Academic Support

Academic Resources for UM Indigenous students

Indigenous students on campus can access free tutoring in content (selected courses), academic writing, and study skills at Migizii Agamik. Appointments can be made online at manitoba.mywconline.com by selecting Migizii Agamik from the drop-down location menu. For help booking appointments, see the tutors in Room 107 and 108 (off the computer lab).

Additional writing and study skills supports are available for all UM students in the Elizabeth Dafoe Library and the Science Library. These appointments can also be made online at manitoba.mywconline.com by selecting either the Elizabeth Dafoe or the Science schedules.

Help with writing includes:

  • choosing and narrowing a topic
  • developing a thesis statement
  • organizing ideas
  • citing and referencing sources
  • revising and editing

Help with study skills includes:

  • managing time effectively
  • reading academic texts efficiently
  • taking notes in lectures
  • learning and memorizing
  • taking tests and exams

Content tutors are available for listed courses:

  • ANTH 1210, 1220, 1240
  • ARTS 1110
  • BIO 1000, 1010, 1410, 1412
  • CHEM 13001310, 2210, 2360
  • COMP 1010
  • ECON 1010
  • EVDS 1660, 1670
  • FIN 2200
  • HNSC 1200, 1210
  • MATH 1010, 1020, 1300, 1500
  • NATV 1220, 1240, 2020
  • PSYC 1200
  • SOC 1200
  • STAT 1000

What Other Services Are Provided?

  • Course Selection & Registration Assistance
  • Advocacy, Assistance & Referral dealing with professors & the university system, Appeals
  • Voluntary Withdrawals & Special Consideration

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