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.

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Preparing for Final Exams Workshop

In this workshop you will learn techniques to

  • prevent anxious feelings from hindering your performance on your finals
  • know what to do earn the grades you expect
  • divide and conquer the mountain of material you need to review for your exams

To get the most out of this workshop, we recommend that you bring your course syllabi and all of the dates of your final exams, if available.


Tuesday, Nov. 18   
CUC - Connan

Thursday, Nov. 20
The Residence on Fifth - Lounge

Sign up today for your opportunity to maximize your final exam preparation!

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fall hours of operation

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

8:30am to 5:00pm

Closed Sat. & Sun.


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courses we support

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