Spring 2019 Workshop Series

All students are welcome to attend the workshops. 

If you are attending the workshops to fulfill an academic probation requirement please refer to your letter or academic advisor for instructions. Your sign-in at the workshop will be submitted to your academic advisor as proof of your attendance. 

Please arrive on time to ensure that you have a seat. Latecomers will kindly be turned away and asked to attend a workshop at a different date and time to ensure they do not miss important content. 

If you have any questions please contact Alyssa LaPatriello, Learning Specialist, at alapat@newark.rutgers.edu.


Spring 2019 Workshop Schedule and Descriptions


New Semester, New You
Monday, January 28, 2019 from 11:30am-12:30pm
Smith Hall 220

Sponsored by the Director of Academic Partnerships, Ingrid Renderos, Office of the Chancellor                                                                                  Refreshments will be served

When we begin a new semester we often hope to make improvements, however big or small, to become better students. This workshop is designed to give you the boost you need by providing you with the tips and tricks to make those resolutions a reality. This workshop will cover goal setting, prioritization, and time management. You will also have the opportunity to ask the Learning Specialist from the Rutgers Learning Center any questions you have.  Register here. 


Note Taking 101
Monday, February 4, 2019 from 11:30am-12:30pm
Smith Hall 220

From before class, to during class, to after class, this workshop provides an overview of note taking strategies. Students who attend this workshop will gain clarity on how to effectively approach note taking with research-backed tips. Register here. 


Make the Grade
Monday, February 18, 2019 from 11:30am-12:30pm
Smith Hall 220

This workshop is geared towards students interested in improving their study skills in order to make the grade. A study skills assessment will be provided and attendees will have an opportunity to score themselves in various categories, including note taking and time management. Following the assessment the presenter will equip attendees with an overview of effective study strategies. Register here. 



Treat Yourself: Tips and Tricks to Balance Work and Wellness         Workshop on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 from 2:30pm-3:50pm
Hill Hall Room 108

We often lose sight of our health during the semester. Maintaining physical, mental, and spiritual health are integral to academic success and wellness. Come learn some tips and tricks to balance your school work and wellness. 

This workshop will be presented by Zachary Curinga. Zachary recently joined Rutgers - Newark as a graduate student pursuing a Master's of Public Administration degree.  Register here. 


Put an End to Procrastination
Monday, March 11, 2019 from 11:30am-12:30pm
Smith Hall 220

*Academic probation deadline is March 11th*

Students hate to procrastinate, but often struggle to overcome this habit. In this workshop you will learn strategies for managing your procrastination and making better use of your time. Register here.