These brief and helpful online workshops are specifically geared towards assisting you in becoming successful in your academic pursuits at Western Illinois University. There are four workshops available.
The SWELL workshops were developed by Graduate Students in the University Advising and Academic Services Center as part of their Graduate Assistantship. The workshops will take approximately thirty minutes each to complete.
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Enhance Your Study Skills
There are many resources provided by the University to help students with study skills. The University Counseling Center (UCC) offers seminars each semester that focus on different strategies to help students prepare for their classes. Topics such as time management, test taking, note taking, and more are covered. Contact their office at (309)298-2453 or visit their site.