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Learning Center Workshops | LNAP: Long Night Against Procrastination | ADHD/LD Workshops and Groups | STEM Workshops and Coaching Groups | Academic Coaching Groups | Test Prep | Graduate Student Coaching Groups and Workshops

Learning Center Workshops

Semester Kickoff – 8/23 @4:30-6:30 p.m./SASB North 0127

Start off your semester wisely with our Semester Kickoff! Outline semester goals, create a balanced weekly routine, and complete a semester planner. Register for Semester Kickoff.

Writing Application Essays Workshop – 8/25 @4:00/UL124

Application essays can be challenging—the stakes are high and writing about yourself can feel uncomfortable. In this workshop we’ll discuss reader expectations and how to make a great impression. Register for Writing Application Essays Workshop.

Reading Effectively, Retaining More Workshop – 9/13 @3:30 /UL124

From text messages to textbooks, we spend much of our day reading. But how much time do we spend thinking about our approach to reading? In this workshop, you’ll learn strategies you can use before, during, and after reading to help you get through your reading more quickly and retain more of what you read. Register for Reading Effectively, Retaining More Workshop.

Time Management—Own Your Calendar Workshop – 10/5 @4:00/UL124

Want to be sure you’re making the most of your time each week? In this workshop, we’ll discuss the best ways to structure your study time, make the most of your free time, and create accountability to help you meet your time management goals. Register for Time Management—Own Your Calendar Workshop.

Study Smarter: Metacognition and Bloom’s Taxonomy Workshop – 10/13 @3:30/UL124

All of us want to learn more in less time, but not all study strategies are equally effective. In this workshop we’ll discuss evidence-based learning strategies to help you become an efficient learner and master the material. Register for Study Smarter: Metacognition and Bloom’s Taxonomy Workshop.

Bullet Journaling Workshop – 11/2 @3:30/UL124

Are you new to bullet journaling or a #buju pro? Come learn how bullet journaling can help you organize your thoughts, keep track of tasks, and establish good habits. Bring your own bullet journal or use one of our DIY ones! Register for Bullet Journaling Workshop.

Make a Plan for Finals Workshop – 11/29 @4:00/ UL124

Finals week can be a busy and stressful time, but a solid plan can help you be more efficient and bring you peace of mind. Bring your finals schedule to this workshop, where we’ll share evidence-based learning strategies and help you create a finals study plan that will give you the best chance for success on your exams. Register for Make a Plan for Finals Workshop.

Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP)

LNAP (Long Night Against Procrastination) – 4/6 @7-10PM in SASB North 0127 or UL 124.

Join this shared study space to gather together with other students to work on any assignments you have been putting off. Set goals and have accountability. Drop-in or stay the whole time. Coaches and librarians will be available to help! Two locations to choose from, SASB North or the UL.

Details about next LNAP coming soon!

ADHD/LD Workshops and Groups

ADHD, Me and UNC

ADHD, Me and UNC is a monthly event to learn more about navigating college with ADHD.

Register for ADHD, Me and UNC Social – 8/30 @4-5 PM/SASB North 0204

Register for ADHD, Me and UNC Social – 9/13 @4-5 PM/SASB North 0204

Register for ADHD, Me and UNC Social – 10/11 @4-5 PM/SASB North 0204

Register for ADHD, Me and UNC Social – 11/8 @4-5 PM/SASB North 0204

ADHD/LD Peer Connect Group – Tuesdays @4 p.m./SASB North 2115

Join other peers with ADHD/LD where you can exchange ideas, support each other, and learn strategies that promote academic success. Questions? Contact Lara Edwards at laraee@unc.edu. Register for ADHD/LD Peer Connect Group.

Academic Coaching Groups

Details about Fall 2022 Academic Coaching Groups coming soon!

STEM Workshops and Coaching Groups

Math for Physics 119 Workshops

These workshops will cover topics including, but not limited to, integration, Gauss’s Law, Ampere’s Law, Biot-Savart Law, vector cross products, probability, and 1-D quantum mechanics.

Contact Math Specialist Jackie Stone, jacsto@email.unc.edu, with questions.

BioCell, CHEMpossible, Math Plus, and Vectorious

Join our Biology, Chemistry, Math, and Physics learning groups on Sakai to get online support.

  • BioCell for BIOL 101
  • Math Plus Math 130
  • Math Plus Math 231
  • CHEMpossible for CHEM 101
  • CHEMpossible for CHEM 102
  • Vectorious for Physics 114
  • Vectorious for Physics 115

The Princeton Review GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT Test Prep Courses

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. Learn more about test preparation opportunities.

Graduate Student Coaching Groups and Workshops

Dissertation Coaching Group /Zoom
Join this coaching group if you are a PhD student working on your dissertation. You’ll collaborate with your peers and an academic coach to set clear and achievable weekly goals, and share strategies to stay productive. (Registration currently closed.)