During the semester, counselors offer various SkillsShops for students to improve the skills they need to be successful in college and in life. These events are free for all currently enrolled full- and part-time students.
We have made some of our SkillsShops available online for students to complete on their own, or by referral from an instructor. Please visit the
Resources and Links section to learn more about our Online SkillsShops.
Unless otherwise specified, SkillsShops are in the Student Services Center, Building S.
Jan. 30, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Rm. S003Kick Off Your Fall Semester the Right Way! Develop Study Skills and Time Management Strategies Feb. 6, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Rm. S220Welcome to the Jungle! Top Ten Ways to Survive the College Wilderness Feb. 7, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S220 Reading: The App for LifeI Have to Read How Many Chapters?
Tips on Effective and Efficient Textbook Reading Feb. 14, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S220Communication, Compromise, Commitment The 3 C's of a Healthy Relationship Feb. 21, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S220 Financial Literacy Series #1College Wallet 101:Tips for Managing College ExpensesFeb. 22, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S220Ready! Set! Success!Learn the Seven Habits of Highly Effective College Students Feb. 27, 1:30–2:30 p.m., Rm. S220Louder Than Words Learn About the Power of Non-verbal Communication March 7, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Rm. S220Realize Your Resilience! Develop Strategies to Harness Your Full Potential March 20, 2–3 p.m., Rm. S064Mid-Semester Slump? Learn Motivational Strategies That Will Keep You Going March 21, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S220 Reading: The App for LifeWhat's Your Point? Identify Main Ideas, Style and StructureMarch 27, 11:30–12:30 p.m., Rm. S003Mean People Suck!How to Deal With Difficult People March 28, 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m., Rm. S064Financial Literacy Series #2Managing Your Financial AidBest Practices for Navigating the Financial Aid ProcessGet Ready for the 2018-2019 Year! April 2, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Rm. S220Show What You Know! Develop Test-Taking Strategies April 4, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S220 Reading: The App for LifeIt's All About the Notes! Note-taking Strategies to Improve Your Grades April 10, 2-3 p.m., Rm. S064Success = Smarts + Savvy Learn How to Increase Your Emotional Savvy April 11, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S220 Reading: The App for LifeDo You Know What You Don't Know? Reading Strategies to Make You Aware April 17, 2-3 p.m., Rm. S064The Calm Before the Finals Storm! Tips to Cope April 18, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S220Financial Literacy Series #3Scholarships and MoreTips, Tricks and a Whole Lot of Persuasion
April 25, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S220De-Stress Your Stress Tips for Managing Stress and Developing Grit