The syllabus must contain, in addition to course-specific information, specific references to a statement on mental health and stress management services.

Instructors may:

  • Copy the exact language¬†provided below, or
  • Include references to the policy, or
  • Include statements on the policy in the syllabus.

As a student you may experience a range of issues that can cause barriers to learning, such as strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, feeling down, difficulty concentrating and/or lack of motivation. These mental health concerns or stressful events may lead to diminished academic performance and may reduce your ability to participate in daily activities. University of Minnesota services are available to assist you. You can learn more about the broad range of confidential mental health services available on campus via the Student Mental Health Website: http://www.mentalhealth.umn.edu.