Center for Academic Success

Study Skills and Workshops

We offer workshops designed to help you develop valuable academic skill sets. For spring 2021, our workshops will be available in-person at the Center for Academic Success in Christopher Newport Hall 124.

Workshop Sessions

Time Management

We hope you adjust back smoothly. To aid in that adjustment, sign-up for our time management workshop, session 1 of our Fresh Start workshop series. Here, we will talk through major points to look out for, and we'll share tips for navigating time responsibilities in college.

All workshop sessions are 30 minutes, online or in-person. Please note, there is a maximum of 8 in-person participants in CNH 124.

  • Thursday, January 21, 6-6:30 p.m. (online)
  • Friday, January 22, 3-3:30 p.m. (online)
  • Monday, January 25, 11-11:30 a.m. (in person)
  • Tuesday, January 26, 12:30-1 p.m. (in person)
  • Wednesday, January 27, 3-3:30 p.m. (in person)
  • Thursday, January 28, 12:30-1 p.m., (in person)

Study Smarter, Not Harder

Do you feel like your study strategies could be more effective? Come chat with us before three-week grades are due. We will see what strategies are working for you, and what we change moving forward to produce the best result.

  • Monday, February 1, 11-11:30 a.m. (in person)
  • Wednesday, February 3, 3-3:30 p.m. (in person)
  • Tuesday, February 9, 12:30-1 p.m. (in person)
  • Thursday, February 11, 6-6:30 p.m. (in person)

College Mindset

College is vastly different from most learning experiences. Following midterms, if you feel like you need to talk through what it means to have a college mindset, come chat with us. We will provide statistics, tips, best-practice advice and encouragement to get you through this semester.

  • Tuesday, February, 23 (in person)
  • Thursday, February 25 (in person)
  • Monday, March 1 (in person)
  • Wednesday, March 3 (in person)

Times TBD

Finish Strong

Finals will arrive much quicker than we think. Plan ahead with us! Here, we will reflect on what you've done this semester and look at the last few weeks realistically to yield the best result for your semester.

  • Tuesday, March 30 (in person)
  • Thursday, April 1 (in person)
  • Monday, April 5 (in person)
  • Wednesday, April 7 (in person)

Times TBD

Workshop Rewind

On the week before the last day of classes, we will take some time to refresh on strategies you've learned this semester. Did you forget some of the best practices we shared? That's OK, get a refresher at this one-hour session. You will be able to ask questions and practice any strategies from any workshop this semester.

  • Monday, April 12 - Thursday, April 15, 4 p.m.
Sign Up

If you would like us to present a study skills workshop for your organization, please complete the Workshop Request Form.

Individual Coaching Appointments Are you frustrated with a specific course? Do you feel like you're putting in the time and effort but not getting the academic results you want? Is life interfering with your ability to be successful in your coursework?

Make an appointment to meet privately with an academic coach and get some personal coaching focused on your individual concerns.

To make an appointment, call (757) 594-7684 or email

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