Center for Academic Success Spring Programs

Right Start

(New! Open to all students interested in committing to starting “strong” this spring)

This three-week coaching workshop series allows a small group of students to meet with a professional once each week in the early portion of the semester.  These coaching workshops will introduce students to key concepts that should be utilized and refined early in the semester – Goal Setting, Time Management (includes providing tools and forms to help structure the process as well as discussions about sleep, nutrition and stress management), the PLRS study system, utilizing academic resources (including professor office hours) and brain based learning concepts.  What is special is the way these workshops are conducted and combined.  Students will have to register for this series in advance and must commit to attending all three workshops.

The workshops will be interactive and will try to establish accountability within the “team.”  As a follow-up to the workshops, each student will be scheduled to meet with an academic coach for a personal academic consultation which includes an activity log that will help determine how well students are keeping up with the plans made during the series.  Students will be required to meet with the coach at least two times during the reminder of the semester.  Students can register for either series on the CAS website (

Dates:  Series I: Wednesdays 2:00 – 3:00 Jan. 18th, 25th & Feb. 1st    OR    Series 2: Thursdays 11:05 – 11:55  Feb. 2nd, 9th & 16th



Reboot is an academic success program for students who are not meeting their own academic expectations.  This is a voluntary, non-credit program that includes both a weekly seminar-style group session and opportunities to work individually with Center for Academic Success staff.  Cohort members also gain access to additional academic support services including tutoring, workshops, academic coaching, PLUS sessions, and study hours.

Topics covered include:

  • Developing strategies for managing your time and overcoming procrastination
  • Setting and achieving academic goals
  • Test taking skills
  • Connecting with academic support and campus resources (including your instructors)
  • How to study smarter

Spring 2017 Reboot 1 will be held Thursdays, January19th – February 23rd; 11:05am – 11:55am, Location TBD

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