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Frequently Asked Questions

Are tutors available? I really want to do well!

The Center for Academic Resources (CAR) provides free, confidential tutoring for students in most undergraduate classes on campus. CAR is located in the Student Success Center, Suite 102. Check the Tutor List Web page on CAR's website for a list of tutors. If your course is not listed, click on a link to request one, stop by SSC 102 or call (920) 424-2290. To schedule a tutoring session, simply email the tutor, let him or her know what class you are seeking assistance in, and schedule a time to meet.

I never had to read or study this much in high school. Where can I go for help?

The Reading and Study Skills Center is an all-University service whose mission is to facilitate the development of efficient college-level learning strategies in students of all abilities. The center offers strategies for improved textbook study, time management, note-taking, test preparation, and test-taking.

For more information, visit the Reading and Study Skills Center website or email

Is there someone who can help me with my writing?

The Writing Center helps students of all ability levels improve their writing. Trained peer consultants help writers understand an assignment, envision possibilities for a draft and improve their writing process. They even help writers learn to identify their own proofreading errors. Students can make a free appointment or stop by to see whether a consultant is available.

For more information, visit the Writing Center website, call (920) 424-1152, email, or visit the staff in Suite 102 of the Student Success Center.

I have to find, choose and document information from academic sources for a research paper and a speech. I need help!

Polk Library offers many professional librarians who can help you find library resources for any class assignment. Specifically, the Information Literacy Librarian is available to assist you as you access, evaluate and use information in USP classes. For more information about where to go for help, call (920) 424-7329 or email You may also set up a research advisory session with a librarian by emailing

View a full list of campus resources

For more information about campus resources, please visit the UW Oshkosh resource Web page to read about all the campus services available to support your success.

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