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Help Yourself Campaign @ UCM Library

This initiative strives to connect UCM students with library resources on topics that may be difficult and stressful for individuals to learn about or discuss openly due to contextual factors in their lives.

Work life balance and career planning

Locate books with these subjects and call numbers James C. Kirkpatrick Library in the 3rd Floor Stacks or in our Online Resources.

Working Students, during College

  • HD 6276

Managing Up

  • HD 31 .M3388
  • HD 38.2 .W37
  • HD 38 .R156

Internships & Practicums

  • LC 1772

Workplace Equity, Harassment, & Discrimination

  • HD 6060 – HD 6061
  • HD 6095
  • HF 5549.5 R – HD 5549.5 S

Working Students, after College

  • HD 6277 – HD 6278

Career Planning

  • HF 5381 – HF 5384

Job Stress

  • HD 7260 – HD 7261
  • HF 5548.8 – HF 5548.85

UCM Career and Life Design Center

The mission of The Career and Life Design Center is to support students and alumni  through career readiness and life design to explore and build their career and life journeys.

Networking Opportunities

Interact with recruiters and our staff through W.I.S.E Hours, In-Person and Virtual Career Fairs, On Campus Interviews, Employer Information Sessions and Hall Tables, and more!  Download the Handshake app, create and update your Handshake profile to get personalized job recommendations, upload your resume, register and view upcoming career fairs, connect with employers to learn about company culture and their open roles, and finally apply to opportunities!  

Walk-In Studio Experience (W.I.S.E.)

The Walk-In Studio Experience is offered Monday - Thursday, 12:30 - 4:30pm, Friday 10 a.m-Noon.  Stop by to visit with our WISE Coaches for help with life design, job and internship search, applications (resumes, cover letters, etc, interviews, explore career options and more!  Drop in as often as you'd like, and stay for as long as you can!

Professional Clothing Studio

The Professional Clothing Studio gives students the opportunity to select professional and business casual clothing appropriate for job fairs, interviews, internships/practicums, networking, and class presentations.  This is a FREE service to all UCM students!  It is open Monday - Thursday 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters while classes are in session. 

Learning Commons

The Center for Academic Support Services

Located on the first floor of the JCK Library, the Learning Commons is a comfortable and collaborative student workspace. You can study on your own or meet with a tutor.


 The UCM Tutoring Center provides FREE tutoring for over 100 courses by appointment. In-person and online appointments with our UCM student tutors can be scheduled using our new app, Penji. Math tutoring, subject specific tutoring, and study skills tutoring are available. Schedule a tutoring appointment by using the scheduling app, Penji.


Writing Center

Need help with a paper for class? Not sure where to begin? Start by coming into the UCM Writing Center. It’s free and available to all UCM students at any stage of the writing process. Walk in visits are always welcome, but appointments are encouraged--especially near midterms and finals.