Learning Center Study Skills & Resources

The Learning, Writing, and Speaking Centers

Our Front Desk is located in
Gleeson Library (Lower Level, G03)
TEL: (415) 422-6713
EMAIL:
lwsc@usfca.edu
FAX:
(415) 422-2194

Learning Center Summer
Office Hours

Mon-Thurs: 10:00am-7:30pm

Learning Center
Tutoring Hours
Mon-Thurs: 10:00am-7:30pm*

Writing Center 
Tutoring/Office Hours
Mon-Thurs: 10:00am-7:30*

Speaking Center
Office/Tutoring Hours

Closed for summer

* Times Vary- Please check Schedule at myusf.force.com

Academic Skill Development

Academic Skill Development

The Learning Center strives to foster the enhancement of academic skills and abilities to assist students in becoming independent learners by providing USF students with support through one-on-one coaching appointments, workshops, and online resources.

PDF icon2018-2019 Learning Center Academic Skills Development Initiatives.pdf

One-on-One Appointments with Learning Center Staff

One-on-One Appointments with Learning Center Staff

Learning Center academic skills coaches are available to meet one-on-one with any USF undergraduate or graduate student to discuss academic skills and strategies, including, but are not limited to: time management, general study skills (test-taking, note-taking, reading), goal-setting, prioritization, and more!

To meet with a coach, please log in to schedule an Academic Skills Coaching appointment.

Please contact The Learning Center at 415-422-6713 or lwsc@usfca.edu for further assistance.

Academic Skills Workshops and Webinars

Academic Skills Workshops and Webinars

Requested Workshops

Learning Center staff can facilitate workshops on course-specific topics and skills, including time management, study skills, procrasination, test-taking skills, note-taking techniques, motivation & goal-setting, and reading strategies. To request a Learning Center workshop, please fill out our request form. 



DonTalks

Want to learn more about time management, test-taking skills, and more...on your own? Be sure to check out our free webinar series, DonTALKS, which cover an array of techniques you can use to better yourself as a present student and future professional.

Resources for Time Management and Organization

Resources for Time Management and Organization

7-Step Goal Setting Worksheet: PDF icon7-Step Goal Setting.pdf


The 7-Day Study Plan

PDF: PDF icon7-Day Study Plan.pdf
Excel: File7-Day Study Plan.xlsx

Resources for Active Studying

Resources for Active Studying

Additional resources are on their way! Please check back soon.

The Study Cycle Worksheet: PDF iconThe Study Cycle.pdf

Resources for Test-Taking & Exam Preparation

Resources for Test-Taking & Exam Preparation

More resources are on their way! Please check back soon.

Test Taking Strategies PDF

Writing Center resources and links »

Resources for Motivation and Goal-Setting

Resources for Motivation and Goal-Setting

Resources are on their way! Please check back soon.

Resources for Learning Styles & Preferences

Resources for Learning Styles & Preferences

More resources are on their way! Please check back soon.

VARK Learning Style Questionnaire
PEPS Learning Style Inventory
Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire
Multiple Intelligences Test
Hemispheric Dominance Inventory Test
Tips for visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners

Additional Online Resources

Additional Online Resources

Online Applications

Chemistry: The Chemical Touch
Microeconomics: Microeconomics support
Nursing: HESI A2 Exam Prep 2015
Nursing: Hesi A2 Practice Test 2016
Foundations of GeometryKhan Academy, Geometry

Additional Tools and Services

OnlineSchools.Org: Guide for College Level Tests
Evernote: Keep Tabs on Everything
Remember the Milk: Electronic Reminders
Free Mind: Free Mind Mapping Software
Mnemonics: Index of Popular Mnemonics
Chegg: Online Study Community
VassarStats: Statistics Computation Tool
Connexions: Online Learning Community
Online College Courses: Free online courses from the world's leading universities
Study Hacks: Student success advice blog by students for students
OCW Finder: Database of open course ware
Study Blue: The online home for your class notes, flashcards, and course materials