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.

The Fall 2022 workshop schedule is below. Check back throughout the semester as new workshops will be added as available.  

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.

 

Wednesday, September 7 – 2:30 - 3:20 PM – 3612 SC - Register here for this session!

Wednesday, September 21 – 11:30 - 12:20 PM – 3612 SC - Register here for this session!

 

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.

 

Tuesday, September 13 – 9:30 - 10:20 AM – 3612 SC - Register here for this session!

Thursday, September 29 – 5:30 - 6:20 PM – 3315 SC - Register here for this session!

 

Learning How to Learn: Tips for Successful Students

To become a successful student you need to be a strategic and effective learner. In this presentation we will share evidence-based strategies from cognitive science to help you approach your classes with confidence. Presented by Learning@Iowa. 

 

Tuesday, September 20 - 5:00pm - 5:50 pm - 3315 SC - Register here for this session!

Reflecting on Your Learning: Next Steps to Finishing Strong

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 complete the semester successfully. Presented by Learning@Iowa.

 

Monday, October 17 - 3:30pm - 4:20pm - 3612 SC - Register here for this session!

Tuesday, November 1 - 5:00pm - 5:50pm - 3315 SC - Register here for this session!

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. 

 

Wednesday, September 28 - 5:00-5:50pm - Zoom - Register here for this session! 

Thursday, October 13 - 1:00-1:50pm - 3612 SC - Register here for this session!

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.

 

Thursday, October 6 - 12:30pm-1:20pm - 3612 SC - Register here for this session!

Wednesday, October 19 -5:00pm-5:50pm - Zoom - Register here for this session!

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.

 

Tuesday, October 4 - 12:30pm-1:20pm - 3612 SC - Register here for this session!

Wednesday, October 26 - 5:00pm-5:50pm - 3315 SC - Register here for this session!

Taking Care: Tips & Tricks to Feel Well

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

 

Tuesday, October 11 - 12:30pm - 1:20pm - 3612 SC - Register here for this session!

Wednesday, November 2 - 5:00pm - 5:50pm - 3315 SC - Register here for this session!

Chronological Order of Workshops

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

  • Wednesday, September 7 – 2:30 - 3:20 PM – 3612 SC - Time Management (Register here!)
  • Tuesday, September 13 – 9:30 - 10:20 AM – 3612 SC - Resiliency (Register here!)
  • Tuesday, September 20 5:00 - 5:50PM- 3315 SC - Learning How to Learn (Register here!)
  • Wednesday, September 21 – 11:30 - 12:20 PM – 3612 SC - Time Management (Register here!)
  • Wednesday, September 28 5:00 - 6:00PM - Zoom - Seeking Support (Register here!)
  • Thursday, September 29 – 5:30 - 6:20 PM – 3315 SC - Resiliency (Register here!)
  • Tuesday, October 4 – 12:30-1:20PM – 3612 SC - Mindfulness 101 (Register here!)
  • Thursday, October 6 12:30 - 1:20PM – 3612 SC - Managing Distress (Register here!)
  • Tuesday, October 11 – 12:30 - 1:20PM – 3612 SC - Taking Care (Register here!)
  • Thursday, October 13 – 1:00 - 1:50PM – 3612 SC - Seeking Support (Register here!)
  • Monday, October 17 – 3:30 - 4:20PM – 3612 SC - Reflecting on Your Learning (Register here!)
  • Wednesday, October 19 – 5:00 - 5:50PM – Zoom - Managing Distress (Register here!)
  • Wednesday, October 26  5:00 - 5:50PM  3315 SC - Mindfulness 101 (Register here!)
  • Tuesday, November 1 – 5:00 - 5:50PM – 3315 SC - Reflecting on Your Learning (Register here!)

  • Wednesday, November 2 – 5:00 - 5:50PM – 3315 SC - Taking Care (Register here!)

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.