Create a binder of resources

Potential items to include in a binder of resources:

  • Your schedule
    • Don’t forget to block out time for studying, extracurricular activities, sleep, personal care, and eating!
    • Use the on-line resources to help you create your schedule
  • Important places on and off campus
    • Use the pictures you took on your tour of campus facilities and include them in this section
    • Include picture, hours of operation, address, directions to, purpose for going to, and contact person for the places on and off campus listed previously
    • Be sure to include where you would go to get the answers to the following questions:
      • registration questions
      • homework help
      • help with writing assignments
      • financial questions
      • classroom accommodations
      • help scheduling time
      • coping with roommate issues
      • help with research
  • Map of important places, campus and parking lots/bus stops
  • Important people and phone numbers:
    • counselor/therapists
    • doctors
    • friends
    • family members
  • Other important paperwork:
    • Bank information
    • Health insurance
    • Car insurance
  • How I will handle worksheets you created
  • Flowchart or list of who to go to for help
  • Student handbook
  • Academic calendar (including social events)