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Academic skills workshops for students

Students who would like to improve their study skills are invited to any of the free workshops.

Starting Strong: Time Management for Fall Semester

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 4-5 p.m., Gävle 1

Starting Strong focuses on essential skills needed to begin the semester strong. This workshop covers time management strategies that help you become more organized, less stressed, and more balanced. Learn strategies to create a schedule and use your time as productively as possible.

Staying Strong: Self-Advocacy and Resilience

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4-5 p.m., Gävle 1

Staying Strong focuses maintaining your momentum throughout the semester. This workshop discusses your student rights, responsibilities, how to advocate for yourself, how to identify resources on campus, and how to become a more resilient student in the face of challenges.

Staying Strong: Study Strategies

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 4-5 p.m., Gävle 1

Staying Strong covers study strategies to help you maximize the time spent studying so that you can more easily recall the information later and be more successful in your courses.

Finishing Strong: Finals Prep 

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 4-5 p.m., Gävle 1

Finish Strong focuses on essential skills needed to finish the semester strong. This workshop is ideal for students interested in learning more efficient and productive ways to prepare for final exams. Learn how to create a study plan, refine your study and test-taking strategies, and reduce test anxiety.

Starting Strong: Time Management for Spring Semester

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 4-5 p.m., Gävle 1

Starting Strong focuses on essential skills needed to begin the semester strong. This workshop covers time management strategies that help you become more organized, less stressed, and more balanced. Learn strategies to create a schedule and use your time as productively as possible.

Staying Strong: Learning Myths and Metacognition

Monday, March 13, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Gävle 1

Staying Strong focuses maintaining your momentum throughout the semester. This workshop covers the five different learning myths that impact your learning and how you can unleash the power of metacognition to your own studies.

Staying Strong: Motivation and Procrastination

Thursday, April 20, 4-5 p.m., Gävle Room 1

Staying Strong focuses maintaining your momentum throughout the semester. As we continue through the semester, sometimes we lose our “umph” to continue our good study habits. This workshop covers ways to tap into our motivation to tackle those things that we aren’t as driven or excited about doing.

Finishing Strong: Finals Prep 

Tuesday, May 16, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Gävle Room 1

This workshop is ideal for students interested in learning more efficient and productive ways to prepare for final exams. Learn how to create a study plan, refine your study and test-taking strategies, and reduce test anxiety.

Other topics

Interested in talking about something else? Make an appointment with an academic coach today to review topics such as:

• Time management, motivation and procrastination

• Focus and productivity

• Test preparation, test anxiety and test-taking strategies

• Note-taking, reading, writing and study strategies

• School-life balance

• Navigating college life and communicating with instructors and advisors

• Goal-setting

• Growth mindset and resilience

To make an appointment, contact Alex Crawford.

Instructors who are interested in a workshop tailored for their classes should contact Alex Crawford to meet and discuss options that are available.