Resources for Students in Freshman Writing Courses | Department of English

Resources for Students in Freshman Writing Courses

UNT Student Writing Lab

The Writing Lab, directed by Dr. Lisa Jackson, (SAGE 152) provides free tutoring and workshops for students from freshman through graduate levels: individualized and group work in areas such as punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, and essay writing are available for twelve weeks during each long term and four weeks during each summer term. Visit the center or for more information (Writinglab.unt.edu).

Students with Disabilities

The Office of Disability Accommodations will inform you in detail if a student needing special disability accommodations has enrolled in your class. If you need further information on how to help a student, you may contact the ODA directly by phone (940-565-4323) or on the web (http://www.unt.edu/oda), or you may talk to the departmental liaison for the ODA, Dr. Alice Mathews (940-565-2850).

The Learning Center

The Learning Center at UNT offers academic and learning skills resources such as test-taking skills, time management, speed reading, and access to tutoring. For more information on the services available to students, visit http://www.unt.edu/lc/support.html, call (940) 369-7006, or visit the Center in the Union Building, Suite 323.

Counseling and Testing Services

The Student Counseling Center supports the academic success and general well-being of UNT students through professional counseling, career counseling, consultation, mental-health screenings, educational programs and self-help resources as well as a referral services. The Center offers to consult with students, parents, faculty and staff with concerns about UNT students (while still respecting the confidentiality of all clients). For information, go to http://www.unt.edu/cat/. Students can receive psychological and/or vocational counseling through the Center here as well as take tests such as the GRE, CLEP, and TOEFL. The Center is located in Chestnut Hall, Room 311. Call 940-565-2741 for more information.

Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities

The Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities (CSRR) is responsible for addressing student conduct, enforcing university policies and procedures, and providing students with the resources necessary to resolve their own personal disputes. The CSRR administers student disciplinary procedures in accordance with the Code of Student Conduct and maintains official disciplinary records. Visit http://www.unt.edu/csrr/ for more information or call the CSRR office at (940) 565.2039.

UNT Career Center

The Career Center provides students with individual career advising in order to help students navigate career decisions, obtain work experience and job-related skills, and/or find a permanent position following degree plan completion. The Center also sponsors a number of Career Fairs and Festivals throughout the year. More information can be attained by visiting http://careercenter.unt.edu or calling the Center at (940) 565-2105.

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