Get Ready to Succeed!

All first-semester students are required to attend four workshops during the fall 2021 semester. These events are designed to give you tools and resources to be successful as a first semester student. An advising hold will be placed on your spring enrollment in the next few weeks. To ensure that this hold is removed so that you can register for spring semester classes, you must attend all four workshops. 

Workshop 1: Time Management

Using your syllabus as a framework, we’ll help you think about how to balance school, work and life!

When? Attend one of the following:

FRESHMEN:

  • Monday, August 30, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Tuesday, August 31, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Wednesday, September 1, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Thursday, September 2, 3:30-4:30pm

TRANSFER:

  • Monday, August 30, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Tuesday, August 31, 3:30-4:30pm

Where? 

FRESHMEN:
Mondays and Wednesdays, Curris Business Building 225
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Curris Business Building 109

TRANSFER:
Mondays and Tuesdays, Curris Business Building 024
 

 


 

Workshop 2: Campus Resources

We will go over campus resources, how to connect and navigate your way to success!

When? Attend one of the following:

FRESHMEN:

  • Monday, September 13, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Tuesday, September 14, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Wednesday, September 15, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Thursday, September 16, 3:30-4:30pm

TRANSFER:

  • Monday, September 13, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Tuesday, September 14, 3:30-4:30pm

Where? 

FRESHMEN:
Mondays and Wednesdays, Curris Business Building 225
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Curris Business Building 109

TRANSFER:
Mondays and Tuesdays, Curris Business Building 024

 


 

Workshop 3: Resilience Tips

We will work through real life UNI student scenarios and come up with solutions to help you advance to the next step.

When? Attend one of the following:

FRESHMEN:

  • Monday, September 27, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Tuesday, September 28, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Wednesday, September 29, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Thursday, September 30, 3:30-4:30pm

TRANSFER:

  • Monday, September 27, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Tuesday, September 28, 3:30-4:30pm

Where? 

FRESHMEN:
Mondays and Wednesdays, Curris Business Building 225
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Curris Business Building 109

TRANSFER:
Mondays and Tuesdays, Curris Business Building 024

 


 

Workshop 4: Plan for Spring

Using your academic resources, we'll help you understand the Liberal Arts Core and begin planning for the spring semester. 

When? Attend one of the following:

FRESHMEN:

  • Monday, October 18, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Tuesday, October 19, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Wednesday, October 20, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Thursday, October 21, 3:30-4:30pm

TRANSFER:

  • Monday, October 18, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Tuesday, October 19, 3:30-4:30pm

Where? 

FRESHMEN:
Mondays and Wednesdays, Curris Business Building 225
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Curris Business Building 109

TRANSFER:
Mondays and Tuesdays, Curris Business Building 024

 


 

How do I get credit for attending the workshops?

You must do two things to get credit for attending:
  1. Attend one of the meetings for each workshop! We'll download the attendance log after each session to verify your attendance.
  2. Complete the survey after the event.

Questions? Contact the Office for Professional Distinction at 319-273-2144 or unibusiness.advising@uni.edu