Academic Success Workshops

Organizing Yourself for Classes
Ever think about what are the best ways to get yourself more organized for your classes? In this interactive workshop you will learn how to get yourself more organized and prepared to excel in your courses. You are invited to bring in your syllabi and reflect with others on how to be more proactive and ensure your success in your courses. 


Learning Strategies
How do you learn best? Every student has their own way of learning and knowing your learning preferences could make you more effective in your classes. With each learning preference comes a set of study habits that can improve how you handle your college work load. Join us as we explore how we learn to assess the best ways to apply ourselves inside and outside of class.


Effective Communication with Professors
Ever wonder how can you better communicate with your professors? In this interactive workshop you will learn how to communicate positively and professionally with professors and faculty advisors. In addition, you will learn how to communicate more effectively and efficiently in face-to-face, email, and phone interactions. The goal of this workshop is to enhance your communication skills and gain the information you need to be more successful. 


Social Support, Motivation, and Goal Setting
Feeling uninspired to set goals? It may be on your to-do list to create plans, but with no motivation or support, you may feel defeated. Unfortunately, it happens to the best of us, but we are here to help you seek out resources to make your goals a reality. By attending this workshop, you will learn how to set goals and create realistic action plans to achieve them. Goals can be set in all aspects of life and using these strategies will help bring you closer to success and get you motivated to stay goal-driven!


Reading and Note-taking Strategies
Is note-taking and reading becoming a drag?  We are here to change that! This workshop will allow you to explore efficient types of note-taking and reading strategies to help you take active control of your learning. Join us and learn to apply a method that works best for you!


Hope and Growth Mindset
Ever hit a roadblock and not sure what to do? Learn how to problem solve around obstacles and utilize your resources. We are here to help gauge your own level of hope and mindset in an interactive and meaningful way. This workshop will engage you in recognizing how your own sense of motivation plays a role in creating relevant ways to overcome obstacles. It will help you be more mindful of campus resources and your own power to design a personal roadmap towards academic success.


Test-taking Skills
Nervous about a test coming up? Studying for a test can be an overwhelming process.  Attending every class and turning in your assignments is only part of what will make you ready for the test. In this workshop, you will gain study habits that will help you prepare for the exam that's coming up. You will become more aware of the study environment, length of time and memorization strategies that best suit your personal study habits. To prepare you for the day of the test, tips will be given on ways to answer each question with confidence. Let's make your study sessions count!


Stress Management
Feeling the pressures of college life taking over? At this workshop, you will learn about stress and ways to manage it. You will gain insight on how stress affects your body and take away useful resources that can change your college life for the better. You will learn that identifying your stress level and perceptions on life are key elements to managing stress. In addition, we will discuss techniques  that can help you prevent stress from recurring and give you insight on how to keep your stress under control.