College of Science and Engineering academic programs are rigorous and challenging. To be successful, take advantage of academic support programs, libraries, and computer labs at the University of Minnesota.
Academic support programs
- Center for Academic Planning and Exploration provides personalized services to help students in the major and career decision-making process.
- Center for Writing helps students become better writers.
- Disability Resource Center helps students access learning opportunities, whether in class, at work, or in social and cultural experiences.
- Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence offers tutoring and a place for students to study together.
- SMART Learning Commons offers small-group workshops, individual consultations, exam reviews, media production, and a test bank.
- Student Academic Success Services offers classes, workshops, individual consultation and counseling, and study skills resources.
- University Honors Program has peer consulting sessions and study groups.
- Science and Engineering Library features more than 40 terminals for library research, 1,000 electronic resources, high-speed plug-in and wireless network access for laptops, and digital scanning services. Located in Walter Library.
- University of Minnesota Libraries is the 17th-largest research library system in North America, with five major facilities and 11 branch sites.
- Mathematics Library has specialized collections and services. Located in Vincent Hall.
Students in the College of Science and Engineering use special computer labs for coursework. If you choose to have a personal computer, the college does not require any specific type of computer or software.