When is the Next Workshop?

View the Spring 2020 list below or check the events calendar for Student Workshops at the Merced Main Campus and Los Banos Campus.

Student Success Workshops are FREE & Walk-ins are Welcome!

All Student Success Workshops are free and students are welcome to attend on a drop-in basis.  Come join us! Our workshops are held in Study Central, in the Student Union Building, Room #140.  Feel free to bring a drink or snack with you to the workshop. Please contact the Student Success Office should you have any questions (209) 384-6177.

Videos of Student Success Workshops

Recordings of workshop videos are available to students on the MC Portal (sign-in required).

Spring 2020 Workshop List

WORKSHOP TITLE DATE DAY/TIME FACILITATOR
How to Use Canvas for Online Courses Jan. 16, 2020 Thursday 2:00-3:00 pm Jon Stocker
Opportunities to Connect with MC Campus Life Jan. 22, 2020 Wednesday 2:00-3:00 pm Shannon Gragg
How to Become Money Wise Jan. 23, 2020 Thursday 2:00-3:00 pm Mike Jones (EECU)
How to be Successful in STEM Courses Jan. 28, 2020 Tuesday 2:00pm-3:00pm Dr. Brandon Tenn
Overcoming Math Anxiety Jan. 30, 2020 Thursday 2:00-3:00 pm Dr. Melody Molina
Avoiding Plagiarism Feb. 3, 2020 Monday 4:00-5:00 pm Dr. Susie Williamson
Protecting Yourself from Financial Fraud Feb. 4, 2020 Tuesday 2:00-3:00 pm Mike Jones (EECU)

Thesis vs. Topic Sentence
Feb. 5, 2020 Wednesday
2:00-3:00 pm
Lorraine Barnes

Time Management Tips and Strategies
Feb. 10, 2020 Monday
2:00-3:00 pm
Sabrina Frias
What Does Your Student Health Fee Cover? Feb. 12, 2020 Wednesday 2:00-3:00 pm Joe Serena Monique Meza
5 Step Prep: Before Writing an Essay Feb. 18, 2020 Tuesday 2:00-3:00 pm Kylie Greenwood Kaitlyn Ford
APA Formatting Guidelines Feb. 19, 2020 Wednesday 4:00-5:00 pm Dr. Susie Williamson

Study Tips for Biology Students
Feb. 24, 2020 Monday
2:00-3:00 pm
Alex Gonzalez
Mental Health Awareness and Resources Feb. 26, 2020 Wednesday 2:00-3:00 pm Joe Serena Jill Henningsgaard-Vierra
What Color is Your Major? Exploring Your True Color Personality Feb. 27, 2020 Thursday 2:00-3:00 pm Dr. Soua Lee
Strategies for Winning Scholarships
and Grant Money
Mar. 3, 2020 Tuesday
2:00-3:00 pm
Dr. Soua Lee
Allied Health Program Requirements Mar. 4, 2020 Wednesday 2:00-3:00 pm Sue Helfgott
Chicago Style Formatting Guidelines Mar. 10, 2020  Tuesday 2:00-3:00 pm Lindsay Davis
Investing for a Brighter Future Mar. 12, 2020 Thursday 2:00-3:00 pm Mike Jones (EECU)
The Ins and Outs of Budgeting Mar. 16, 2020 Monday
2:00-3:00 pm
Mary Robinson (MSEFCU)
Managing the Fear of Public Speaking Mar. 18, 2020  Wednesday 2:00-3:00 pm Jim Bonstein
Common Writing Mistakes Students Make and How to Fix Them Mar. 23, 2020 Monday 2:00-3:00 pm Susan Flatt Ethan Dickey
Reading Comprehension Strategies Mar 26th Thursday 3:30-4:30pm Pamela Huntington

MLA Formatting Guidelines
Mar. 31st Tuesday
2:00-3:00 pm
Lindsay Davis
Four Ways to Boost Your GPA Apr. 2, 2020 Thursday 2:00-3:00 pm Lacey Chavez
Understanding Credit Reports and Credit Scores Apr. 7, 2020 Tuesday 2:00-3:00 pm Mike Jones (EECU)
RN Program Application Requirements Apr. 8, 2020 Wednesday 2:00-3:00 pm Sue Helfgott

*All workshops are free and students are welcome to attend on a drop-in basis