Academic & Wellness Support

Academic & Wellness Resources

Now that you are a student in MCSP, we want to make sure you succeed here at the University of Michigan. MCSP's office personnel provide academic and wellness support services just for you.  These include:

  • Programs on study skills, test-taking, stress management, etc.
  • Connections to on campus academic and wellness resources
  • Group study in introductory courses such as mathematics, physics, English, chemistry, biology, and languages (as needed)
  • Office Hours with time to help you think through your options at U-M

For more information about Academic & Wellness Support, stop by the MCSP Office to see any of our staff or email us at mcsprogram@umich.edu

On Campus Support Services +

The Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center
1255 Angell Hall
734-764-0332
http://www.lsa.umich.edu/advising
Email: ask.lsa.advising@umich.edu

The Academic Advising Center serves LSA undergraduates by:

  • Helping them make informed decisions about educational goals and LSA curriculum
  • Encouraging them to formulate an academic program appropriate to their individual interests and abilities
  • Assisting them in evaluating their academic progress and performance
  • Providing them accurate information about LSA policies and procedures
  • Furnishing them an opportunity to explore the purposes of a liberal arts and science education

Sweetland Center for Writing
1310 North Quad
734-764-0429  
http://www.lsa.umich.edu/sweetland/
Email: sweetlandinfo@umich.edu

The Sweetland Center for Writing offers:

  • Personalized assistance with writing skills from trained peers and faculty members
  • Writing workshops for your papers, application essays and/or personal creative writing projects
  • Walk-in or pre-scheduled appointments
  • Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Language Resource Center (LRC)
1500 North Quad
734-647-0759
http://www.umich.edu/~langres/index.html

The Language Resource Center provides:

  • An extensive collection of print and online media that pertain to language learning
  • Access to international radio, film, and television programs
  • FREE Language Conversation Partners for practicing communication skills
  • Language tutors for academic classes

Math Lab
East Hall, Room B860
734-936-0160
http://www.math.lsa.umich.edu/undergrad/mathlab/
The Math Lab offers FREE walk-in tutoring service for U-M students.

Science Learning Center
1720 Chemistry Building
734-764-9326
http://www.lsa.umich.edu/slc/
This interdisciplinary resource center offers tutoring, study groups, and computer resources for Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology and Physics.

Physics Help Room
1416 Randall Lab
734-763-7222
http://hep.physics.lsa.umich.edu/helproom/
This room is staffed by Graduate Student Instructors who can help students with introductory physics.

Engineering Advising Center
230 Chrysler Center 2121, Bonisteel Blvd
734-647-7106
http://www.engin.umich.edu/students/advising/
Email: eac_advising@umich.edu

The Engineering Advising Center provides academic services and support for first-year and undeclared students including:

  • Academic advising
  • Personal counseling
  • Career exploration
  • Goal setting
  • Workshops to facilitate student success

The Career Center
3200 Student Activities Building
734-764-7460
http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/
Email: careercenter@umich.edu

Career Center services include:

  • Individual advising appointments
  • “Immersion Excursions” for job shadowing
  • Pre-law, Pre-med and Pre-health guidance
  • Resume and cover letter workshops
  • Reference Letter Service for storing recommendations from professors and employers
  • Videotaped mock interviews
  • Access to the “Career Center Connector,” an online network that links U-M students to employers hiring for internships and permanent positions Link!
  • Job, Internship and Graduate School Fairs for fields ranging from medicine to education

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Michigan Union, Room 3100
734-764-8312
http://www.umich.edu/~caps/
Email: tdsevig@umich.edu

CAPS services are free, confidential and available to currently enrolled students.  The staff includes social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists from diverse backgrounds with regard to race/ethnicity, country of origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, age, professional discipline, theoretical orientations and intervention approaches.  CAPS services include:

  • Counseling for individuals, couples and groups
  • Crisis walk-in availability
  • Psychiatric evaluations and medication monitoring
  • Outreach and educational events and workshops
  • Mitalk, an interactive web site designed especially for students Link!
  • QPR Suicide Prevention Program
  • Campus crisis response team
  • Assistance with referrals to other campus and community resources

University Health Services (UHS)
207 Fletcher Street
734-764-8320
http://www.uhs.umich.edu/

UHS offers a variety of health services.  Most costs are covered by the health service fee that students pay as part of tuition.  UHS welcomes students for urgent care walk-in appointments or pre-arranged clinic appointments for the following specializations:

  • Allergies & Immunizations
  • Eye Care
  • Gynecology
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiology