Workshops & Events

Academic & Learning Resources provides a variety of presentations and academic events for students throughout the year. Below are the upcoming workshops and events for the Fall 2021 Semester:

Calendar of Events: Fall 2021 Semester

Event Date Time (CST) Location Lead
Semester Planning Party Sunday, August 29 5:30 pm Spence Wilson  Peer Academic Coaches 
Lunch and Learn 
Academic Success Tool Kit
Tuesday, Aug. 31 11:15 am  Barret 051 Jennifer Soler-Rodriguez

Lunch and Learn 
Study Smarter, Not Harder

Tuesday, Aug. 31 12:30 pm  Barret 051 Melissa Campbell

Lunch and Learn 
Manage Your Time, Manage Your Life

Tuesday, Sept. 7 11:15 am & 12:30 pm Barret 051 Peer Academic Coaches
Lunch and Learn
In Your Own Words: Writing with Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism
Tuesday, Sept. 14 11:15 pm Barret 051 Rebecca Finlayson

Lunch and Learn 
Research Tools & Tips

Tuesday, Sept.14 12:30 pm Barret 051 Felicia Knox
Sports and Academic Success Tuesday, Sept. 14 7:30 pm Barret 051 Peer Academic Coaches
Transitioning to College: Managing Your Feelings of Homesickness Thursday, Sept 23 4:00 pm  Frazier-Jelke B Counseling Center Staff

Lunch and Learn
Strategies for Handling Midterms

Tuesday, Oct. 5 12:15 pm TBD Peer Academic Coaches
Finish Your Tree TBD   TBD Peer Academic Coaches
Finals Prep Tuesday, Nov 30 5:30pm TBD Peer Academic Coaches 
The Write-In & Finals Takedown Sunday, December 5   Barret 051 Writing Fellows, Peer Tutors and Peer Academic Coaches 

Note: Workshops and Events time, date and/or location may be subject to change based on event demand, room availability, campus closures or other circumstances that may warrant a change in the events calendar.


In addition to our regularly scheduled events,  the office staff and peer coaches can deliver a presentation for your student group. Please make your presentation request at least two weeks before your event.

Presentations for Student Groups

  • Mapping Your Semester Map out your semester from the very start to have a more balanced, successful semester. 
  • Time and Procrastination Learn how to manage time effectively and stop procrastinating.
  • Got Motivation? Increase your drive and conquer your goals this semester.
  • The Power of Habit Better understand your habits and thinking patterns and change that bad habit to a more productive one.
  •  Life after Midterms 3 strategies to help you take control of your semester.
  •  Preparing for Finals This workshop covers time management, productivity, and handling stress during final exams. 
  •  Other topics are available upon request.