Skills Development Resources

Professional Development Resources for VIP Teams

The listings here are campus resources that could benefit VIP team leaders and members in the design, development, and deployment of their projects. These listings include permanent, continuous, and/or on-demand resources from campus departments and licensed/contracted third parties. Workshops and one-time opportunities are listed on the Skills Development Opportunities page. To suggest a listing, please email


Resource Type
Adobe & Arizona at UArizona Digital Learning Offers tutorials, events, and other resources for digital design and fabrication with Adobe products
CATalyst Studios at University Libraries Offers consulting, workshops, and certifications for user experience design and digital design and fabrication
Center for Biomedical Informatics & Biostatistics (CB2) Provides bioinformatics and statistical consulting, as well as referrals to tools and services for clinical researchers
Clinical & Translational Research Center (CATS) Provides assistance to clinical researchers who need space, administrative support, and/or staff to conduct studies
Data Cooperative at University Libraries Offers consultations and maintains a repository of tools and resources to assist the campus community with data management and visualization
Data Sciences Academy at UArizona Office of the Provost Funds personnel and operations to support a university-wide endeavors to lead in all areas of the data sciences and all aspects of university research, education, and outreach
Data Science Institute at Research, Innovation & Impact Fosters the next generation of data-driven research by encouraging university-wide interdisciplinary collaboration; developing industry alliances; and aligning institutional expertise, computational resources, and infrastructure
Graduate Writing Lab Offers free consultations covering any kind of writing at any point in the process
Microsoft Imagine Academy Provides courses and certifications in coding, IT infrastructure, data science, and office productivity applications
Office of Instruction & Assessment Offers live and recorded webinars on instructional technology including Panopto, Qualtrics, Turning Point, VoiceThread, and D2L
O'Reilly Offers books, videos, and live events covering topics such as Java, Python, Spark, and SQL.
R Programming Help at University Libraries Hosts a hybrid open lab (online and at iSpace) every Tuesday (except holidays and closures) to provide technical support to R users
Research Bazaar (ResBaz) Hosts Hacky Hours and meetups where the campus community can share skills related to scholarly writing, data science, coding, and programming
Statistical Consulting Lab at BIO5 Provides statistical advice and expertise across UArizona for experimental design, data analysis and interpretation, and related needs
THINK TANK Offers tutoring and other academic support in mathematics, statistics, business, science, language, writing, and other subjects
University Analytics & Institutional Research Offers office hours, video tutorials, written guides, and regular workshops to help the campus community make the most out of UAccess Research and other data resources
UX@UA Provides learning resources, consultations, and networking opportunities for UArizona students, staff, and faculty who are interested in user experience design
Virtual Training Company Hosts a library of thousands of software courses and tutorials, including Adobe Creative Cloud products, CAD software, VR tools, and more
Writing Skills Improvement Program Offers workshops, drop-in tutoring, and small-group tutoring for undergraduate and graduate students interested in improving their written communication