Academic Success Workshops

Organizing Yourself for Classes
Ever think about what are the best ways to get yourself 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 engaged in your courses. 

Date: Monday, September 25, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                         Time: 4 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Location: Jones Computer Lab 112

Enhancing Your 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: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Jones Computer Lab 112

How to Communicate with Professors
Ever wonder how can you better communicate with your professors? In this interactive workshop you will be able to create positive, professional dialogue with your professors 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: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
 Time: 4 p.m.
 Location: Jones Computer Lab 112

Social Support, Motivation, and Goal Setting
Feeling disconnected or unmotivated to set goals? It may be on your to-do list to create plans, but with no motivation or support, you may feel defeated. It happens to the best of us and 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 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, October 26, 2017
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Jones Computer Lab 112

 Reading and Note-taking Strategies
Are you looking to better your note-taking and academic reading skills? This workshop will allow you to explore different types of note-taking and reading strategies to help you take active control of your learning. Come and learn a method that works for you!

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Jones Computer Lab 112

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. First, learn to 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, November 16, 2017
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Jones Computer Lab 112

Test-taking Skills
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 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: Monday, December 4, 2017
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Jones Computer Lab 112

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 will prevent stress from reoccurring and give you insight into staying in control.

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Jones Computer Lab 112

Time Management and Procrastination

Managing your time in college can be a difficult process especially when you have so much on your plate. When viewing this workshop, you will learn valuable tips and secrets to a more fruitful and less stressful term. Through our video lecture and quiz, you will be able to run a more efficient schedule by utilizing planning tools and recognizing the reasons for procrastination. This workshop will help you prioritize your tasks so that you are in control and ready to achieve your goals.

Our Time Management and Procrastination Workshop is open for all students and can be viewed on your phone or computer any time you want to refresh your skills. Please access this workshop by clicking play on the video below!

When you have completed the workshop, please provide feedback through our online survey.