The John and Effie Macklin Center for Academic Success (MCAS), in collaboration with university partners at Universities at Shady Grove, empowers undergraduate and graduate students to develop effective learning strategies, persistence, and leadership through customized academic and disability support.

USG Values & Commitments

Deliver an Exceptional Educational Experience | Champion Equity | Practice Empathy | Dream Together | Always Learn | Collaborate to Reach New Heights | Deploy Evidence | Act with Ownership | Practice Sustainability | Just Jump

Explore our MCAS offices, and gain a better understanding of how you can further enhance your academic career.

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I'm delighted this service exists! It really helps me stay encouraged.
Nursing major (UMB)