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Mental Health and Wellness Resources

Auburn University offers a variety of mental health resources including:

  • Auburn Cares: The Auburn Cares office is designed to support students throughout their college careers to best achieve their academic and co-curricular goals. Many students experience difficulties during college, either due to academic or personal reasons. The Auburn Cares staff work collaboratively with students to identify resources and develop personal action plans.
  • Auburn University Medical Clinic (AUMC): The AUMC has physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and a full nursing staff to serve students. The AUMC has a full lab, x-ray facilities and a massage therapist. Pharmacy Services through the Harrison College of Pharmacy are available on-site.
  • Auburn University Psychological Services Center (AUPSC): AUPSC is a training clinic provided by the Department of Psychological Sciences. Graduate students in doctoral training for clinical psychology provide individual and group therapy. Services are provided under the supervision of licensed psychologists.
  • Tiger Education Screening Intervention (TESI): TESI is a one-on-one educational intervention program designed to help students reduce the risks associated with their alcohol or substance use. Over the course of 2-3 sessions, students will meet individually with a trained TESI facilitator to explore how their alcohol or substance use may be impacting areas of their lives, receive personalized feedback on their use, and determine strategies to reduce their risk.
  • Office of Inclusion and Diversity (OID): OID strives to create an environment where students receive kindness and consideration out of respect and receive equal attention based on effort, knowledge, ability, talent and hard work. The office also includes the Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence which is the home to the Peer Mentoring Program (PMP). The PMP empowers underrepresented students to become leaders in the community.
  • Office of International Programs (OIP): The OIP welcomes students and scholars from around the world. Through the support of OIP, international students and scholars and their academic units of choice on the Auburn campus receive the needed immigration support documentation required for entry into the United States and the assistance needed to maintain the appropriate status under the Department of Homeland Security rules and regulations.
  • Office of Accessibility (OA): OA provides reasonable accommodations and services for qualified students with documented disabilities who are attending Auburn University, enrolled in distance learning classes, or participating in programs sponsored by Auburn. Student Counseling & Psychological Services works closely with the OA when student disabilities are related to mental health issues.
  • Safe Harbor: Safe Harbor provides comprehensive services to students who are survivors of physical, emotional, verbal and sexual violence. Safe Harbor is committed to reducing violence against individuals by increasing awareness about dating and domestic violence, stranger sexual assault, acquaintance sexual assault, sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence.

Tutoring and Academic Support Resources

Academic Support

The Academic Support Office contributes to retention and degree completion for Auburn University undergraduate students. The office hosts a variety of academic skill development programs that promote self-directed learning strategies and student success including academic coaching, peer tutoring, Study Smart and Supplemental Instruction.

  • Academic Coaching: Offers personalized support to help you develop effective study strategies, time management skills and academic goals.
  • Study Partners: Offers peer tutoring in a variety of subjects to help you improve your understanding of course material and boost your grades.
  • Supplemental Instruction (SI): Provides collaborative study sessions led by SI leaders who have previously excelled in the course, aimed at helping you improve your academic performance.
  • Miller Writing Center: Offers writing assistance across all disciplines, helping with everything from brainstorming to final editing.
  • Office of Accessibility: Ensures that students with disabilities have equal access to all academic programs and services, providing accommodations and support.
  • CLA Career Services: Assists with career exploration, resume building, interview preparation and job search strategies.
  • Career Discovery and Success: Equips and empowers you to realize and successfully pursue your educational and career goals.
  • Math Lab: Provides tutoring and resources specifically for students needing assistance with mathematics courses.

Academic Coaching Resources

For more academic coaching resources, click here.


Internship and Research Opportunities


Internships are a valuable part of your educational experience, providing hands-on learning and professional development. Here's how you can find and apply for internships through the College of Liberal Arts:

  • Visit the CLA Career Services Office
    • Our Career Services Office offers a wealth of resources for finding internships. They provide job listings, resume reviews and mock interviews to prepare you for the application process.
  • Department Internship Coordinator
    • Reach out to the Internship Coordinator for your department for specific internship opportunities. They often have connections with local businesses and organizations that offer internships to students.
    • Contact your Academic Advisor if you need help identifying the Internship Coordinator in the department.
  • Networking Events
    • Attend networking events, career fairs and information sessions hosted by the college. These events provide opportunities to meet potential employers and learn about available internships.

Undergraduate Research

Engaging in research allows you to deepen your understanding of your field and work closely with faculty on cutting-edge projects. Here's how you can get involved in research:

  • Explore faculty research interests: Review the faculty directory and read about their research interests. Identify professors whose work aligns with your interests.
  • Schedule meetings with faculty: Reach out to faculty members to express your interest in their research. Request a meeting to discuss potential research opportunities and how you can contribute to their projects.
  • Participate in Undergraduate Research Programs: Offered by the university, these programs provide structured research experiences, often with funding and academic credit. 
  • Join Research Clubs and Organizations: Join student organizations focused on research. These clubs often provide information on research opportunities, workshops and support for student researchers.

General Tips for Reaching Out

  • Be Proactive: Take the initiative to contact faculty and advisors. Don't wait for opportunities to come to you.
  • Prepare Your Questions: Before meeting with faculty or advisors, prepare questions and have a clear idea of what you hope to achieve.
  • Follow Up: After meetings, send a thank you email and follow up on any action items discussed.
  • Stay Informed: Regularly check your email and the department's website for updates on opportunities and deadlines.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Knowing important dates and deadlines is crucial for several reasons:

  • Academic Planning: Knowing key dates, such as the start and end of semesters, allows you to plan your courses, assignments and study schedules effectively.
  • Registration Management: Deadlines for adding or dropping classes are essential for managing course loads and ensuring that you are enrolled in the right classes that fit your academic goals and personal schedule.
  • Financial Planning: Dates related to financial aid applications, scholarship deadlines and tuition payment deadlines help you manage your finances and avoid fees or missed opportunities for financial support.
  • Academic Progress: Withdrawal deadlines and dates for submitting assignments or projects are important to maintain academic progress and prevent any academic penalties.
  • Holidays and Breaks: Knowing the dates for holidays and breaks allows you to plan travel, family visits or simply take a break to rest and recharge.
  • Examinations and Grades: Final exam schedules and grade submission deadlines are critical for you to prepare adequately and ensure you've complete all necessary academic requirements.
  • Compliance and Regulations: Meeting administrative deadlines, such as those for registration or dropping classes, ensures that you remain in compliance with university policies and regulations, which can affect your academic standing and future opportunities.

By adhering to these dates and deadlines, you can avoid unnecessary stress and complications, ensuring a smoother and more successful academic journey.

The Academic Calendar provides all the important dates and information for the 2024-2025 academic year:

Fall Semester 2024

  • Classes Begin: August 19, 2024
  • Last Day to Add/Drop Classes with no fee: August 23, 2024
  • Labor Day (No Classes): September 2, 2024
  • Last Day to Drop a Class with a $100 drop fee but no grade assignment: September 9
  • Fall Break: October 10-11, 2024
  • Last Day to Withdraw from Classes: November 22, 2024
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 25-29, 2024
  • Final Exams: December 9-13, 2024
  • Grades Posted: December 17, 2024

Remote Academic Advising

You can schedule a remote advising appointment through Advise Assist in AU Access or email your advisor.

We conduct all academic advising appointments remotely through Zoom. To make an appointment with your advisor, please make the following selections in Advise Assist: 

  1. Advise Assist
  2. Make an Appointment
  3. Academic Advising and Student Services
  4. College of Liberal Arts
  5. Liberal Arts Online Advising

Once your appointment is scheduled, you will receive a link to a Zoom meeting. This step may not happen right away, as it is a manual process. However, you will have your link prior to the start of your appointment.

If you have questions, feel free to call 334-844-2126 or email

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