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.

Spring 2017 Academic Success Workshops

Schedule Crunch
Monday, February 13
12 noon – 2:00 p.m.
6101 McKeldin Library

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

Exams: From Beginning to End
Wednesday, February 15
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
2202 Shoemaker

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

Pop-up in the Stamp
Monday, February 20 and Monday, April 24
12 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Stamp Ground Floor

Pop in for some time management tools and tips.

10 Tips for Academic Success
Tuesday, February 21
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
2202 Shoemaker

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

Break the Perfectionism- Procrastination Cycle
Wednesday, February 22
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
2202 Shoemaker

Learn tips for overcoming procrastination triggered by perfectionism.

Midterm Power
Wednesday, March 1
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Stamp - Prince George’s Room

Put on your cape, fly-in, and discover how to power through your midterms like a super-student!

ABCs of Math Success
Monday, March 6
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
2202 Shoemaker

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

So You Think You Can Think?
Wednesday, March 8
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
2202 Shoemaker

Think critically to meet professors’ expectations: learn to apply, analyze, and evaluate course content to create deep levels of learning.

Write Right
Monday, March 13
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
2202 Shoemaker

Learn useful tips on how to make the writing process less stressful.

Tips for Maximizing the Time in Your Life
Tuesday, March 28
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
2202 Shoemaker

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

T³ for Math: Tackling The Test
Monday, April 3
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
2202 Shoemaker

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

#Mindset
Wednesday, April 5
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
2202 Shoemaker

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

Pop-up in the Stamp
Monday, April 24
12 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Stamp Ground Floor

Pop in for some time management tools and tips.

Save Your Semester
Wednesday, April 26
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
2202 Shoemaker

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

Finals: Stress Less
Wednesday, May 3
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Learn strategies to minimize stress and maximize success for finals!

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