Links To Other Resources


College Study Tips
College Study Tips - from UC Berkeley, includes tips on procrastination.

Maximizing Your Academic Experience - from Dartmouth College.

Study Guides and Strategies - tips available in English and 25 other languages!

Study Tips - from Ohio University, includes helpful pre-tests of your skills.

Cornell's List of Study Skills Resources - tips from a variety of experts

General College Survival Tips

International - advice for students new to the U.S.

The Learning Center at UL Lafayette - information about tutoring, etc.

Back2College - resources for those re-entering college.

Read Some Advice From My Previous Students at UL

Resources at UL Lafayette

Counseling & Testing Center:
Free counseling services are available at the Counseling and Testing Center which is located in the Saucier Wellness Center in O.K. Allen Hall. Reasons for going to counseling include anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, substance abuse, and more. You can contact the center by calling (337) 482-6480 or sending an email to

The Learning Center:
Services offered by The Learning Center include FREE individual (one-on-one) tutoring, study group tutoring, supplemental instruction (SI), computer lab assistance, and a wide variety of on-line resources, most of which are offered in coordination with various academic and administrative departments on campus. Tutors are available at The Learning Center for almost all 100- and 200-level math and science courses as well as for ACCT, BSAT, ECON, EECE, ENGR, ESOL, FREN, PSYC, SPAN, and STAT. The center is located on the second floor of Lee Hall and can be contacted at 337-482-6583 or for information or assistance.

Technical Support:
Students can access technical assistance by contacting the IT Help Desk at 337.482.4357 or email at The IT Help Desk is located in room 201 of Stephens Hall.

Weather Safety

UL's Hurricane Preparedness Page
How to find out if classes are cancelled, etc.

Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

John Arthur, Studying Philosophy: A Guide for the Perplexed (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2004). - a general guide to taking a philosophy class with an extensive section on writing philosophy papers.

Douglas J. Soccio, How To Get the Most Out of Philosophy, Seventh Edition, (Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2012) - an excellent resource for philosophy students!

Nigel Warburton, Philosophy: The Essential Study Guide (Routledge, 2004) - information on reading philosophy, taking notes, writing papers, etc.