Academic Skills Workshops

Want to become an even better student? Our experienced team knows how to help you reach your full potential and bypass the roadblocks that can threaten to slow your college success. Let us strategize with you to help you conquer test anxiety and procrastination, cite sources properly, use notes effectively, strengthen your communication skills and so much more. We provide interactive presentations which incorporate videos, games, and group discussion.

Our workshops are for you if:

  • You are transitioning to college
  • You want to brush up on your skills after a long summer break
  • You want to increase your academic success
  • You want to practice skills you can apply to your college career and beyond

Online Resources:

Be sure to check out our Workshops Videos series on our CLAS Workshops YouTube channel. There you’ll find short videos about how to make a to-do list, note-taking methods, communication skills, and more!

We also have handouts and quick tips associated with each of our academic skills workshops topic available for download.

English Language Workshops

Do you want to brush up on your grammar skills? Do you speak English as a foreign language and want to improve your pronunciation skills? Do you want to practice English conversation in a safe and comfortable environment? Let our professional instructors work with you in one of our weekly workshops on these topics.

  • Workshop Schedules

    We offer academic skills workshops series for graduate students. Click here for the Fall 2018 Semester schedule.

    Academic workshops are designed to benefit all Suffolk students. 

    Professors and staff may request that the workshop team come to their classes or oranizations.

    For more information, please email Jill Eisenberg.


    English Language Workshops Fall 2018 Schedule

    English language workshops are open to all Suffolk undergraduate and graduate students. There is no formal registration process. Feel free to attend as many workshops as you'd like. 

    For more information, please email Jamie Bondar. 

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Why should I attend an academic workshop?

    Workshops are designed to help you improve or learn new skills to increase your academic success.

    Who are the workshop facilitators?
    Academic Workshop facilitators are students just like you. Many of our facilitators have been recommended by faculty for this role and all of them have sought a role at the CLAS because they enjoy helping others and collaborating with their peers.

    English Language and Writing Workshops are led by our experienced professional tutors

    Seriously, does anyone really attend academic workshops?
    Yes, they do! 435 students benefited from an academic workshop during the 2011-2012 academic year.

    But how do I know if this will help me?
    You won't know the answer to this question until you give it a try! Remember that academic workshops are focused on helping good students get better. If you are committed to improving your GPA by attending an academic workshop, you are well on the way to academic success.