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. 

Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 4:00pm
Location: LIB 104

Learning Strategies
How do you learn best? Every student has their own way of learning and knowing your learning preferences might actually 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.

Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Time: 6:00pm
Location: LIB 111

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 as well as more effectively and efficiently in person, via email, and over the phone to enhance your communication skills and gain the information you need to be more successful. 

 Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
 Time: 4:00pm 
 Location: LIB 104

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!

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time: 4:00pm
Location: LIB 104

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. Come and learn a method that works best for you!

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Time: 4:00pm
Location: LIB 104

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. Be more mindful of campus resources and your own power to design your own personal roadmap towards academic success.

Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019
Time: 4:00pm
Location: LIB 104

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!

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 6:00pm
Location: LIB 104

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. 

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Time: 6:00pm
Location: LIB 104