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Workshops

Request a Speaker/Workshop

Our team is available to speak to classes, organizations and groups of students, faculty, and staff. Use our speaker form linked below to submit your request. Please note, we try to accommodate all speaker requests. High demand for speakers requires that requests be submitted at least three (3) weeks prior to the speaking engagement.

Speaker request form

Topics we offer:

Work-life balance, exam prep, attention management, communicating with professors, motivation/procrastination, studying strategies/learning styles/note taking, team work, finals prep, resilience and growth mindset, the study cycle, and transition to college.

If you don't see the topic you want listed, please let us know in the request form! Also, see our events list below and make note of our pre-scheduled programs and workshops.

August

College 101: Tips to Jumpstart Freshman Year
Thursday, August 22 at 3-4:10 p.m. and 4:30-5:40 p.m. in 209 Woldenberg Art Center
Learn ways to use your time at Tulane to the fullest, develop time-management skills, discover study tips, and discuss about how to make friends on campus.

Sweat with Success
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 4-5 PM in the Academic Quad outside Mussafer Hall
Join the Success Coaches for a free workout class on campus! This is an event series aimed to help students relieve stress, introduce students to positive health and wellness habits in college, and build relationships between the students and coaches.

September

Freshman 15
Tuesday, September 3 from 1-2 PM in the Mussafer Hall Collaboration Room (116)
Eat pizza and gain 15 tips for success, including self-care, study strategies, note-taking, stress reduction, & more! Get to know your resources and find out how Academic Success Coaching can help you reach your goals!

Planner Jam
Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 4- 5 PM in the Mussafer Hall Collaboration Room (116)
Do you have all of your class syllabi? Are you ready to dominate your time and work smarter not harder? Come start your semester off right by jammin’ on your planner to get ready for the year. Success Coaches will be ready and available to help you learn to maximize your organization skills and become more efficient. If you have a planner, bring it! We will use real-life examples and talk through how you can arrange your time for stress-relief, to be more aware of deadlines, and to work ahead without over working yourself.

Test-Taking Skills Workshop
Tuesday, September 24 at 12 PM in the Academic Learning & Tutoring Center (Science & Engineering Building, #14)
Learn skills to reduce anxiety and improve test taking skills. We will focus on test anxiety reduction techniques, the study cycle, how to prioritize your time, and discuss strategies for test taking.

October

Attention, Time, & Productivity
Wednesday, October 2 at 3 PM in the Mussafer Hall Collaboration Room (116)
What are you paying attention to? In this workshop we will discuss strategies for focusing our attention, spending our time intentionally, and how to increase overall productivity.

Communicating With Professors
Thursday, October 17 at 4 PM in the Mussafer Hall Collaboration Room (116)
Your professors are a vital resource to your academic success in college. Come learn tips and strategies for making the most of office hours.

Motivation-Procrastination
Wednesday, October 23 at 12 PM, in the Mussafer Hall Collaboration Room (116)
Has procrastination gotten the better of you a time or two? Have you struggled to find the motivation to complete certain assignments? You are far from being the only one! In this workshop we will explore strategies for increasing motivation and how that translates into your academic success.

November

Studying/Study Strategies/Note Taking
Wednesday, November 6 at 5 PM in the Academic Learning & Tutoring Center (Science & Engineering Building, #14)
Remember, when it comes to studying and preparing for tests, it’s all about working smarter, not harder. Are you studying using strategies that prepare you for exams that assess you at high levels? Study in sprints and, come exam time, surprise yourself with your own recall. Note taking (that works for you) and your learning style are important to know in order to amplify your learning outcomes.

Teamwork Makes The Dreamwork: Navigating Group Projects
Thursday, November 14 at 4 PM in the Mussafer Hall Collaboration Room (116)
Group work can be challenging sometimes, but it doesn’t have to be. In this workshop you’ll learn tips and strategies for overcoming hurdles in collaboration as well as how to maximize each group member’s strengths.

Finals Prep
Tuesday, November 19 at 12 PM in the Academic Learning & Tutoring Center (Science & Engineering Building, #14)
Learn skills to improve memory and prepare most efficiently for final exams, individualized for your learning style!

January

Work-Life Balance
Wednesday, January 15 at 3 PM in the Mussafer Hall Collaboration Room (116)
Work with our Success Coaches to find solutions to better help manage stress, time and personal and professional balance.

Test-Taking Skills Workshop
Tuesday, January 21 at 12 PM in the Academic Learning & Tutoring Center (Science & Engineering Building, #14)
Learn skills to reduce anxiety and improve test taking skills. We will focus on test anxiety reduction techniques, the study cycle, how to prioritize your time, and discuss strategies for test taking.

February

Attention, Time, & Productivity
Wednesday, February 5 at 3 PM in the Mussafer Hall Collaboration Room (116)
What are you paying attention to? In this workshop we will discuss strategies for focusing our attention, spending our time intentionally, and how to increase overall productivity.

Studying/Study Strategies/Note Taking
Thursday, February 12 at 5 PM in the Mussafer Hall Collaboration Room (116)
Remember, when it comes to studying and preparing for tests, it’s all about working smarter, not harder. Are you studying using strategies that prepare you for exams that assess you at high levels? Study in sprints and, come exam time, surprise yourself with your own recall. Note taking (that works for you) and your learning style are important to know in order to amplify your learning outcomes.

March

Motivation Station
Wednesday, March 4 at 12 PM, in the Mussafer Hall Collaboration Room (116)
Has procrastination gotten the better of you a time or two? Have you struggled to find the motivation to complete certain assignments? You are far from being the only one! In this workshop we will explore strategies for increasing motivation and how that translates into your academic success.

Communicating With Professors
Thursday, March 26 at 4 PM in the Mussafer Hall Collaboration Room (116)
Your professors are a vital resource to your academic success in college. Come learn tips and strategies for making the most of office hours.

Teamwork Makes The Dreamwork: Navigating Group Projects
Tuesday, March 31 at 4 PM in the Mussafer Hall Collaboration Room (116)
Group work can be challenging sometimes, but it doesn’t have to be. In this workshop you’ll learn tips and strategies for overcoming hurdles in collaboration as well as how to maximize each group member’s strengths.

April

Finals Prep
Thursday, April 16 at 1 PM in the Mussafer Hall Collaboration Room (116)
Learn skills to improve memory and prepare most efficiently for final exams, individualized for your learning style!

Programs

Talk TU Us Lunches

Talk TU Us happens the first Thursday of the month, every month of the semester. All lunches happen in the same room and at the same time.

We all aren’t going out every night. Looking for something more? Find out ways to engage intellectually at Tulane, tell us about your experience and meet like-minded people. If you’re considering transferring, this is a safe space to give us feedback. We can support you in whatever decision you make.

Over lunch (12-1pm) in 116 Mussafer Hall, enjoy free Reginelli's Pizza and music, meet new people, and talk to a Success Coach about Tulane.

Walk-in Success Coaching

Walk-in Success Coaching happens twice a semester, after midterm exams and before finals week. Take five and visit a Success Coach to get tips and connect to resources that will help you be academically successful at Tulane. See our walk-in schedule and location list using the link below.

Walk-in Success Coaching

Study Hall

Don't skip Study Hall! This is your pre-finals resource that happens the last week of classes. Our office provides free snacks, free Blue Books and scantrons, free study supplies, and reserves study rooms for you to use. Peer Success Leaders, Success Coaches, and some content tutors are also available on-site to answer quick questions about prep and course material.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Monday, December 2
Reserved Study Location(s): Mussafer Hall Collaboration Space (116) & Mussafer Hall Classroom (100)
Snack: Cookies & Coffee
Supply Giveaway: Mussafer Hall Lobby
Available Help: Peer Success Leaders, Success Coaches, Econ 1010 tutor, philosophy tutor, Spanish tutor, psychology tutor, biology tutor, organic chemistry tutor

Tuesday, December 3
Reserved Study Location(s): Academic Learning & Tutoring Center
Snack: Pizza
Supply Giveaway: Academic Learning & Tutoring Center
Available Help: Peer Success Leaders, Success Coaches, Spanish tutor, psychology tutor, writing tutor, biology tutor, organic chemistry tutor

Wednesday: December 4
Reserved Study Location(s): Mussafer Hall Collaboration Space (116) & Mussafer Hall Classroom (100)
Snack: Make your own trailmix
Supply Giveaway: Mussafer Hall Lobby
Available Help: Peer Success Leaders, Success Coaches, Calculus tutors at ALL levels, Econ 1010 tutor, philosophy tutor, Spanish tutor, psychology tutor, biology tutor, organic chemistry tutor

Thursday, December 5
Reserved Study Location(s): Mussafer Hall Collaboration Space (116) & Mussafer Hall Classroom (100)
Snack: Fruit parfait
Supply Giveaway: Mussafer Hall Lobby
Available Help: Peer Success Leaders, Success Coaches, math tutor

Friday, December 6
Reserved Study Location(s): Mussafer Hall Collaboration Space (116) & Mussafer Hall Classroom (100)
Snack: Celebration Snacks
Supply Giveaway: Mussafer Hall Lobby
Available Help: Peer Success Leaders, Success Coaches, Econ 1010 tutor, philosophy tutor, math tutor, writing tutor, biology tutor, organic chemistry tutor

Finals Breakfast Boost

Fuel up before walking in to take your final exam! We'll meet you outside your finals with hot coffee, last minute Blue Books and scantrons, pencils, and grab-and-go breakfast snacks.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Happening Tuesday, December 10, Friday, December 13, and Tuesday, December 17. Follow us on Instagram to see where we set up.

Summer Success Coaching

Over the summer, whether you're in New Orleans or abroad, the Success Coaching team can still get you prepared for your next year at Tulane. Available to you via Zoom, students can call in for a quick talk or for a standard one-on-one coaching meeting. Summer Success Coaching is encouraged for our incoming and sophomore students. Learn more with the link below. 

Summer Success Coaching