The U of M provides many resources to support students who are studying online. As an instructor, feel free to share these resources below with your students.
Examples of support are the following:
The University of Minnesota provides technology support for all technologies that are centrally licensed, including email and the course management system. Students on all campuses can access this support 24/7 on all campuses, by email, phone chat and in person campus tech stops. Adding a statement like the one below in your syllabus can help students understand where to go for technical support.
Students are responsible for accessing technological resources necessary for successful completion of academic responsibilities and assignments. The University of Minnesota provides technical resources in computer labs and tech stops across the campus. Tech support is available in person, through online chat, email, phone and text services.IT Help is available 24/7 seven days a week. The UMN IT Help website provides information for all campuses about support resources. Visit the website or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support for Academic Success
You may want to add information about Academic Support Centers at the University of Minnesota to your syllabus.
- Academic Success Center: Crookston
- Academic Support Center: Duluth
- Office of Academic Success: Morris
- Student Services: Rochester
- Academic Success Center: Twin Cities
These centers share a common goal of supporting student success. Services include peer tutoring, writing support, research support, and success skill-building. Several support centers provide online services that help strengthen subject comprehension, build learning skills, and provide an opportunity for one-to-one academic support for online students.
Adding a statement like the one below to your syllabus can help students tap into available support resources on your campus.