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Academic Skills Workshops

The ULC's Academic Skills Workshops focus on building skills necessary to succeed in college. Although not always tied to a specific class, the skills you learn with us will help you in a variety of courses throughout your academic career.  Workshops are kept small and discuss topics include proofreading, close reading to develop a thesis, study strategies, and more.

Join us on Tuesdays, 5 - 6pm to sharpen your skills this spring!  Seats are limited. Sign up below.

Tuesday, March 22 session has been rescheduled.  Instead, we are offering a special Thursday workshop this week:

March 24: Study Strategies

Cramming has its use, but wouldn't it be nice to feel less stressed and more prepared before big exams?  Come explore study strategies that might improve your habits of learning and make studying feel more effective.  Learn some methods that can cater to your strengths and preferences, and take a new approach to your classes this spring! 

Click here to register: Thursday, March 24, 6:30 - 7:30pm (IN-PERSON)

Study Smart Series

We all want to succeed in life. We have countless ideas about what it means to be a happy and successful college student. But sometimes we just need skills and tools to help us get there. That's where this workshop series comes in. We will provide practical strategies and skills for tapping into and nurturing your own happiness, including several research-based activities that foster social and emotional wellbeing and promote an opportunity for growth.

WEEK #4: Relationships, Communications, and how friendships are the key to success

We live in a world where networking has become such a prominent tool on the pathway to success. In this workshop we will explore the science of positive relationships. We will discuss the hidden influence of social networking. Give you some tools for communications and establish how to create and sustain high quality connections in the workplace.

Seats are limited - Click here to register: Monday, March 21, 6:30-7:30pm ET (IN-PERSON)

Did you miss last week’s session? You have a second chance to attend our online version! We’re running the series again on Thursdays at 12:30pm. Sign up below:

  • Change and the College Student:  Thursday, March 24, 12:30 - 1:30pm
  • Relationships, Communications, and how friendships are the key to success:  Thursday, March 31, 12:30 - 1:30pm


Learning Resources

These tools are designed to help you improve your all around student and learning experience.

Past workshops

Learning Assistants

In addition to subject-matter tutoring, the ULC's Learning Assistants can help you improve your learning skills and techniques. Whether you need assistance managing your time and putting together an appropriate study plan, or would like some tips and advice on note-making or efficient reading, our LAs are here to help you. They are your peers, and want to pass along the tips they wish they'd had before! Come to our Afternoon Learning Series to learn how to become a better student, or visit them one-on-one for specific advice.

ULC Staff