Workshop Description
All that St. Louis Has to Offer Join us to learn about some of the unique offerings of St. Louis! Whether you are brand new to the area or have lived here your entire life, you can find out a cool place to check out!
Avoiding Burnout Let's talk about burnout so that we can try to avoid it as you are nearing the middle of the semester. Learn ways to manage your responsibilities so that you can accomplish your goals.
Book Club - Introduction Are you interested in a Book Club? Join us for some fun reading - loaned books from the library provided!
Book Club Continue meeting for Book Club to grow with others through your reading.
Boundaries and Healthy Relationships Join us to learn how setting boundaries can affect your friendships and relationships. Learn about healthy relationships and what some red flags may be. Presented in partnership with Counseling Services.
Building Better Habits Do you struggle with creating new habits or staying with them once you've set them? Join us to find ways to build habits and help yourself stick to them.
Career Competencies Have you ever wondered what employers are looking for in potential candidates? This workshop will help you use your college experiences to develop career competencies. Presented in partnership with Career Services.
Coping Skills & Handling Stress Stress can be a lot to handle - whether that is work, school, family, or relationships. Figuring out coping skills that work best for you can help you manage your stress!
Coping with Grief Have you lost someone recently? Are you feeling sad or lost? Let's chat about grief and find some ways to cope with this difficult time. Presented in partnership with UMSL Counseling.
Counseling Services Come learn about the importance of your mental health and how to take steps toward self-care. Presented in partnership with Counseling Services.
Dr. Matt Taylor: Faculty Perspective on Preparing for Upper-level Classes Are you wondering how to prepare for your upper-level classes? Do you want to learn some tricks and good habits to start working on now? Are you not sure learning and education will continue to evolve post-pandemic? Join us for a session with Dr. Matt Taylor to gain some great insight for your continued success!
Effective Note Taking Are you finding your lectures hard to follow? Effective note-taking skills may be the answer! Join us for this interactive learning event that will cover different ways for you to engage in the lecture experience via note-taking.
[Financial Literacy Series] Credit Cards & Insurance Do you need an introductory course in managing your credit and learning about insurance or risk management? Come join us to learn the basics! Presented in partnership with UMSL Finance.
[Financial Literacy Series] Investment & Retirement Planning Are you interested in learning about the basics for investing and planning for retirement? If you are, please join us! Presented in partnership with UMSL Finance.
[Financial Literacy Series] Legal Documents to Protect Yourself & Your Family Do you want to know more about Power of Attorneys, Wills and Living Wills? Please join us to learn more about legal documents for you and your family. Presented in partnership with UMSL Finance.
[Financial Literacy Series] Money Management & Budgeting Do you know how to budget your money? Are you wanting to save your money for a big purchase? Come learn about budgeting and money management skills. Presented in partnership with UMSL Finance.
Frosty Friday Join us for a tasty dessert to wrap up your week!
Goal Setting: Short-Term & Long-Term Join us as we learn about the importance of goal-setting and the science behind setting and achieving goals.
Group Interviewing Join us for this interactive and informative workshop where you can practice and hone your interviewing skills in a fun and supportive environment.
Growth Mindset Intelligence is not fixed. You can develop your abilities through hard work and determination! You will learn about growth mindset principles and ways to actualize your academic success plan.
How to Use Library Services Join us as we learn more about the great resources found within the UMSL Libraries. Presented in partnership with UMSL Libraries.
Interviewing Skills with Career Services Come and learn about behaviors necessary to be successful in preparing for an interview! Presented in partnership with Career Services.
Learning How to Learn Have you struggled to remember course material, even after hours of reading and studying? Through a combination of brief bits of information delivery and fast-paced activities, you will gain knowledge about current research into learning and memory, and leave with a specific plan to improve your study skills.
Managing Anxiety Are you feeling anxious? Do worry a lot? Join us for a workshop to learn how to manage your anxiety and learn some coping techniques. Presented in partnership with Melissa Douglass, UMSL alum.
Managing your Health Come learn about health care options provided to you! Presented in partnership with the UMSL Health Services Department.
Mistakes are Okay: Mindset Matters Join us as we learn how to manage setbacks and focus on personal and professional development … mistakes and all!
Networking & Elevator Speeches Come practice your networking skills and elevator speeches with your peers. This interactive workshop allows you space to work on your skills in a safe environment.
Organization & Time Management Begin your semester by developing a time management plan. We’ll explore time management tools and tips for organization and effective planning.
Professional Panel Interested in learning how to navigate your career after college? Come join us and connect with professional leaders from the St. Louis Community to learn tips and strategies for a successful career.
Resume Workshop Is a job hunt in your future? Join us as we discuss tips for creating a resume based on the experience you already have!
[Safety Series] Get to Know Your UMSL PD Come and meet your UMSL Police Department. Bring your questions, concerns and thoughts to share! Presented in partnership with the UMSL Police Department.
[Safety Series] Know Your Rights Come and review rights you may not know you have. Presented in partnership with the UMSL Police Department.
[Safety Series] Safety Tips/Q&A How can you have fun, but be safe at the same time? Join us to discover valuable safety tips! Presented in partnership with the UMSL Police Department.
[Safety Series] Self-Defense Come learn some basic self-defense from our UMSL Police Department!
Self-care Strategies What is self-care? Join us to find out the answers to this question, and more!
Social Skills: Making Friends & Building Relationships Join us to talk about social skills! The pandemic was hard for building friendships. Let's make new friends and build some new relationships!
Starting the Semester & Using Canvas We want to help you start the semester right! Stop by to ask questions or learn more about the Canvas platform.
Stress Reduction through Mindfulness We all have the capacity to experience well-being, strength, and confidence, even in the face of stress, pain, or illness. In order to enhance that capacity, you will be introduced to the power of mindfulness, the practice of meeting each moment with an open heart and mind.
Study Skills Bootcamp Do you feel like your study habits are sub-par? Whip them into shape with our Study Skills Bootcamp, a workshop dedicated to helping you improve your study habits.
Test Prep Stressed about exams? Learn strategies for acing every type of exam, from multiple choice exams to short answer and essay exams. You will also gain experience developing a test day strategy and making a study plan.
Time Management - Half Time Does it seem as if the first half of the semester has flown by and you didn’t even realize it? Don’t worry, you can learn how to successfully maximize your time for optimum success for the second half of the semester.
Time Management - Final Countdown You’re in the final stretch of the semester. Make the most of each day to finish strong! This workshop will help you learn how to successfully maximize and prioritize your time for optimum success.
[TRIO Series] Active Reading Strategies Are you overwhelmed with your class readings or tired of feeling like you don’t remember what you just read? Attend this workshop and learn strategies for becoming a more intentional and effective reader. Please bring one textbook or reading to practice with.
[TRIO Series] Build Your Resume Is a job hunt in your future? Join us as we discuss tips for creating a resume based on the experience you already have! Presented in partnership with Career Services.
[TRIO Series] Effective Note Taking Are you finding your lectures hard to follow? Effective note-taking skills may be the answer! Join us for this interactive learning event that will cover different ways for you to engage in the lecture experience via note-taking.
[TRIO Series] Jump Start Your Career: Interview & Professional Skills Come and learn about behaviors necessary to be successful in preparing for an interview! Presented in partnership with Career Services.
[TRIO Series] Mental Health Matters Come learn about the importance of your mental health and how to take steps toward self-care. Presented in partnership with Counseling Services.
[TRIO Series] Money Management & Budgeting Do you know how to budget your money? Are you wanting to save your money for a big purchase? Come learn about budgeting and money management skills. Presented in partnership with UMSL Finance.
[TRIO Series] Scholarship Search & Opportunities This workshop will provide resources and strategies to assist you in locating scholarships to finance the remainder of your college education. Presented in partnership with UMSL Financial Aid.
[TRIO Series] Test Prep & Study Skills Do you feel like you aren't maximizing your study sessions? Get the most out of your studying in this workshop dedicated to building your study skills.
[TRIO Series] Things I Wish I Would Have Known You have made it through the first couple of weeks of school. It is not too late to learn things you wish you would have known. Take these tips and advice with you until you graduate!
[TRIO Series] Time Management Does it seem like the first half of the semester has flown by and you didn't even realize it? Don't worry, you can learn how to successfully maximize your time for optimum success for the second half of the semester.
Tutoring Resources Do you need or want to more about the tutoring options at UMSL? Here you can get all the information about working with our tutors!