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Academic Resources

Academic Advising
For assistance with academic issues including requirements, thesis and dissertation guidelines, deadlines, and more, visit one of the following advising sites. The Graduate School oversees all graduate programs other than law and the Leeds MBA.
Graduate School Advising Services
School of Law Advising
Leeds School of Business Advising

Library Services
The University Libraries system includes:

The University Libraries at offer numerous resources for graduate students including:

  • access to thousands of online, full-text, peer-reviewed journals, as well as books, dissertations, primary sources, government documents, and more. Off-campus access to databases is also available for current students.
  • additional sources that can be requested from other local, national or international libraries
  • tools and workshops to make your thesis or dissertation research easier: RefWorks, EndNote Web, Photoshop, Mathematica, citation tracking, literature review tools, and more
  • personal research assistance that is offered in-person, or through email, IM or text, from librarians knowledgeable about resources in specific fields of study. See a full list of librarians and their research areas.
  • designated study/work space for graduate students available in Norlin Library. Individual carrels are reserved for a semester on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • library instruction tailored for the classes you teach
  • Learner’s Lunch workshops offered over the course of the semester

Graduate students may check out books for 180 days (six months) with the exception of journals or short-period loan items. Graduate students may have up to 300 items checked out on their account.

Writing Center
The Writing Center offers free services to students from across disciplines. Consultants, who are trained in writing pedagogy, work one-on-one with students to provide feedback and advice. The center is located in the Norlin Commons, near the east entrance of the Norlin Library. Appointments for Writing Center sessions can be made in person or online.

More Campus Services

Office of Discrimination and Harassment

Office of Victim Assistance 


GLBTQ Resource Center

Women's Resource Center

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement