Spring 2023 Workshops

Two First Year Peer Coaches leading a workshop

Student Success Workshops

Student Success Workshops are designed to provide students with strategies to enhance their academic learning. All workshops are organized, designed, and led by First Year Peer Coaches. Join us in person in the Welcome & Connect Center- Plover Hall Room 531!

No registration is necessary. 

Depending on demand and availability, we may provide a remote/online option as well via Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/7075274410).

Set-up for Success! — Syllabus & Canvas
Wednesday, January 25 — 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Welcome to the new year! Join your peers in a discussion of new semester goals, and ways to make them stick! And make sure you are set up for a successful start to your college journey. 

Syllabus: The framework for your class; lists due dates and class expectations.
Office Hours: Provides early opportunities to connect with your professor.
Canvas: Where you can access assignments and important documents.
Grades: Can see grades on Canvas—but be careful! They're not always what they seem.


Study Less and Get Better Grades!- Science of Learning

Wednesday, February 1- 12:15 to 1:00pm

Memory! Find out about the importance of short and long term memory and retention!

Learn new ways to store more information in your long term memory, and recall when needed for exams!

Resource$ for ALL THE THINGS — Resources & Financial Aid
Wednesday, February 8 — 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Campus Resources: Many departments on campus help students! EOPS, DRD, MESA, Career Hub/ Handshake(job board) and more provide services to students, like supportive accommodations and tutorial assistance.
Financial Aid: SRJC also provides robust opportunities to support your education through financial aid, of which there are many different sources to draw from!

ADULTING IS HARD— Planning & Organization
Tuesday, February 28 — 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Task Manager: Learn how to record and reference the objectives you need to complete.
Calendar: Master tracking your appointments and events.
Note-taking System: Figure out the best note-taking system for you.
Productive Mindset: Develop the best mindset for productivity and efficiency.

Time is GOLD! — Attention & Procrastination
Wednesday, March 15 — 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Motivation: Maximize motivation through a few easy adjustments!
Attention: Discover the various forms of concentration and improve your ability to focus.
Building Good Habits: Train your brain to resist temptations—especially from your phone! 


HEALTH is LIFE — Self-Care Skills
Wednesday, April 12 — 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Exercise: Increase energy levels; keeps you fit and happy; helps you sleep better!
Rest: Affects concentration, mood, and productivity.
Diet: Get the energy and nutrition you need to thrive!
Mental Health: Learn how to best manage anxiety and stress.

Is the Semester FINALly Over — Reflect & Review
Wednesday, May 10 — 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Finals are stressful, we know. Join your peers to talk about it! Together we will reflect on our triumphs and the struggles encountered during the semester.