Student life can be demanding with balancing the needs of academic work and other commitments.
Your success as a student will be affected by how much time you spend in study and how well you use that time. Thoughtful planning and good time management skills can make a big difference to your experience.
Our UCSD Study Guide to Time Management will help you learn more about time management and better understand your study habits.
You can also take a look at or revisit the Getting Ready for Academic Study and Time Management modules on Skills for Study. Please note: you will need your student email and password to access the Skills for Study resources.
Once you are logged in:
- Complete the diagnostic test, as this identifies your strengths and weaknesses within your time management
- You can then focus your attention on the specific areas identified and find strategies and activities to support the development of this key skill
Planning your time
Download and complete a blank weekly or termly planner to help you schedule in activities (e.g. study, work, relaxation) to help you stay on track. You can also view our weekly planner example.