Learning Assistance Service

Workshops

The Learning Assistance Service offers the Academic Success Workshop series to help students become successful, active learners. Topics include:

  • Time Management
  • Exam Preparation and Anxiety
  • Effective Studying
  • Math Learning
  • Midterm and Final Exam Preparation

LAS workshops are FREE for UMD students and no advance registration is required. Most workshops are held in the Shoemaker Building or online.

Request A Workshop

LAS can provide workshops for your class, organization, or department. Visit the Request A Workshop/Tabling Event page for more information.

Fall 2016 Academic Success Workshops

Schedule Crunch
Tuesday, September 13
4:15 – 5:15 PM
0229 Lefrak Hall

Munch some snacks while you crunch your semester schedule into a one page calendar!

10 Tips for Academic Success
Tuesday, September 20
4:15 – 5:15 PM
2202 Shoemaker

Learn the ten tips that successful students use to get the grades they want in college.

Exams: From Beginning to End
Wednesday, September 21
4:15 – 5:15 PM
2202 Shoemaker

Enhance your exam skill strategies to improve your performance on tests.

Manage the Time in Your Life
Wednesday, October 5
4:15 – 5:15 PM
2202 Shoemaker

Take control of the way you spend your 168 hours each week!

ABCs of Math Success
Monday, October 17
4:15 – 5:15 PM
2202 Shoemaker

Learn how to be more confident in your math classes by studying smarter, not harder.

Exams: From Beginning to End
Wednesday, October 19
4:15 – 5:15 PM
2202 Shoemaker

Enhance your exam skill strategies to improve your performance on tests.

Writing Your First College Paper
Wednesday, October 26
4:00 – 5:00 PM
2202 Shoemaker

Are you feeling overwhelmed at the thought of writing your first paper? This workshop will discuss the writing process and how to tackle your first college paper.

#Mindset
Wednesday, October 26
4:15 – 5:15 PM
2202 Shoemaker

Discover how your mindset (mental attitude) influences academic success.

Tips for Maximizing the Time in Your Life
Tuesday, November 1
4:15 – 5:15 PM
2202 Shoemaker

Take control of the way you spend your 168 hours each week!

Break the Perfectionism - Procrastination Cycle
Wednesday, November 2
4:15 – 5:15 PM
2202 Shoemaker

Learn tips for overcoming procrastination triggered by perfectionism.

Save Your Semester
Wednesday, November 30
4:15 – 5:15 PM
2202 Shoemaker

Organize the remaining weeks of your semester to prepare for finals.

T³ for Math: Tackling The Test
Monday, December 5
4:15 – 5:15 PM
2202 Shoemaker

Take charge of your math exams! Develop a game plan to prepare effectively for your tests.

Finals: Stress Less
Wednesday, December 7
4:15 – 5:15 PM
2202 Shoemaker

Learn strategies to minimize stress and maximize success for finals!


No advance registration is required. To join the workshop, please visit the LAS workshops website.

10 Tips for Academic Success
Tuesday, September 20
12:00 – 1:00 PM

Learn the ten tips that successful students use to get the grades they want in college.
» Join the online workshop

ABCs of Math Success
Monday, October 17
12:00 – 1:00 PM

Learn how to be more confident in your math classes by studying smarter, not harder.
» Join the online workshop

Exams: From Beginning to End
Tuesday, November 8
12:00 – 1:00 PM

Enhance your exam skill strategies to improve your performance on tests.
» Join the online workshop