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.
Sept. 12, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Rm. S003
Kick Off Your Fall Semester the Right Way! Develop Study Skills and Time Management Strategies Sept. 19, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Rm. S064
Welcome to the Jungle! Top Ten Ways to Survive the College Wilderness Sept. 20, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S064 Reading: The App for Life
I Have to Read How Many Chapters?
Tips on Effective and Efficient Textbook Reading Sept. 27, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S064
Realize Your Resilience! Develop Strategies to Harness Your Full Potential Oct. 4, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S064 Financial Literacy Series #1
Managing Your Financial Aid Best Practices for Navigating the Financial Aid Process Get Ready for the 2018-19 Year! Oct. 5, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S003
Ready! Set! Success! Learn the Seven Habits of Highly Effective College Students Oct. 10, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Rm. S064
Louder Than Words Learn about the Power of Non Verbal Communication Oct. 17, 2–3 p.m., Rm. S064
Mid-Semester Slump? Learn Motivational Strategies That Will Keep You Going Oct. 18, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S064 Reading: The App for Life
What's Your Point? Identify Main Ideas, Style and Structure Oct. 25, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S064 Financial Literacy Series #2
Scholarships and More Tips, Tricks, and a Whole Lot of Persuasion Oct. 26, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Rm. S003Mean People Suck! How to Deal With Difficult People Oct. 30, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Rm. S064
Show What You Know! Develop Test-Taking Strategies Nov. 1, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S064 Reading: The App for Life
It's all about the Notes! Note-taking Strategies to Improve Your Grades Nov. 7, 2-3 p.m., Rm. S064
Success = Smarts + Savvy Learn How to Increase Your Emotional Savvy Nov. 8, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S064 Financial Literacy Series #3
College Wallet 101
Tips for Managing College Expenses Nov. 14, 2-3 p.m., Rm. S064The Calm Before the Finals Storm! Tips to Cope Nov. 28, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S003
De-Stress Your Stress
Tips for Managing Stress and Developing Grit Nov. 29, 12:30–1:30 p.m., Rm. S064 Reading: The App for Life
Do you Know What You Don’t Know? Reading Strategies to Make You Aware