The Student Success Workshops are offered throughout the semester. All students are welcome to attend. Registration is not required, but by registering you will receive a calendar invitation, virtual log-in information (if applicable) and reminders. You can also sign in to Zoom workshops using this link.

Please contact Justine Hines, Assistant Director of Academic Support, at justine-hines@uiowa.edu with any questions.

So Much to Do, So Little Time: Time Management Strategies for Academic Success

Learn about tools to create effective time management plans and to recognize how your academic success is affected by time management. Presented by Academic Support and Retention.

Bouncing Back in Times of Stress: Resiliency

Learn about bouncing back from situations that do not go as planned and set a path towards success. Presented by Academic Support & Retention.

Reflecting on Your Learning: Refine Your Study Strategies Now

This session will provide a structured opportunity to reflect on your semester and evaluate how effective you were with your learning so far. You will then identify specific steps and strategies to you can use for the rest of the semester to accomplish your academic goals. Presented by Learning at Iowa.

Seeking Support

Asking for help is not easy and sometimes can feel weak or vulnerable. In this workshop we will discuss help seeking, redefine vulnerability as a strength and look at the different resources available on campus to support your mental health. Presented by University Counseling Service. 

Managing Distress

Distress tolerance is the ability to manage distressing emotions and effectively move through stressful situations in an effective manner. In this workshop we will discuss and practice specific coping skills that you can use when experiencing stress, anxiety or being overwhelmed.  These emotions are a normal part of life, and we will discuss creating healthy habits to plan for potential stressful situations in your life.

Mindfulness 101

In this workshop, students will be able to define mindfulness & mindfulness meditation practice, understand why it’s helpful, and learn new meditations to cope with stress. Presented by UI Wellness.

Taking Care: Tips & Tricks to Feel Well

Join Student Wellness and learn about ways to incorporate positive health behaviors in to your daily routine. 

What is Student Disability Services (SDS)?

In this workshop you will learn more about SDS and what we do.  You will learn about different types of disabilities; the application process; common accommodations; our academic support programs; and how we may be able to help you.

Money Management: Budgeting and Financial Aid

This session will provide you with tools to begin budgeting as a college student and plan for future expenses. We will also cover basics of financial aid how to navigate the financial aid process. Presented by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Chronological Order of Workshops

Workshops are listed in the order they will be presented below – add them to your calendar today!

The Zoom link for the virtual sessions is provided in the registration confirmation. You can also sign into the virtual sessions here: Sign-in Here.

  • Fri, Feb 3, 12:30-1:20pm in 3124 SC. Taking Care: Tips & Tricks to Feel Well (register here)
  • Wed, Feb 8, 2:30-3:20pm in 3124 SC. So Much to Do, So Little Time: Time Management Strategies for Academic Success (register here)
  • Tues, Feb 14, 11:00-11:50am in 3124 SC. Bouncing Back in Times of Stress: Resiliency (register here)
  • Wed, Feb 15, 5:30-6:20pm in 4030 SC. Mindfulness 101 (register here)
  • Mon, Feb 20, 3:30-4:20pm in 3124 SC. So Much to Do, So Little Time: Time Management Strategies for Academic Success (register here)
  • Tues, Feb 21, 9:30-10:20am in 3124 SC. What is Student Disability Services (SDS)? (register here)
  • Fri, Feb 24, 2:30-3:20pm in 3124 SC. Reflect on Your Learning: Refine Your Study Strategies Now (register here)
  • Mon, Feb 27, 12:30-1:20pm via Zoom. Seeking Support (register here)
  • Thurs, March 2, 5:00-5:50pm in 4030 SC. Bouncing Back in Times of Stress: Resiliency (register here)
  • Mon, March 6, 3:30-4:20pm in 3124 SC. Money Management: Budgeting and Financial Aid. (register here)
  • Tues, March 7, 5:00-5:50pm in 3321. Taking Care: Tips & Tricks to Feel Well (register here)
  • Wed, March 8, 2:30-3:20pm in 3124 SC. Managing Distress (register here)
  • Tues, March 21, 3:30-4:20pm in 3124 SC. Reflect on Your Learning: Refine Your Study Strategies Now (register here)
  • Wed, March 22, 3:30-4:20pm via ZoomWhat is Student Disability Services (SDS)? (register here)
  • Tues, March 28, 12:30-1:20pm in 3124 SC. Mindfulness 101 (register here)
  • Thurs, March 30, 5:00-5:50pm via ZoomManaging Distress (register here)
  • Tues, April 4, 1:00-1:50pm in 3124 SC. Money Management: Budgeting and Financial Aid. (register here)
  • Wed, April 5, 3:30-4:20pm in 3124 SC. Seeking Support (register here)