Learning Resources

Academic Inventory

The best way to make any important changes in life is to take a moment to assess what is going well and what needs some adjustment. This inventory will help you take stock of important skills like time management and goal setting, note taking, exam prep, and more.

Beyond Typing: Student Writing Guide

Beyond Typing is a guide to moving beyond merely filling the page to organizing and presenting an argument. The project originated with the SAGES Peer Writing Crew, a tutoring program operated jointly by SAGES and ESS from 2004 to 2016.

CREC Certification

Case Western Reserve University's Continuing Research Education Credit (CREC) Program provides investigators documented training in the protection of human subjects in research. The program is available to human subjects researchers at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, The MetroHealth System, Case Western Reserve University, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, and The Cleveland Clinic.

Individual Consultations

ESS is ready to help you work through academic issues at your pace. Whether you choose to meet with us just once or on a regular basis, we are here to help you achieve your academic goals. The ESS staff can provide assistance with time management strategies, reading and note-taking skills, and tips to help prepare for tests designed to meet your specific academic needs.

Just InCASE: Study Tips

No one knows how to survive and thrive better than current CWRU students. Consider these pages your insider's guide on how to find success in and out of the classroom. And if you don't feel like you need the help right now, mark these pages in your web browser's favorites anyway...Just InCASE you need a quick tip.

Learning Styles Assessment

The Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) is also a useful self-assessment tool to better understand a student's learning practices, attitudes toward college, learning styles, and differences. You will be required to log in with your Case network ID and password to access LASSI.

Personal Librarian

The Personal Librarian is dedicated to helping students become successful researchers by serving as a library advisor. For example, the PL can assist students with identifying the best resources, formulate search strategies and connect students with library experts in different subject areas. The PL will provide assistance anytime of the year, even when the student is on break!

Printable Student Resources

These printable SuccESS Strategies are designed to help students improve their study habits and academic performance. Download and print these PDFs for easy reference.

Study Center

The ESS Study Center, located in 464 Sears Building, offers a comfortable learning space incorporating wireless computing and workspace flexibility to allow for customized workshops, small group activities, individual research and study.