Access the resources and assistance you need all in one convenient, centralized location. Located on the first floor of the ID Weeks Library, the Academic Commons is your one stop for academic, technical and research support.
Academic & Career Planning Center
From registration to graduation and beyond, we'll help you plan your next move.
Academic Advising - Meet with your advisor on academic planning, course scheduling, major change/declaration, assistance with registration and other topics related to your academic progress.
Job/Internship Search and Preparation - Identify career and internship possibilities, receive assistance with your résumé and cover letter, practice your interview techniques.
Major and Career Counseling - What do you want to be? Explore your options, consider major requirements and learn about career opportunities.
Get the help you need now, while developing the skills you'll use for a lifetime.
Tutoring - Everybody needs help now and then. Receive the assistance you need on many subjects.
Writing Center - From short stories to dissertations, the Writing Center can help you organize, revise and polish your writing assignment.
Supplemental Instruction (SI) - Been there. Aced that. These peer-led study sessions will assist you with traditionally difficult courses.
Presentation Center - Practice, prepare and perfect your presentation while receiving helpful feedback and maybe even a standing ovation.
Gallagher Center for Experiential Learning & Education Abroad
Real-world learning. Unforgettable experiences.
Service Learning - Apply concepts learned in the classroom to real world problems and community projects.
Global Learning - Broaden your world perspective and distinguish yourself from other students.
Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship - Present at national conferences and conduct research around the World.
Nationally Competitive Scholarships - Highly prestigious and highly competitive national scholarships.
International Student Support - Assistance provided to current international students attending USD.
ITS Service Desk
Blue screen blues? No "connect" in your connectivity? Come see us. We offer personal computer support, technology assistance, as well as computer and media checkout.
So much information and so little time. Access more than 250 databases for your research, inquire online or in person about research assistance, as well as have access to special collections and historical materials not available elsewhere.