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Learning Assistance Service
Mission/Vision StatementsMission statement:
LAS supports the University of Maryland's mission by:
Fostering the education, critical thinking and intellectual growth of UM students.
Helping students develop personal and academic strategies, positive attitudes toward learning and the self, and behaviors which empower them to be successful in college and life.
Vision statement: LAS is the premier academic success service on campus. Through collaboration with other campus partners we provide innovative and supportive services to help all UM students achieve success in college and life.
Scholarships are available for adult students for Fall 2013. Click here for the applications. Deadline is July 10, 2013. Attached is the application for the link.
Math Placement Test Preparation Workshops
Save time and money by placing into a required math course for your major! Click here> for more information or to register (not required)
The Center for Teaching Excellence's has produced an article entitled "When Students Struggle," which discusses student difficulties and ways to help them. Included in this article is a highly complimentary shout out to the Counseling Center's Learning Assistance Service. Well done, LAS!
Get more information about the Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) program or if you are interested in applying to become a PAL educator.
The Guided Study Sessions (GSS) Program offers FREE, regularly scheduled study sessions for several Chemistry, Biology and Physics courses. In GSS, you can develop strategies for studying in the course and prepare for quizzes and tests using a collaborative learning process. See the SPRING 2013 schedule.
University of Maryland Counseling Center, Shoemaker Building Part of the Division of Student Affairs SUMMER HOURS - Mon., Tue, Thu., Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. -- Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
MAIN - 301-314-7651 DSS - 301-314-7682 LAS - 301-314-7693 TESTING - 301-314-7688
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