Fall 2020

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Spring 2021 Workshop Schedule

All workshops held on WebEx, unless otherwise noted.

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Workshop Descriptions

Bouncing Back

The focus of this presentation is academic resilience. Reflect on a prior failure or struggle, learn what to do when getting feedback, and apply new strategies when getting a critique.

Email Organization

Come learn strategies how to organize your UConn Gmail inbox so you never feel inbox stress again!

Focusing to Get Things Done

Discuss the issue of focusing on tasks. Then discover strategies that will help you focus in the future.

Just Breathe

Did you know there are multiple kinds of stress? Come talk about the different stressors in your life and ways to combat the negative results of stress.

Looking Ahead, Selecting Courses

We are the creators for our academic experience and it starts with our class schedules. This workshop will focus on reflecting on your previous experiences and use this information to select courses for the following semester.

How Major Is Your Major

Anxious about choosing a major? Feel like you’re in the wrong major? Worried about how certain majors lead to careers? This workshop explores FACT vs FICTION when it comes to choosing a program of study.

Where Do I Go For That?

Learn about resources on campus and how to ask the right questions when you go there for support.

Microsoft Excel Basics

Want to track your grades in your classes in one single place? Struggling to budget for your books for the semester? This is the place to learn Excel basics! Be sure to bring your laptop.

Online Course Support

Managing assignments for an online course can be challenging. We will provide steps to consider when taking an online course to be successful.

Presentation Skills

Do you have an upcoming presentation? Want to gather presentation tips? Come learn tricks to present as well as practice your skills.

Prioritization Techniques

Review different approaches to the same task list and the one you employ in ideal settings and when overwhelmed. Explore strategies to organize your priorities.

Secrets of Homer Babbidge

Secrets of Homer Babbidge

Do you know where to go if you need research help? Learn about ebooks, streaming videos and more online resources available at the UConn Library.

Setting Up Your Semester

Setting Up Your Semester

This presentation will help you start your semester on the right foot, organized, prepared, and in the mindset to succeed.

Strategies for Deeper Learning

Have one go to strategy to study? Want more in your tool belt? This presentation will discuss methods to approach your coursework.

Success in S.T.E.M.

If you are in a STEM course or are a STEM major, this is the workshop for you. Learn ways to be successful in your courses including how to approach your assignments and studying.

Talking to Professors

Do you know how to effectively communicate with your professor? This workshop will provide strategies to improve your communication skills during office hours, sending emails, and what are the “right” questions that will prepare you for your test.

Test Taking Strategies

Realize things to consider when preparing for an upcoming exam to then create a plan. Learn exam format tactics to best approach different types of test questions.

Textbooks, Pizza, & Dairy Bar

This is the place to discuss academic financial budgeting. Discover the different financial obligations and rules on campus. Create your own personalized money tracking Excel spreadsheet taking into account your own spending habits.