The Student Success Series workshops are:

  • Designed to help students
    • Succeed during their college careers, and
    • Develop academic skills in an interactive and engaging way.
  • Typically 30 minutes.
  • Facilitated by University College staff.
  • Some workshop examples can be found below.

Requesting a Workshop

Faculty, staff, and student organizations can request workshops. If interested, request a workshop online.

Planning Your Semester

Start your semester ahead of the game by taking some time to plan out assignments, exams, and other important campus events. Attendees should be prepared to bring course syllabi.

Getting Involved

Interested in getting involved? Haven't found exactly what you're looking for? This workshop will help you get involved by:

  • Looking at campus-recognized organizations.
  • Looking at Crimson Connect and demonstrating how to use it.
  • Informing you of campus events for specific groups.

Midterm Prep

Starting to get ready for midterms? This workshop will:

  • Help you outline a study plan.
  • Reflect on your note-taking habits.

Degree Works Educational Planner

Preparing for Advising using Degree Works and the Educational Planner.

Time Management

Feeling overwhelmed with the extra time you have this semester? This workshop will:

  • Provide an overview of time management techniques.
  • Help you develop a routine to manage your time effectively.

Study Skills

Looking for another way to study? The pomodoro technique and SQ3R are easy but powerful methods that can be used to help keep you on track while studying. During this session, we will:

  • Cover the pomodoro technique.
  • Learn SQ3R study system.
  • Practice the technique with your own course content.
  • Set you up to successfully implement this technique on your own.

Registration Lab

Need help registering for classes? Stop in for help registering for the spring semester. Make sure you meet with you advisor for a list of recommended courses and your alternate pin!

16 Personalities

Wanting to explore how your personality and interests impact you career interests?

  • Complete the 16 Personalities Assessment
  • Discuss what you learned and how it impacts your career options

Pushing Past Procrastination

Is the semester starting to drag? Are you having trouble finishing course assignments? During this workshop you will:

  • Find how to deal with procrastination.
  • Consider what you can do to keep making meaningful progress in class.
  • Recharge for the remainder of the semester.

Dimensions of Wellness

The Six Dimensions of Wellness (emotional, occupational, physical, social, intellectual, and spiritual) all play a role in your holistic wellness and fulfillment. This workshop will teach you about the dimensions and how they can impact you on a daily basis.

Finals Prep

This workshop will help you reflect on the semester and determine what you need for a successful finals week. During this session, we will:

  • Explore learning activities and study strategies.
  • Find your finals week schedule.
  • Create your finals study plan.

Building Leadership Skills

Interesting in becoming a leader but unsure what it means to "be a leader"? During this workshop, you will:

  • Consider what it means to be a leader on and off campus.
  • Analyze different skills that leaders have.
  • Prepare to continue your leadership development.

Self-Care and Mindfulness

Get ready for finals by focusing on yourself first. During this workshop, you will:

  • Learn what it means to be aware of your self-care practices.
  • Consider what you can do regularly to practice self-care.
  • De-stress before the end of the semester.

Study Skills

Thinking about how you take notes? This workshop will:

  • Provide an overview of different study activities.
  • Help you outline a study plan for quizzes and exams.