The academic tools collected here will help you map out your academic requirements and personal goals. The handouts can either be viewed and printed by clicking on the Adobe PDF icon or can be saved to your computer by clicking on the Microsoft Word icon. All of the handouts are also available free at the Learning Center.
You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files.
- Curriculum Planner
A sheet to help you plan and organize your classes for eight semesters.
Time Management & Organization Handouts
- Semester on a Page (pdf)
Semester on a Page (Word)
Coordinate your class requirements using this at-a-glance semester calendar that includes many important HSU deadlines.
- Class Schedule Planner (pdf)
Class Schedule Planner (Word)
Arrange your class schedule using this handy planner.
- Class Manager (pdf)
Class Manager (Word)
Organize your important course information all on one page. Includes instructor and classmate contact information, a chart to track your progress in class, and more.
- Weekly Planner (pdf)
Weekly Planner (Word)
Map out time to manage your classes, studying, work and, yes, free time too.
- Time Manager
A weekly planner that incorporates a to-do list and allows for more weekend flexibility.
- Where Does Your Time Go? (pdf)
A self-assesment of how well your time management matches your priorities.
- Money Management (pdf)
Money Management (Word)
A handout to help you track your expenses.
Note-Taking and Reading Handouts
- Abbreviations (pdf)
Commonly used abbreviations and symbols.
- Textbook Reading Evaluation (pdf)
A short self-assessment of your textbook reading skills.
- Note-Taking Evaluation (pdf)
A short self-assessment of your note-taking skills.
- Memory Evaluation (pdf)
A short self-assessment of your memorization techniques and retention skills.
- Test-Taking Evaluation (pdf)
A short self-assessment of your test-taking skills.