Academic Success Courses

Are you experiencing academic difficulty? Listen to the stories of students who took an academic success course and how it supported their journey at UMN. 

OUE 1001: Mastering Skills for College Success

Note: This course was previously known as LASK 1001.

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About OUE 1001

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

How to Register for this Course: Register for the course through the MyU Portal, using “OUE” as a subject search term.

OUE 1101: Academic Refresher

Note: This course was previously known as LASK 1101.

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About OUE 1101

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

How to Register for this Course: Register for the course through the MyU Portal, using “OUE” as a subject search term.

OUE 1102: Academic Success

Note: This course was previously known as LASK 1102.

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About OUE 1102

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

How to Register for this Course: Register for the course through the MyU Portal, using “OUE” as a subject search term.