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Academic Success Workshops

Academic Success Workshops are designed to provide students with an interactive experience to enhance their academic learning. Workshops are organized by topic and designed to meet the demands of college-level academics. All workshops are facilitated by trained members of the Learning Resource Center, Counseling Services, or other academic departments, and are offered throughout the semester. Workshops may also be offered in university housing, Greek houses, or to any student group upon request. For a detailed list of workshop topics and their times and locations, please refer to the Academic Success Workshop schedule below. For more Academic Success Workshop resources, visit Academic Success Workshop Resources.

Fall 2018 Workshop Schedule

Please Note:

Workshop topics, times, and locations are subject to change. This page will be updated to reflect forthcoming changes.

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Topic Date Time Location

Study Smarter, Not Harder: Tips and Tricks for the Professors

Tues., August 21 2:00-3:00 PM

Jordan Hall 141

Refining Your Decision-Making Skills

Wed., September 5 4:00-5:00 PM

Jordan Hall 236

TIPS & TOOLS*: Semester Survival Kit Fri., September 14 11:00 AM-1:00 PM Atherton North Patio (outside of Starbucks)
No More Test Anxiety Tues., September 18 6:00-7:00 PM Pharmacy Bldg 156
Preparing for Exams Wed., September 26 4:00-5:00 PM Jordan Hall 338
Getting Ready for Your First Advising Appointment Thurs., October 4 4:00-5:00 PM Jordan Hall 141
Transitioning from High School to College Writing Tues., October 23 4:00-5:00 PM Jordan Hall 238
Self-Compassion & Challenging Perfectionism Thurs., November 1 6:00-7:00 PM Jordan Hall 172

Transitioning from High School to College Presentations

Tues., November 13

4:00-5:00 PM

Jordan Hall 238

Finals... Have a Plan Thurs., November 29 6:00-7:30 PM Pharmacy Bldg 156

Managing Your Stress for Finals & Beyond

Wed., December 5

4:00-5:00 PM

Jordan Hall 338

*For TIPS & TOOLS, stop by the LRC information table (weather permitting) to discover study strategies and resources for academic success. 

Download the workshop schedule for the semester.