Academic Development - Carnegie Mellon University

Welcome to Academic Development!

We pride ourselves on helping you get the most out of your academic efforts while creating a positive learning experience. We offer a wide variety of free support services including:

We also publish a series of study skills pamphlets called Fast Facts and Freshmen Fast Facts that provide useful tips and strategies.

News and Announcements

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Final Exam Prep Workshop

Have you been considering how you will prepare for Finals yet?
With only a few weeks left in the semester, it is of the utmost importance to make efficient study time a priority. Did you know that spacing 3 hours of studying over a week is better than studying 3 hours in a row? This is because multiple exposures to material leads to a stronger understanding and memory of that material.
Join us for more helpful tips and strategies.

Tues., Dec. 1st   or   Wed., Dec. 2nd


Thursday, December 10, 2015

Last Day of Walk-in Tutoring for the Fall Semester

The last day of walk-in tutoring for the F15 semester is Thursday, December 10th. MORE
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Thanksgiving Holiday Break

There will be no walk-in tutoring from Tuesday, November 24th thru Sunday, November 29th.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Time Management, Stress & Procrastination

Everyone starts with the same amount of hours–so why do some people seem to get so much more done? An inability to manage time efficiently can leave you feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and unproductive. This workshop offers practical techniques that you can use to gain control over your day. You'll learn how

hours of operation

Mon - Thurs
8:30am to 8:00pm

8:30am to 5:00pm

Closed Sat. & Sun.

excel groups

EXCEL groups are small formal study groups that are available for these courses.

EXCEL Group registration is closed for the Fall semester.

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