Additional Resources

Reed College, Academic Support Services - A helpful site with useful study skills resources and links to other informational websites.

University of Plymouth, Learning Development - An informative site that offers various study guides and learning skills resources.

LearnHigher Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning - A site "committed to improving student learning through providing excellent resources to support students' learning development, and through practice-led research to inform the effective use of those resources."

Dartmouth College, Academic Skills Center - An excellent site containing study skills resources and a helpful online writing guide.

First Generation Student- An informative site that covers a variety of college-related topics.

Varsity Learning Tools - A site that provides free learning tools for students.

Math Resources

The Khan Academy is an excellent resource that offers over 100,000 practice problems.

WolframMathworld claims to be "the web's most extensive mathematics resource."

The Math Forum @ Drexel offers an index to many good math resources. Ask Dr. Math maintains an extensive archive of commonly asked questions and answers your individual questions as well.

Look up identities, formulas, proofs, etc. at The site's Math Message Board is a Web-based newsgroup (discussion group) for math talk, questions, and answers. There are sections for algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus, elementary math, theoretical topics, and general discussions.

S.O.S. MATHematics is a free resource for math review material from algebra to differential equations. The site offers more than 2,500 math pages filled with short and easy-to-understand explanations, as well as a list of Math Sites on the WWW.

Read the article Coping with Math Anxiety and you will find useful strategies for working through math problems and taking exams. The parent website Platonic Realms presents mathematical content in an unusual and appealing format.

Mercer University Resources

Academic and Advising Services - AAS coordinates a variety of programs and services, including:

  • Academic advising for first-year and transfer students
  • Advising resources for all students
  • Advising and resources for students who plan to apply to professional or graduate schools
  • Workshops and programs to aid students in exploring the various academic majors offered at Mercer 
  • Four-week and mid-term progress reports designed to provide helpful feedback to students regarding their academic progress
  • Summer, August, and January orientations
  • UNV 101, a course designed specifically to assist new students in transitioning to college life and to life at Mercer in particular
  • UNV 201, a course created to prepare student peer advisors to serve as peer instructors
  • First-Year Colloquia, a series of presentations for the first-year class focusing on diverse topics, such as Making College Count and The Many Faces of AIDS

Pre-professional Programs - Housed in the Office of Academic and Advising Services, this Pre-professional Programs site offers resources and advice for students who intend to apply to professional and/or graduate schools after completing their studies at Mercer.

Counseling & Psychological Services - CAPS is committed to helping Mercer's campus community by providing counseling and prevention services that facilitate students' academic and life goals and enhance their personal growth and well-being. The staff at CAPS provide an open, supportive, and confidential environment for students to address the issues that concern them.

University Libraries - This site contains access points to Galileo and other useful databases. Information about various library services is also included, along with helpful resources like style and citation guides for writing.

Access and Accommodations Office - All newly admitted students who think they may need accommodations are encouraged to contact the Access Coordinator as soon as they know that they will be attending Mercer University.