October Academic Success Month

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October Advising Sessions

Resources for Academic Success:


Event List:

Event Name


Date, Location, & Time

Study Skills Explore different studying tools. Please register before attending the event. 

Oct. 3, SWC 375/377, 11pm - 12:15pm

Oct 4, SWC 122A, 2pm - 3:15pm

SSC Open House The Student Services Center (SSC) is celebrating our Spartans by hosting our sixth annual Open House. Come enjoy refreshments, meet the staff and learn more about how we serve over 120,000 students and prospective students each year. Oct. 5, Student Services Center, 2pm - 4pm
Study Smarter, Not Harder: Study Strategies  Good study habits are the right habits to keep as college students. Come to this workshop to learn more about the best way you should be studying for your classes. Mentors will also share their individual tips and techniques on how they study for their classes.  Oct. 5, SSC 603, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Test Taking Tips  This workshop provides tips and strategies to help you feel prepared for college tests. From the differences between high school and college tests, to the techniques we offer to be successful at test taking, we'll emphasize the little things that matter in your preparation and ability to take tests. Oct. 10, SSC 603, 12pm - 1pm 
Managing Time in College

A workshop on how to keep up with managing your time in college. Planning out homework, work, sleep, and other activities ahead of time.

Prework: Please bring printed versions of the syllabus for all of your classes. Write one paragraph of how well you think you are currently managing your time.

 Oct. 10, HGH 255, 4pm - 5:15pm
Goal Setting Create short and long term goals towards being more productive. Please register before attending the event.   Oct. 12, SWC 122A, 2pm - 3:15pm
Ask an Advisor Come by tabling at the 7th street plaza to get all of your advising questions answered! Click here for more details.  Oct. 16-19, 7th street plaza, 11am - 3pm
Overcoming Procrastination Identify why and how you procrastinate and how to create better habits. Please register before attending the event.  Oct. 17, SWC 122A, 12pm - 1pm 
Suppress the Stress: Stress Management  There is no doubt that college students have a lot on their plate, with classes, working, and social life. You will learn what stress looks like for you. With a better understanding of your own stress, you can learn coping techniques and take control.  We will guide you to draw your own bridge between ‘stressed’ and ‘relaxed.’  Oct. 18, SSC 601, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
There's No 'I' in 'Team': Working in Groups Most college students despise working in groups, and groan at the word “group project.” However, learning to efficiently work in groups is a valuable life skill because most jobs require us to work with other people. In this workshop, you will recognize the benefits to productively working with a group, while learning strategies on how to work as a team to achieve everybody’s end goal.  Oct. 23, SSC 601, 3pm - 4pm 
Motivational Mondays Old habits die hard? Not until you’ve mastered the ‘Habit Loop’. Based on the bestseller by Charles Duhigg, this workshop will empower you to develop positive habits and stay motivated not only on a Monday but on everyday of a busy semester. Learn small habits that will go a long way to help you succeed and stay organized. Please register before attending the event.  Oct. 23, SWC 122A, 2pm - 3:15pm
Advising BBQ: Advising Connections/Spartan Up Come by for some fun in the sun and BBQ! Advisors will be on hand to answer your questions and make sure you are set for spring registration. Click here for more information.  Oct 25, BBQ Pits by AS House, 10am - 2pm
Scholar for the Dollar: Applying for Scholarships Come and join us in this workshop that presents a step-by-step master plan on how to apply for scholarships. You will learn tips and tricks that can potentially assist you in receiving a scholarship. A list of scholarships and resources will be provided at the end of the workshop.  Oct. 26, SSC 603, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Drop in Advising in Housing Advising is coming to you! Advising sessions will be offered in the Campus Village 2 multi-purpose room. Oct. 30, CV2 Multi-Purpose Room, 5:30pm - 7pm