Academic Success Resources

Academic Services offers students different methods of strengthening their academic skills.


Classroom Engagement = Need tips on how to help stay focused in a lecture and take notes that will actually make sense come test time? What exactly is active class participation and why is it important? What better way to find out then to hear from a professor herself! Join Professor Dawn Bowen in this workshop to have a discussion on what it means to actively participate in class and the benefits it brings for a successful semester!

Note Taking= Did you know there are so many ways to take notes? Learn how to effectively take notes before, after, and during lecture. Learn this skill for better memory retention.

Half way done: Mid Semester Check Up= Almost half-way through the semester AND still looking for tricks to help with academic performance. Come join us for this workshop to improve your grades in the last few weeks!

It’s that time of the year: Final Exam TIME = You’re almost there! Are you trying to decide how to juggle end of semester assignments AND study for final exams? Join us for this interactive workshop to learn techniques and hear from peers on successful ways to make it past the finish line.

Test Preparation = Want to know how to ace a test without drowning yourself in a lot of work and locking yourself up in the library? Come to this workshop to learn the most efficient and helpful ways used by most college students to be successful on your test.

Professors, Syllabi-Oh My! Learn to Navigate the Classroom = Learn to effectively communicate with your professors, interpret your syllabus, and find out what office hours are all about. Trust us, these are invaluable resources! ** Bring a syllabus from one of your courses to actively participate in this workshop. **

Test Anxiety= Have you been victimized by nervousness, dizziness and stress before/while taking an important test? Fret no more and come to this workshop presented by The Talley Center to learn techniques that will help tackle the test anxiety.

Time Management = Managing coursework, job, clubs or sports can be exhausting. This hands-on workshop will help you understand the importance of time management in college and offer insight on how to balance your busy schedule while still having time for yourself.