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If you're experiencing a personal issue, which is preventing you from
focusing on your academic responsibilities, you may wish to review
Successfully navigating academic life includes the ability to
navigate bureaucracy. Understanding who does what, why and how is an
important life skill that will serve you well in and out of college. Our
university community is comprised of many individual units all working
to live the Mission and Vision of DePaul University. Below are some links and information to help you better acclimate to our DePaul community.
We have a wealth of resources at DePaul! Check the Student Affairs website for resources related to student life. Check your major/program's
department/office website for resources related to your major/program.
Check the department/center website and/or syllabus for resources
related to a class/subject you are taking/need help with. If you have
difficulty finding a department, center or staff/faculty contact info,
try the DePaul Directory. The Student Success website also provides linkes to a variety of resources to help support student success at DePaul.
Your ability to answer this simple, yet complex question for
yourself is an important life skill you can hone while in college. Learn more about how to seek academic assistance by reviewing this. Break down your needs to ascertain next steps.
Consult your advisors or other university employees (e.g., Student Affairs employees) for guidance on
how to handle difficult situations. Discuss what you did, how you did
it, why you did it that way and receive feedback about the experience. You'll strengthen
your relationships with these professionals by seeking their feedback
and you'll gain insight into how you may choose to handle conflict in