U of C support group for students with a diagnosis on the spectrum

New! U of C support group for students with a diagnosis on the spectrum (ASD, PDD-NOS, Asperger Syndrome).

When? 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month, starting March 1st!

Time?  Always 12-2 pm

Where? MSC 458 (classroom on the top floor of Mac Centre)

Cost? FREE!!

Share your unique experiences, learn from your peers, meet people, celebrate success, and problem solve challenges. Guest speakers can be brought in based on group interest.

Interested? Email:

Sarah (Autism Calgary) – sarah@autismcalgary.ca

Mary (Student Accessibility Services) – mlcole@ucalgary.ca

Group dates: March 1, March 15, April 5, April 19, May 3, May 17, June 7 and June 21.

W2RAP UP, November 29 to December 1, 2016

The Student Success Centre, Libraries & Cultural Resources, and the SU Wellness Centre have partnered to run a program called W2RAP UP from Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2016.

This program provides Writing, Wellness, Research, and Academic Support, as well as Peer-Assisted Study Sessions. Through group sessions, you will have an opportunity to receive support for exam-preparation, research, and writing, as well as support for maintaining holistic wellness during the final stretch of the term.  Writing Tutors and Academic Development Specialists will offer one-on-one sessions, and stress-reduction activities such as making stress-balls and receiving free massages will also be offered. This event will provide you with access to services and resources on campus to help you as you wrap up the term!

The full schedule of events is available online.

WRAP UP the semester

The Student Success Centre, Libraries & Cultural Resources, and the SU Wellness Centre have partnered to run a program called W2RAP UP from April 5 – 6, 2016.

This program provides Writing, Wellness, Research, and Academic Support, as well as Peer-Assisted Study Sessions. Through group sessions, you will have an opportunity to receive support for exam-preparation, research, and writing, as well as support for maintaining holistic wellness during the final stretch of the term.  Writing Tutors and Academic Development Specialists will offer one-on-one sessions, and stress-reduction activities such as making stress-balls and receiving free massages will also be offered.

The full schedule of events is now available: http://www.ucalgary.ca/ssc/events/wrap_up

 

Student Success Centre Offerings

This post is an overview of some of the current and upcoming resources and supports being offered by the Student Success Centre.

  • Writing Support is offering drop-in support until April 20: Monday through Thursday, 6:10pm to 9:00pm, and Sundays, 11:10am to 4:00pm. Sign-up on the day of consultation at the Learning Commons Service Desk on the 1st floor of the TFDL. One-on-one appointments are also available, and can be booked online.
  • The SSC has a Study Hall space available for quiet, individual study. The space is available Mondays from 9:00am to 4:00pm, Tuesdays from 2:30pm to 3:30pm, Wednesdays from 2:00pm to 3:00pm, Thursdays from 11:30am to 12:30pm, and Fridays from noon to 4:00pm. Sign in at the front desk of the SSC (3rd floor, TFDL).
  • Graduate students can now access trained peer coaches to help with topics such as goal setting, research management, motivation, implementing feedback, and more. To learn more about the Graduate Coaching Program, email wconline@ucalgary.ca
  • Lastly, May 4 to 7 is Grad Success Week! Grad Success Week offers graduate students a chance to brush up on their study skills and refine their writing process before heading into a summer of research and writing. Consult the website for more information.

Devon Academic Resource Centre – Winter 2015 Final Exam Tutoring

The Devon Academic Resource Centre offers first- and second-year Engineering students a place to study, interact and access academic support. As a part of this academic support, Devon learning assistants offer tutorial assistance for core first-and second-year courses.

The Winter 2015 Final Exam tutoring schedule is now available.

These tutoring sessions take place in Science B 140B and 140C.

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