Stress Management Resources
Feeling overwhelmed and stressed out? We understand that being a student can add up to a lot, especially when combined with your work, family, and personal life. Day-to-day demands can quickly take their toll. With that in mind, we want to help support you. As a student in the MSDS program, you will have access to a wealth of resources related to creating a productive environment for studying, strategies to develop a solid support network, and finding ways to de-stress and re-center as you prepare to take on your next steps!
Time Management Resources
All MSDS students have access to various resources to help in managing and being productive with your time. The Student Resource Lounge includes information and resources on calculating your time, setting goals and priorities, and brainstorming ways to get the most out of your time. You are also welcome to map out your schedule using the interactive Time Management Calculator. This tool will help estimate how much time you should plan to dedicate to coursework each week.
Self-Care is all about being deliberate in taking time for yourself. It is essential to care for the betterment of your mind, body, and overall well-being. Self-Care is not about being selfish, but instead about replenishing and refreshing your own wellness in different ways. Our team of Student Success Coaches believes in the importance of taking care of oneself. We have compiled a list of strategies and resources to assist you in finding ways to be your best self and productively take on the challenges.
As an online student, you may have access to services offered to collaborative program students through your home campus counseling center. Your Success Coach is happy to help connect you with your home campus counseling center for information on available services. If you would like additional resources to connect with counseling services based on your location, please contact your student success coach.
Students with documented disabilities have the right to request information and necessary accommodations from their University, as stipulated within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Students interested in requesting academic accommodations must contact the Accessibility Services office at their home campus to begin the application process. The student services team is happy to serve as a liaison in connecting students to their home campus resources.
Meet Your Success Coach
Why I chose a career in student affairs
As a college student, I relied heavily on the guidance I received from advisers and other personnel around campus. I noticed how much my experience in school was enhanced from the outstanding support I received. I chose a career in Student Affairs because I wanted to be a part of a highly collaborative setting to assist online students improve their connectedness to their campus and its resources. As an active listener and proactive coach, I hope to make an impact on students’ well-being and ability to succeed.
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Student Success Coaches are skilled professionals who are available to help you navigate through your academic journey. Meet our team of dedicated coaches.
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