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

Would you like to work for us?

If you have an overall QPA of 3.5 and meet some other general requirements, then you should consider applying for a position as a student Academic Counselor, Peer Tutor, SI Leader or EXCEL Group Leader. Visit our job opportunities page for more information. The deadline for submitting an application is Wednesday, January 28, 2015.


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hours of operation

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

8:30am to 5:00pm

Closed Sat. & Sun.


» Walk-in Schedule
» SI Schedule
» Workshops

courses we support

Take a look at the types of academic support we offer for your course.

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