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Center for Academic Success and Exploration

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 Center for Academic Success and Exploration, 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 2019 Workshop Schedule

Please Note:

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

Disability-Related Accommodations for Butler Events and Activities: For accessibility information or to request disability-related accommodations, please visit  

Topic Date Time Location

Study Smarter, Not Harder:

Tips and Tricks from the Professors 

(for incoming 1st year students)

Mon., August 26

(on Academic Day)

2:00-3:00 PM


TIPS & TOOLS*: Semester Survival Kit

Fri., September 6 11:00-1:00 PM

Atherton North Patio

(outside of Starbucks)

Transitioning from High School to College Writing Wed., September 11 4:00-5:00 PM


No More Test Anxiety

Tues., September 17

6:00-7:00 PM


Preparing for Your 1st College Exams Wed., September 25 4:00-5:00 PM


Getting Ready for Your 1st Advising Appointment Thurs., October 3 4:00-5:00 PM TBA
Transitioning from High School to College Presentations Tues., October 22 4:00-5:00 PM TBA
Refining Your Decisio-Making Skills Thurs., November 7 6:00-7:00 PM TBA
Compassion & Challenging Perfectionism Wed., November 13 4:00-5:00 PM TBA
Finals... Have a Plan

Thurs., December 5

6:00-7:30 PM TBA

Managing Your Stress for Finals & Beyond

Wed., December 11

4:00-5:00 PM


*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.