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All you need is...University Studies. A Spring 2020 welcome back even held by the UST peer liaisons. February 17th from 1-3:30 PM at Perkins Student Center Concourse. Come enjoy some back to school Valentine's Day treats and chat with UST Peer Liaisons!

Welcome Back to School

Midterm Tips from the UST Peer Liaisons

The spring semester is in full swing! With the first round of midterms coming up for many (and some having already taken that first test), your peer liaisons want to remind you that we are here for you! Whether you want advice about a class, finding a major, study techniques, or just need to vent, we’ve got your back.

In the meantime, don’t forget about these awesome resources available to you right here on campus:

  1. That chemistry class got you down? Free drop-in tutoring is offered for a variety of subjects through the Office of Academic enrichment Sunday through Friday. Check out their schedule here.
  2. Study better in a group? Don’t forget that you can book a study room on the library website (here) for you and your friends any day of the week!
  3. If you’re ever feeling overwhelmed, know you’re not alone. The Center for Counseling and Student Development is an awesome resource for handling the extra pressure you may be feeling this semester. Their counselors offer walk-in hours in Perkins every week day, and the UD helpline is available to you 24/7. You can learn more on their website.
  4. The peer liaisons! Remember that we’re students just like you and we’ve all been in your shoes before. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you need our help. A list of all the peer liaisons and our emails is located here.

Most importantly, be kind to yourself. You can do it! And spring break is right around the corner….

Peer-to-Peer Advice: Shout Out to Some Favorite Professors


We asked our peer liaisons which professors have had a positive impact on them since they came to UD. Devon chose Marc Lodyga in the BHAN department because she “loves how passionate he is about the topic of health education.” Shantelle told us that Kristin Wiens “always looks out for all of her students and makes learning about nutrition interesting.”

Student-to-Student Advice

“Get to know your advisor. Don’t just make an appointment if you have a problem. Even if you feel like you have things under control, stop in and talk to her. My advisor is really helpful with a lot more things than just picking classes.” – Freshman UST student

“Everyone who goes to college should know why they’re doing it. Is it what your parents expect? Are you following your sister’s footsteps? Do you think it will help you get a better job? I went to a workshop on developing a resume and cover letter, and the presenter said, “What is your why?” and that stuck with me. What is your purpose?” – Sophomore Political Science major

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