For Students



We regularly offer writing and academic skills workshops not only for the general student population, but also for students writing moderation papers, senior projects, and personal statements. To learn more or to request a workshop, contact Jim Keller at   

Calendar Planning and Time Management

Wednesday, February 7th, 5:00 - 6:15 PM
Wednesday, February 14th, 5:00 - 6:15 PM
Olin 101

Take charge of your fall calendar before it takes charge of you! This workshop, brought to you by the Learning Commons, will help you plan your semester and offer practical tips for managing your time. Please bring all your syllabuses! Registration is urged, as space is limited: you can RSVP by emailing Jane Smith at

Where: Olin 101
When: February 7th and 14th, 5:00 - 6:15 PM


Effective Note Taking Strategies

Wednesday, February 21, 4:00 – 5:15 pm
Olin LC 208

Learn different strategies for effective note taking both in and out of class—and become a better learner. 

Where: Olin LC 208
When: February 21, 4:00 - 5:15 PM

Close Reading with Marina van Zuylen

Tuesday, April 17th, 5:00 - 6:15 PM
Olin LC 208

Reading texts deeply and well is the first step toward writing most academic essays—especially in fields like literature or philosophy or classes like FYSEM. But how do you do it? Professor van Zuylen will demystify the process by teaching you strategies you can use to engage closely with the language of texts. 

Where: Olin LC 208
When: April 17, 5 - 6:15 PM

Senior Project Citation Clinic

Wednesday, April 25th 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, April 29th, 3:00 - 5:-00 PM
Stevenson Library

Does your senior project need a citation checkup? Then don't miss the Stevenson Library Citation Clinic! Reference librarians Alexa Murphy, Jeremy Hall and Betsy Cawley will be on the first floor of the library to cure all your ailing citations. Stop by for food and support!

Where: Stevenson Library
When: April 25th, 6 - 8 PM and April 29th, 3 - 5 PM

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