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Below are a variety of resources available to UM-Flint students to enhance their academic success and enrich their experiences inside and outside the classroom. Descriptions of services, relevant links, and campus locations (with campus maps) are included under each banner. Several of these resources are found under Faculty Resources--"Course-Related" (main menu at left); they are duplicated here for convenience.  

Bookstore

Bookstore Website    

762-3030; 106 University Pavilion Campus Map

The UM-Flint Bookstore (Barnes & Noble) is housed in the 1st floor of the University Pavilion. Students can purchase textbooks online or in person.

Essential Bookstore information for faculty:

Writing Center

Come Together; Write Now.

www.umflint.edu/writingcenter

766-6602; 3rd Floor Thompson Library Campus Map

The Marian E. Wright Writing Center is located on the 3rd floor in the Thompson Library and serves UM-Flint students and faculty from across the disciplines. The Writing Center is appointment-based, with sessions available for 25 minutes (for writings up to 5 pages) or 55 minutes (6-10 pages). Appointments can be made online, by phone, or in person. Walk-ins are assisted only if tutors are available.

Writing Center tutors are comprised of undergraduate and graduate students who are are required to take a 4-credit course combining written coursework, writing theory, tutor training, and in-center observation and practice. They are broadly equipped as critical readers and listeners who provide helpful feedback to writers and speakers at any phase of writing:

  • Essays and Research Papers
  • Creative Writing and Poetry
  • Resumes/Cover Letters/Personal Statements
  • Speaking/PowerPoint/Prezi Presentations
  • Faculty Assignment Sheets and Academic Writing

Asynchronous online tutoring is available to students in online courses only.

The Writing Center is not designed as a line-editing service. When directing students to the writing center for a particular assignment, faculty are encouraged to provide assignment sheets to accompany student visits.

Writing Center staff are available (by request) for classroom visits to distribute brochures, and describe services and procedures.

Library

Web: http://libguides.umflint.edu/friendly.php?s=library

email: library-reference@umflint.edu

Reserve Circulation: 762-3400; Reference Librarian: 762-3408 

UM-Flint’s Thompson Library is located to the East of the University Pavilion (Campus Map) and can only be entered through the main entrance on the 3rd floor. Its three floors feature multiple computers, cubicles, group study tables, individual study and meeting rooms, and a multi-modal “Think Lab” (on the 3rd floor next to the Writing Center). Contact Circulation desk to reserve rooms or Think Lab. 

The library is committed to serving UM-Flint students and faculty through access to authoritative resources and by offering guidance in information literacy skills:

Academic Advising, Tutoring & Supplemental Instruction

 

www.umflint.edu/studentsuccess/student-success-center

762-3085; Room 285 University Pavilion Campus Map

The UM-Flint Student Success Center,  housed on the 2nd floor of the University Pavilion, is dedicated to student success and wants every student to know, “you’re not alone.”

Every service the Student Success Center offers is designed to empower students to achieve academic excellence and attain personal well-being:

Career Services

https://www.umflint.edu/careers

424-5450; 10th Floor Northbank Center Campus Map

The Career Center offers comprehensive career services to UM-Flint students and alumni.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

www.umflint.edu/caps

742-3456; Room 264 University Center (UCEN) Campus Map

Located on the 2nd floor of UCEN, UM-Flint’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is available to provide enrolled students with counseling, therapy, and limited psychological testing. Services are offered as part of student tuition.

Accessibility Services

https://www.umflint.edu/caps/accessibility-services

Room 112 Thompson Library Campus Map

Accessibility Services, housed on the 1st floor of Thompson Library, offers a variety of services to enrolled students requiring special accommodations. Services are provided as part of student tuition, individualized based on need, and include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Oral and sign language interpreters
  • Alternative format textbooks and course materials
  • Special testing arrangements
  • Access to adaptive technology and equipment

Students requesting special accommodations are encouraged to meet with Accessibility Services staff to discuss their needs and coordinate them with faculty.

Student Responsibilities

Faculty Responsibilities

 

LGBTQ Center

www.umflint.edu/lgbtq 

766-6606; Room 213 University Center (UCEN) Campus Map

UM-Flint’s Ellen Bommarito LGBTQ Center, housed on the 2nd floor of UCEN, creates and sustains a safe and inclusive campus environment through educational programs/events, social activities, resources, and advocacy for all students, staff, and faculty regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Resources and Opportunities 

  • Faculty Resources
  • Creating safe/inclusive classrooms and syllabus statements
  • Classroom visits/workshops/training for LGBTQ awareness
  • Understanding University Student Preferred Name Policy 
  • Campus Wide Events throughout the semester
  • Co-Curricular opportunities and connections
  • Discipline-specific preparation for integrating LGBTQ awareness into field work
  • Student referrals for advocacy, sex ed resources, emergency grants, emotional and academic support (online referrals for privacy available)
  • Support Groups
  • Links to community resources

Women's Educational Center

www.umflint.edu/wec 

237-6648; Room 213 University Center (UCEN) Campus Map

UM-Flint’s Women’s Educational Center (WEC), housed on the 2nd floor of UCEN, exists to support women—and all students, staff, faculty, and community members—in their academic goals, elevate awareness of gender issues, and oppose gender inequities and barriers.

WEC services and resources for faculty awareness and availability:

  • Women’s Leadership issues
  • Academic support and institutional advocacy for faculty
  • Co-Curricular and Service support and opportunities
  • Diversity policies
  • Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence advocacy and assistance (please note: not therapy) 
  • Resources for students in need and for non-traditional students
  • Conferences and speakers
  • Work/Life Balance services and policies
  • Information regarding local housing, neighborhoods, schools
  • Links to community resources

International Center

www.umflint.edu/international/international-center

762-0867; Room 219 University Center (UCEN) Campus Map                     

The University of Michigan-Flint has over 650 combined undergraduate and graduate students. UM-Flint’s International Center (2nd floor of  UCEN) serves this population by developing a culture of intercultural understanding with activity that advances international perspectives on campus and in the surrounding community. 

The International Center is committed to resourcing faculty through the following:

  • General Resources 
  • Awareness of International student perspectives concerning classroom issues of participation, plagiarism, punctuality
  • Creating an International Classroom 
  • Intercultural Competency Workshops (offered in January)
  • Online Course assistance
  • Student Immigration/Internships assistance 
  • Connecting international students to tutoring opportunities (The International Center does not offer tutoring)
  • Department Visits (by request)
  • Coordinates with the English Language Program (ELP) 
  • Coordinates with the Bridge Program

Intercultural Center

https://www.umflint.edu/icc/intercultural-center

762-3045; Room 115 University Center (UCEN) Campus Map

The Intercultural Center (ICC), housed on the 2nd floor of UCEN, is rooted in mutual student respect, social justice work, and cultural and intellectual diversity at UM-Flint.

The ICC strives to make every UM-Flint student feel like they belong on campus, and to create informal spaces outside of the classroom that promote cross-cultural communication and learning.

Highlights:

  • Open meeting space for students and student organizations
  • Walk-in confidential support on a range of personal and academic issues
  • Opportunities to organize events related to social justice and diversity
  • Use of computers and lounge space to study, relax, meet with people
  • Opportunities to participate in efforts toward a diverse academic community at UM-Flint

Educational Opportunities Initiatives (EOI)

https://www.umflint.edu/eoi/educational-opportunity-initiatives

762-3365; Room 280 University Center (UCEN) Campus Map

The Office of Educational Opportunity Initiatives (EOI) enhances UM-Flint’s ability to identify, recruit, serve, and graduate students of diverse backgrounds with an emphasis on students from underrepresented groups and areas where college access and success rates are significantly below the national average.

 

University Outreach

https://www.umflint.edu/outreach

424-5486; 10th Floor Northbank Center Campus Map

University Outreach at UM-Flint exists to “connect campus and community to support learning, collaboration, and partnerships.” Outreach’s efforts in engaged citizenship and institutional diversity contributed significantly to UM-Flint receiving the distinguished, national Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement

Opportunities available to UM-Flint faculty and students through Outreach include: