Check out our great hour-long workshops this semester. Click a topic to register or to find out more about how our workshops can help you optimize your academic experience!
|Sept 1: Study Smarter, Not Harder
Sept 7: Time Management: Own Your Calendar
Sept 12: Stop Procrastinating Now!
Sept 14: Preparing for Tests
Sept 20: Tame your Technology and FOCUS
Sept 21: Speed Reading
Sept 26: Reading Textbooks Effectively
Sept 28: Study Smarter, Not Harder
Sept 29: The Power of Habits
|Oct 4: Time Management: Own Your Calendar
Oct 6: Preparing for Tests
Oct 11: Use Fall Break to Your Advantage
Oct 25: Stop Procrastinating Now!
Oct 26: Tame your Technology and FOCUS
Nov 1: Motivation
Nov 2: Reading Journal Articles Effectively
Nov 7: Speed Reading
Nov 8: Study Smarter, Not Harder
Nov 16: Use Thanksgiving Break to Your Advantage: Prep for Finals!
To receive early notice of future workshops, please join our notification list. Individualized help is also available by appointment.
The 15th Annual Timothy B. & Jane A. Burnett Seminar: “Ask the Expert Brunch.”
Meet Dr. Patricia Quinn, a leading expert on college students with ADHD/LD on Friday, November 18th from 9:30-10:30. Join her in this intimate setting where you can ask your top questions and enjoy breakfast, too! We’ll be meeting in The Writing Center, in the basement of SASB North. Register here.
Questions? Contact Theresa Maitland: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finish Strong Coaching Group
Want a great academic finish to the semester? Join the Learning Center’s Finish Strong Academic Coaching Group! Set goals. Create action plans. Get support and accountability from fellow students and Learning Center staff. Achieve your academic goals and dreams! For Carolina undergraduates from First Years to Seniors.
Attend four coaching group meetings and win a free Learning Center t-shirt! Register here:
Questions: Contact Marc Howlett: email@example.com
This four-part seminar series will help you learn more about the growth mindset and how it can benefit women in STEM. It will also give you the opportunity to network with other STEM students and female STEM professors. Starts October 28th. More info and registration here.
Questions? Contact Jackie Stone: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Success at Carolina for Students with ADHD/LD
This six-week coaching group is for undergraduates who have, or think they have, ADHD and/or learning differences (LD). In this confidential setting, group members will help each other learn ways to work with challenges caused by ADHD/LD and to leverage these differences as gifts. The Learning Center’s Coaching Model will be used at each session to allow students set specific goals and develop action plans. The group and its members will provide support and non-judgmental accountability to increase follow-through and to learn from both successes and setbacks. For full-time undergraduates only. Register here:
When: 1:00-2:00 pm Tuesdays. Nov. 1st through Dec.6.
Where: Suite 2019 SASB North. Prizes and snack at each meeting. T-Shirts for those who attend 4 out of 6 meetings.
Questions? Email Theresa Maitland at email@example.com
Groups will focus on the current content from lecture and establish productive and efficient study skills for the course.We will discuss and apply test taking strategies, tools for reading efficiency, and active learning techniques throughout the semester.
Contact Robin Blanton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All sections: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm, 0118 SASB North (register here)
Groups will focus on current course content while modeling effective and efficient study skills. Throughout the semester, we will discuss test-taking strategies, apply problem-solving skills, and practice active learning techniques specific to chemistry. Students are encouraged to bring questions about course content and best learning practices.
Questions? Contact Ashton Bartley at email@example.com.
Groups will focus on current content from each course and will help students establish productive and efficient study skills. We will discuss and apply problem-solving skills, test prep strategies and active learning techniques throughout the semester. Students are encouraged to bring questions about course content and best learning practices.
Questions? Contact Jackie Stone at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Learning Center is partnering with The Princeton Review to offer test prep courses for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT at a savings of up to $600 for UNC students, alumni and employees. The Princeton Review also offers free local test prep events.
We invite Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) students to participate in a workshop series that will introduce them to tools for success in STEM. Pizza and drinks will be provided! Attend all five workshops to earn a certificate of completion!
Time Management – Monday, September 12th, 5-7pm, Peabody 002
Professor Meet n’ Greet – Monday, September 19th, 5-7pm, Peabody 217
Study Skills – Monday, September 26th, 5-7pm, Peabody 002
Peer Coaching – Monday, October 3rd, 5-7pm, Peabody 002
Test Day Game Plan – Monday, October 10th, 5-7pm, Peabody 002
More info and registration here.
Would you like to request a Learning Center program for your organization? Click here for our Learning Center Program Request Form.