Exam Jam

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The academic success centers present Exam Jam to help you through the final push of the semester. 

Find extra tutoring, writing help, study workshops, and other resources to help you succeed, all available at no cost to UMN students. 

UMN Libraries Workshops

Learn to study more efficiently using the Pomodoro technique, bullet journaling for finals, and more!  Free workshops for UMN students are offered between now and the end of the semester.

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SMART Peer Tutoring

Finish the semester strong by spending time with a peer tutor!  Additional tutoring hours are now available.

Last date of fall service: December 21

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Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE)

MCAE tutors are available to help you prepare for finals. Schedule your session now! 

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Student Writing Support

Writing consultations are available to refine those final papers. Schedule an appointment before times fill up, and be sure to check regularly for the possibility of new and same-day appointments in the event of cancellations or rescheduling.

Last date of fall services:  December 19

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Academic Skills Coaching

Meet with a Coach for some last-minute advice on time management, stress management, and more.

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Peer Research Consultants

Get help on your research with a Peer Research Consultant!

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University Libraries Help

Schedule a virtual meeting with a librarian to get advanced research help.

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Learn how to edit your final video or media project with an online media consultation.

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Work through online activities to get tips to help you enhance a variety of academic skills, including time management, stress management, improving concentration and memory, boosting study habits, and preparing for final exams. 

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Student English Language Support

SELS consultations are available to help international, undergraduate students develop English skills leading up to final papers, presentations, applications, and more. 

Last date of fall services: December 14

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Destress Activities

PAWS (Pet away worries and stress)

Take a break and spend time with registered therapy animals. Check out the PAWS calendar for specific details on dates, times, and location.

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Mindful Mondays

Free workshops through the University of Minnesota's Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing.  Topics include yoga, qigong, and more.

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Mental health resources

Support your mental health by connecting with the many resources available to UMN students.

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