September 15, 2021

Connect with peers for support, academic success in upcoming Study Skills Academy groups

As the semester progresses, the Study Skills Academy invites students to participate in free, virtual groups to meet a variety of needs, including Academic Stress Support, Procrastination Accountability and Succeeding in the Sciences. The groups are open to both undergraduate and graduate students and meet biweekly through Zoom.

Groups are facilitated by an experienced specialist to provide a confidential, safe space for students to learn and grow. Groups are also a great place to connect with other students and meet potential study partners. Students are invited participate in a drop-in basis as they are available; registration is available for those who would like a reminder email.

Academic Stress Support Group

The Academic Stress Support Group sessions will meet biweekly on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. beginning Sept. 21. Sessions will focus on academic stress management techniques. Examples of topics discussed include, but are not limited to:

  • meditation and reflection to de-stress
  • self-efficacy and attribution theory
  • the practice of flow state
  • creating morning and evening routines
  • mindfulness
  • managing time and increasing productivity to reduce stress
  • the importance of sleep and nutrition

View the calendar of group sessions. Join the Zoom meeting:

Zoom Meeting Link:

Meeting ID: 921 9879 1208

Passcode: study

Procrastination Accountability Group

The Procrastination Accountability Group sessions will meet biweekly on Wednesdays at noon, beginning Sept. 22 with a focus on ways to combat and prevent procrastination.

View the calendar of group sessions.

Join the Zoom meeting:

Meeting ID: 977 5846 8986

Passcode: study

Succeeding in the Sciences

The Succeeding in the Sciences Group sessions will meet biweekly on Mondays at 11 a.m., beginning Sept. 20. These groups are designed to offer students following pre-med, pre-health and other science-based curriculums a space to discover and explore evidence-based study strategies applicable to the sciences as well as general education courses. Benefits of participating in the group sessions include:

  • identification of ineffective, time-wasting study habits
  • time and task management to better balance course load
  • procrastination elimination strategies
  • applicable, brain-based learning strategies to boost academic performance

View the calendar of group sessions.

Join the Zoom meeting:

Meeting ID: 956 1052 8989

Passcode: study

Additional information about the Academic Success Center and the Study Skills Academy is available online. For more information about the upcoming group sessions, or to request topics you would like addressed in the group sessions, email Zeina Ghoul at

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