Online learning is an adjustment, especially if you did not plan to take courses completely online. Juggling school, work, family and social activities can challenge you to find time to sit down and study. Creating a daily schedule, exercising self-discipline, and finding a work space will help. Below are some challenges and possible solutions we have created that may help you succeed as an online student.
Online Learning - How Can I Be Successful
Being successful and earning a degree are great ways to build self-confidence, impress a future employer, and advance your career. If, at any time, you have problems connecting, please reach out to your instructors; they genuinely have an interest in your education. If you follow these tips, you will most likely be successful, and that is our desire for you!
Links to other resources:
Campus Operations: Contact information for faculty, staff and various offices
FAQs: Frequently asked questions and answers for students related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the move to online courses.
GrizCare Help Line: Students who can’t make the contact and need assistance or answers to questions can call the main campus number, 417-255-7255, during regular business hours and ask for the GrizCare Help Line.
Mental Health Resources: Three counseling sessions are available to students at no cost. Contact Ozark Medical Center Behavioral Healthcare in West Plains, 417-257-6762, or Mountain Grove, 417-926-6563, to schedule a phone appointment.
For any immediate counseling intervention, students can call the 24-Hour Crisis Hotline number at 1-800-356-5395, or text HOME to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor.