Academic Success Courses

SASS is offering online and remote sections of LASK 1001, LASK 1101 and LASK 1102 for Fall 2021. Develop skills and strategies to be an effective student both in online and in-person class settings. Questions about our classes? Email sass@umn.edu 

Student Academic Success Services offers several Academic Success Courses for academic credit. These courses help you understand who you are as a learner and help to strategize ways to reach optimum success with your coursework.

Experiencing academic difficulty? Click here to listen to the stories of students who took a LASK course and how it supported their journey at UMN. 

LASK 1001: Mastering Skills for College Success

This 2 Credit class teaches students:

  • Effective Study Habits
  • Critical Thinking Strategies
  • Managing Time and Stress
  • Reading Comprehension Strategies
  • Test Preparation Strategies
  • Methods for increased personal self-awareness

Registration: Register for the course through the MyU Portal, using “LASK” as a subject search term.

 

LASK 1001 Mastering Skills

LASK 1101: Academic Refresher

This 1 Credit, B Term Course:

  • Offers 2nd half of semester support to students with academic concerns
  • Students consult with peers facing similar challenges
  • Develop academic and study skill strategies to complete semester

Registration:  Register for the course through the MyU Portal, using “LASK” as a subject search term.

LASK 1101 Academic Refresher

LASK 1102: Academic Success

This 2 Credit class helps students:

  • Who are at risk academically build a plan for success
  • Students consult with peers facing similar challenges
  • Develop academic and skill strategies

This course also:

  • Helps students develop strategies when personal factors interfere with performance
  • Help students learn what to do when they are unhappy with the institution or degree program in which they are currently enrolled
  • Helps students as they process if they are unsure about wanting to be in college

Registration: Register for the course through the MyU Portal, using “LASK” as a subject search term.

LASK 1102 Academic Success