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Help at Hampshire

This guide has gathered information about all the various help services available at Hampshire so that you don't need to search for everything; it's all right here!

Getting help with research and library resources

The Library

The library can help with finding a topic or doing research for papers and projects. They can also help you get your hands on resources that aren't available at Hampshire, and can even request items that aren't in the entire Five College system! If you need to figure out how to use tools and software for your classes, print or copy documents, or just get some advice on where you should turn for almost any kind of question you might have, the library is a great place to start.

Getting help with writing

The Writing Center

The Writing Center offers assistance to all Hampshire students interested in developing their communication skills. Because writing is important at Hampshire, this program provides a range of services from individual meetings to workshops and formal courses in writing.

Help with academic skills (like meeting deadlines, advising, etc.)

The Center for Academic Support and Advising (CASA)

The Center for Academic Support and Advising (CASA) provides support and assistance to students and advisors to plan and achieve academic goals. CASA monitors students' academic progress and offers a variety of support and programming to faculty, and students at all divisional levels.

Help with finding and/or using accessibility resources

The Office of Accessibility Resources and Services (OARS)

The office of accessibility resources and services (OARS) strives to support students with disabilities holistically, through relationship building, coaching, appropriate accommodation, and intentional referrals. OARS provide services to students with documented physical, learning, sensory, psychological, developmental, and other disabilities, and also support students who cannot or do not want formally to disclose.

Help learning developing learning strategies tuned to your strengths

Holistic Learning Program (HLP)

The HLP's mission is to help students understand their learning profiles, strengths, and challenges, and to encourage students to feel empowered to learn by exploring technical and adaptive skills they need to align their abilities and their strategies for meeting their goals. They support student efforts to develop time management skills and establish healthy and useful goals and habits.