Academic Skills Development

Learning Center Study Skills & Resources

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.

2018-2019 Learning Center Academic Skills Development Initiatives [PDF]

For more information, please stop by The Learning Center in Gleeson Library, Room G03 (Lower Level) or contact us at 415-422-6713 or lwsc@usfca.edu.

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 not limited to):

  • prioritization & time management
  • structured study time
  • note-taking & critical reading
  • test-taking
  • selecting main ideas
  • motivation & goal-setting
  • stress management
  • learning styles & preferences
  • organization
  • procrastination
  • ...and more!

To schedule an individualized Academic Skills Coaching appointment, please log in to our centralized scheduling system.

Submit an evaluation of your Academic Skills Coaching experience here
(after your appointment)

Requested Workshops

Learning Center staff can facilitate workshops on course-specific topics and skills, including time management, study skills, procrastination, 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.

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

The 7-Day Study Plan

Stress Management Resources

The Study Cycle Worksheet: The Study Cycle.pdf

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

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

Resources are on their way! Please check back soon.

  • VARK Learning Style Questionnaire

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

Websites & Applications

Additional Tools and Services