Comparing U of M and Other Institutions
- College Navigator
A useful site for "comparative shopping," allowing you to view information and statistics
(expenses, enrollment figures, programs/majors, financial aid, etc.) for a list of
institutions you define by institution type and location (by state or by distance
from a particular zip code).
- College Portrait
Another "comparative shopping" site. Allows you to compare one institution's costs
and statistics (student body makeup, retention, graduation, etc.) to another's. The
site also contains an "Affordability Estimator."
- College Portrait's Affordability Estimator for U of M
View College Portrait's estimates for the cost of attending U of M.
UM Campus Resources
Academic & Degree Planning Information
Campus Life & Assistance
- Adult and Commuter Services
Information for commuter students and for students who are older than the traditional
18-21 year old group. Includes information on support groups/organizations as well
as off-campus housing, transportation, and more.
- Career Services
Offers assistance with career planning, including advice on resume writing; interview
preparation; mock interviews; and internship and job search preparation.
- Child Care Services
Information on campus child care - hours, policies, curriculum, meals, etc.
- Psychological and Career Counseling
Career testing and assessment; pyschological and educational testing and assesment;
counseling on dealing with stress, substance abuse, and more.
- Students Disability Services
Disability policies, accommodations, and services; information on the Assistive Technology
- Student Health Services
Clinic location and hours; immunization requirements; health information and educational
Tutors are available at Educational Support Program centers across the campus. One-on-one
tutoring is available; workshops, seminars, and online tutoring are available as well.
- Veterans Resource Center
The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is committed to providing veterans, active-duty,
National Guard, reservists and qualified dependents with the services necessary to
pursue their academic and personal interests, integrate into the campus community,
and ultimately ensure a successful experience.
Among other amenities, the Center contains a lounge area, meeting and study space,
and computers for Student Veteran use. Monthly seminars of topics of interest to the
Veteran community are held here.
State of Tennessee Resources
- Veteran Affairs Home
The Department of Veterans Affairs home page, especially valuable for links to VA
forms, important notices, and locations of hospitals, clinics, and regional benefits
- GI Bill® Home
(GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
More information is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.)
Contains information on the various programs and information on applying for benefits.
The FAQs link takes you to a valuable storehouse of questions and answers.