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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 | Past Events

Learning Center Workshops

Virtual Semester Kick-Off – Wednesday August 25th, 4-6 PM on Zoom

Want to find out how to be your academic best in 2021? Come to this workshop to set clear goals for yourself and learn strategies to help you stay on track and have your best semester yet.

Register here for Virtual Semester Kick-Off. Make sure to register using your @email.unc.edu email address.

Writing Application Essays – Tuesday August 31, 4-5 PM on Zoom

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 here for Writing Application Essays. Make sure to register using your @email.unc.edu email address.

Study Smarter—Bloom’s Taxonomy – September 9, 3:30 to 4:30 PM on Zoom

All of us want to learn more in less time, but not all study strategies are equally effective. In this workshop series we’ll discuss evidence-based learning strategies to help you become an efficient learner and master the material.

Register for Study Smarter—Bloom’s Taxonomy. Make sure to register using your @email.unc.edu email address.

Reading More Effectively, Retaining More – September 15, 4 to 5 PM on Zoom

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 here for Reading More Effectively, Retaining More. Make sure to register using your @email.unc.edu email address.

Time Management: Own Your Calendar – September 21, 5-6 PM on Zoom

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. Make sure to register using your @email.unc.edu email address.

Study Smarter—Self-Testing – September 30, 3-4 PM on Zoom

All of us want to learn more in less time, but not all study strategies are equally effective. In this workshop series, we’ll discuss evidence-based learning strategies to help you become an efficient learner and master the material.

Register for Study Smarter—Self-Testing. Make sure to register using your @email.unc.edu email address.

Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP)

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!

Details about the next LNAP coming soon!

ADHD/LD Workshops and Groups

ADHD, Me, & UNC

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

ADHD Open House – Tuesday August 24th, 4-5 PM in SASB 2115
Come join us to learn all about resources available to support college students with ADHD. Register for ADHD Open House.

Must-Have Organizational Tools –Tuesday September 14th, 4-5 PM in SASB 2115
Discover ADHD-friendly tools to help you manage your time, prioritize and take action on your tasks, and make progress on goals. Register for Must-Have Organizational Tools.

ADHD Awareness: How Much Do You Really Know? – Tuesday October 12th 4-5pm PM in SASB 2115
ADHD is more complicated than you think—especially for college students. Join us to expand your understanding about ADHD! Register for ADHD Awareness: How Much Do you Really Know?

Final Exam Prep – Tuesday November 16th 4-5 PM in SASB 2115
Finals start on December 3rd, but preparing for them ahead of time is key! Join us to start mapping out your final exam plan! Register for Final Exams Prep.

ADHD/LD Peer Connect Group – Tuesdays, Aug. 31st-Nov. 30th, 4-5 PM in SASB 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

Carolina First Years Coaching Group – Mondays at 5pm on Zoom, starting Sept. 13th

If you are a first year student at Carolina, this coaching group is for you! Join with other new Tar Heels to learn effective study and time management strategies while adjusting to campus life.

Register for Carolina First Years Coaching Group. Make sure to register using your @email.unc.edu email address.

Conquering Reading Coaching Group – Mondays at 4pm on Zoom, starting Sept. 13th

Work with your peers and an academic coach to learn and practice effective reading strategies.

Register for Conquering Reading Coaching Group. Make sure to register using your @email.unc.edu email address.

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

Academic Life Balance for Graduate Students — Tuesdays at 5pm on Zoom, starting Sept. 7th

Join this coaching group if you are a graduate student wanting to improve your work-life balance, find ways to stay motivated and accountable, and MUCH MORE.

Register for Academic Life Balance for Graduate Students. Make sure to register using your @email.unc.edu

Dissertation Coaching Group – Tuesdays at 6pm on Zoom, starting Sept. 7th

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.

Register for Dissertation Coaching Group. Make sure to register using your @email.unc.edu