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Academic Resources

As a Ross student you have access to a number of academic services. Below are some Ross specific and central campus resources that are available to you as a Ross student. Unless indicated otherwise, all resources listed are available to both undergraduate and graduate level students.

ROSS ACADEMIC SERVICES:

Academic Services is here to help make sure you are on track to obtain your degree at the Ross School of Business through course advising, assisting with academic issues and concerns, conducting degree audit checks, and answering general academic questions.  Click here to schedule an academic counseling appointment. 

ROSS CORE RESOURCES:

For the most up-to-date academic support resources for Ross core classes, please consult your course syllabus and/or course instructor.  Semester specific information will be updated below at the start of each term.

  • All Ross students are encouraged to visit faculty office hours to seek assistance, ask questions, and learn about resources and support related to the course subject.
     

BBA Core Resources Fall 2014:
Visit faculty office hours and check the course CTools site and syllabus for information on additional assistance that may be available.

Sophomore BBA Core:

  • ACC 300
    • ​Weekly PAL sessions provide support for ACC 300.  Check your syllabus for dates, times, and locations.
    • Private ​Tutors (for fee): The Accounting Department maintains a list of MAcc students who are interested in tutoring (contact your instructor for the list).  Students seeking additional tutoring support can also hire tutors for a fee through the Accounting Club. 

  • BCOM  250 - In addition to individual instructor office hours, the Business Communication Department encourages students to schedule appointments with the Communication Consultants, who are available to help all Ross students with written or oral communication assignments as well as cover letters.  Schedule an appointment here:  http://www.bus.umich.edu/iMpact/CounselingCalendar/WritingProgram/
  • TO 300
    • Tutoring: Students are strongly advised to start homework early in the week and use tutoring sessions after attempting homework to make the most effective use of tutoring. Please consult your syllabus for more information on the dates, times, and locations of TO 300 tutoring.
  • ECON 102- Private tutors are available; see the bulletin board next to 102 Lorch Hall for a list of tutors.

The Michigan Economics Society provides organized study groups for students who join the organization.
Professor Adam Stevenson has prepared study tips for Econ 102 (scroll down on document to get to Econ 102 tips).

Junior BBA Core:

  • Check with your instructors and syllabi regarding Junior BBA Core tutoring.

WRITING/COMMUNICATION RESOURCES:

  • Ross Communication Consulting: Ross communication consultants will help you develop your written and oral communications for business or class projects.  Their goal is to help you become a better communicator; they will help you recognize issues in your writing and speaking and give you strategies for improvement.  They are not editors or proof readers and they will not "correct" your text.  The communication consultants are located in Kresge 1323. 
     
  • Sweetland Center for Writing: The Sweetland Center for Writing is a central campus resource that provides one-on-one tutoring and writing workshops all available at no charge to U of M students.  The Sweetland Center for Writing is located at 1310 North Quad.
     
  • English Language Institute (ELI): The ELI provides English language instruction to members of the University of Michigan community.  ELI offers credit bearing courses and support services in English for academic purposes in order to teach undergraduate and graduate students the language they need to become fully participating members of the academic community.  The ELI is located in 304 West Hall.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

  • U of M Academic Support ServicesUse this website to browse University wide academic support resources including tutoring, academic technology, and mentorship.
     
  • LS&A Strategies for Success: This LS&A site offers academic resources to help you manage your time, determine your learning style, prepare for tests, stay motivated, and keep healthy and well.
     
  • U of M Mathematics Laboratory: The Mathematics Laboratory (Math Lab) is a walk-in tutoring service available free to all UM students.  Specialized tutoring is available for undergraduate mathematics courses.  Although help is not specifically designed for other courses, Math Lab tutors will attempt to answer questions and assist any UM student who comes seeking mathematics help.  The Math Lab is located in B860 East Hall, and is open during the Fall and Winter terms.
  • CTools Help: This site features instructions for using the standard tools, an FAQ page, and several videos to assist you in successfully utilizing this resource to its full potential.