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Career and Academic

What is Career and Academic Well-Being?

Career and Academic well-being is about expanding knowledge, creating networks, and continually seeking mental stimulation. It means seeking out resources to help make decisions; challenging yourself to new life experiences; having a well-developed sense of self and meeting academic and career goals in a healthy way.

Career and Academic Resources

Academic Achievement Center - Offers appointments and drop-in sessions where you can meet with a fellow Bobcat, who will work with you to master your content. This resource can also guide you to study smarter, take better notes, and remain cool and confident during exams.

Academic Research Center - An 89,000-square-foot facility is designed to foster collaboration through state-of-the-art integrated laboratories, classroom and other education spaces, and a variety of formal and informal meeting spaces. The education spaces were built with a learning-centered philosophy in mind, encouraging both individual exploration and collaborative learning.

Alden Library - Alden Library offers students an abundant amount of resources to help students thrive and succeed academically. Offerings include access to books, articles, newspapers, digital media and more.

Allen Student Advising Center - Offers guidance for students who are academically lost or have multiple concerns and aren't sure whom to ask, academic programs and workshops, walk-in advising: Monday-Friday, 10:30-noon (Fall Semester), and as available.

Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC) - Offers career coaching, leadership coaching, mock interviews, resume help, consulting, bobcat career link, and networking.

Learning Communities - A learning community (LC) is a group of first-year students who take a common set of courses together or share a common experience around their academics. Students gain a deeper understanding of course subject matter and make friends both inside and outside the classroom. Learning Communities help new students get connected and support them during their transition from home and high school to Ohio University and Athens.

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) - Ensures equal opportunity and access for members of the Ohio University community. Central to this mission is the development of an academic environment that is accessible to all people without the need for adaptation. While working toward the goal of full inclusion, accommodations must still be provided on an individual basis.

Student Writing Center - Located on Alden Library's 2nd Floor, the Student Writing Center provides free scheduled and walk-in face-to-face appointments as well as online appointments. Assistance is available at any stage of the writing process, from understanding the assignment to looking at the revised draft. You can get help with developing the thesis or main idea, organizing or developing the ideas, the bibliography, grammatical issues or any other writing concerns.

Study Skills Coaching - Students can learn how to study better through a 5-step approach to smarter studying. Students who are not sure of the best way to study can learn tips on how to conduct an intense study session.

Supplemental Instruction (SI) - Study sessions outside of class; ACCT 1010 BIOS 1030, 1300, 1700, 1710 CHEM 1210, 1500, 1510, 1520 ET 2200 MATH 1200, 1300, 1350, 2301, 2302 NUTR 1000 PHYS 2001, 2051 PSY 1010

Colleges' Student Support Areas

Regional Campus Academic Advising & Student Services