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Academic Resources

For Graduate Academic Resources, please click here.

Below are some Ross specific and central campus resources that are available to you as a Ross student. 

Ross Writing/Communication Resources:

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:


Ross Undergraduate Academic Advising is here to help you make the most of your degree at the Ross School of Business. Advisors are available to guide you through your personal development plan and to ensure that you are aware of creative opportunities to explore and develop your strengths at Ross.  To support you in achieving your academic goals, we offer course advising; assistance with academic questions, issues, and concerns; degree audit checks; and drop-in advising.  Click here to schedule an academic counseling appointment. Our drop in advising is every Monday-Friday from 2:30-4:00 p.m. during the academic year.


Most Ross Core courses offer course-specific resources. Prior to the start of classes, read your core course syllabi and and make a note in your planner of the following:  

The most successful students visit faculty office hours, tutoring sessions, and review sessions regularly to seek assistance, ask questions, and learn more about available resources and support related to the course subject. 


Professor Adam Stevenson has prepared study tips for Econ 102 (scroll down on document to get to Econ 102 tips). The Michigan Economics Society provides organized study groups for students who join the organization. Additionally, private tutors are available; see the bulletin board next to 102 Lorch Hall for a list of tutors.  


Here are some helpful tips if you are encountering academic difficulties or struggling with stress or anxiety. If you're experiencing difficulty, please schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. Remember that we're here to help!


  • Sweetland Writing Center: The Sweetland Writing Center provides free one-on-one tutoring and writing workshops to UM students, including services for English as a Second Language students. The Sweetland Writing Center for Writing is located at 1310 North Quad.

  • 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. 

  • UM Math Lab: The Math Lab is a drop-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.

  • UM Academic Support Services: Use this website to browse University wide academic support resources including tutoring, academic technology, and mentorship.