encouraging campus and community involvement.  Hours at the Center are:

Sunday through Wednesday 3:00-9:00 p.m. and Thursday 3:00-7:00 p.m.  On-call tutors are also available.

Boatwright Library Research Librarians ( or 289-8876): Research librarians assist students with identifying and locating resources for class assignments, research papers and other course projects.  Librarians also provide research support for students and can respond to questions about evaluating and citing sources.  Students can email, text or IM or schedule a personal research appointment to meet with a librarian in his/her office on the first floor Research and Collaborative Study area.

Career Services ( or 289-8547):  Can assist you in exploring your interests and abilities, choosing a major or course of study, connecting with internships and jobs, and investigating graduate and professional school options.  We encourage you to schedule an appointment with a career advisor early in your time at UR.

Counseling and Psychological Services ( or 289-8119): Assists currently    enrolled, full-time, degree-seeking students in improving their mental health and well-being, and in handling challenges that may impede their growth and development. Services include brief consultations, short-term counseling and psychotherapy, skills-building classes, crisis intervention, psychiatric consultation, and related services.

Disability Services (  or 289.8032) The Office of Disability Services works to ensure that qualified students with a disability (whether incoming or current) are provided with reasonable accomodations that enable that student to participate fully in activities, programs, services and benefits provided to all students. Please let your professors know as soon as possible if you have an accommodation that requires academic coordination and planning.

Speech Center ( or 289-6409): Assists with preparation and practice in the pursuit of      excellence in public expression.  Recording, playback, coaching and critique sessions offered by teams of student onsultants trained to assist in developing ideas, arranging key points for more effective organization, improving style and delivery, and handling multimedia aids for individual and group presentations.

Writing Center ( or 289-8263): Assists writers at all levels of experience, across all majors. Students can schedule appointments with trained writing consultants who offer friendly critiques of written work.