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Fall 2021 Virtual Enrichment Workshops

Our Enrichment Workshops cover a range of topics to help you maximize your experience at Cal State LA. EOP students must attend a minimum of three Enrichment Workshops per semester. If you are experiencing academic challenges, please contact your EOP counselor to schedule an advisement appointment.

If you attend a non-EOP workshop or activity, let us know by filling out the Enrichment Activity Attendance Form.

August

EOP Transfer Student Welcome Fall 21

Thursday, August 19 | 3 – 5 p.m. | Location: Zoom

Welcome transfer students during their first year at Cal State LA. This will allow meeting with me as their EOP counselor, and other fellow students cohort. Plan to invite special programs/departments on campus for resources.

This event is mainly for Transfer Students, however, everyone is welcome.

Sign Up: Transfer Welcome


September

Deb's Declassified College Survival Guide (Mixer)

Date: Wednesday, September 15 | Time: 12 – 1:30 p.m. | Location: Zoom

In the heart of L.A., with a plethora of majors and classes online and in-person, college can be challenging. EOP is here to support! Create a guide that will help you survive and navigate your First-Year in college. "Deb's Declassified College Survival Guide" will help you along the way! *Guide results may vary.

Sign Up: College Survival Guide


Reducing the Culture Shock of Adjusting to College

Thursday, September 16 | 2 – 3:30p.m. | Location: Zoom

Transitioning to a 4-year university can be stressful.  Learning how to normalize specific aspects of your experience (e.g. meeting instructors, managing time, sense of belonging) will help you to acclimate to your new setting.

Sign Up: Reducing Culture Shock


Am I on the Right Track? Pre-Major Degree Planning for Timely Graduation

Location: Zoom

GET the Navigation to Your Degree! This workshop will teach you to review the university's  Lower Division General Education (LDGE) chart and your graduation requirements.  Your degree coordinates are tied to your Pre-Major and the MSCs (Major Specific Criteria) you need to complete to declare a major.  Plug-in these coordinates in your Degree Planner and participate in an educational planning activity that will lead you to your degree destination! 

Sign Up: Thursday, September 16 | 4 – 5 p.m.

Sign Up: Friday, September 24 | 2 – 3 p.m.


Where Did My 168 Hours Go? The Skill of Balancing and Managing Time

Thursday, September 30 |4 – 5 p.m. | Location: Zoom

Learn the art of balancing time and the skill of time management. Learn how to manage personal, social, and family commitments, while achieving your personal and academic goals. Learn valuable time management strategies and how to stay on track for your academic and personal success.

Sign Up: Balancing/Managing Time


October

Are You Ready For Midterms/Finals Mentally and Physically? Wellness Workshop

Friday, October 1 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Location: Zoom

This Program is a hands-on wellness workshop that teaches students how to prepare themselves mentally and physically for exams. Students will learn what types of foods improve their cognitive skills, how to keep their body fit for exams, and how to relax the mind from test anxiety. In addition, students will learn about campus resources and quick tips on how to better prepare for exams.

Sign Up: Wellness Workshop


Earning Student Income and Effect on Financial Aid

Thursday, October 7 | 2 – 3:30p.m. | Location: Zoom

Students have wondered if working affects their FAFSA or California Dream Act Applications. The answer is yes. Come to this workshop to learn how big the impact working can be on receiving financial aid.

Sign Up: Student Income


EOP Priority Registration: What Classes Do I Take?

Tuesday, October 12 | 4 – 6 p.m. | Location: Zoom

The next semester is going to start sooner than you think. Do you know what classes to take? If not, don't fret! Attend the Priority Registration Workshop to learn how to register!

Sign Up: EOP Priority Registration


Best Practices when communicating with your Professors

Wednesday, October 27 | 3 – 5 p.m. | Location: Zoom

Description: EOP Transfer Students will effectively learn and/or improved how to communicate with their professors using key communication skills, tools, and resources. This program will empower students to feel comfortable, and ask questions while contacting their professors online, in-person, on the telephone, and by email.

This event is mainly for Transfer Students, however, everyone is welcome.

Sign Up: Communicating with your Professors


November

Intersectionality

Friday, November 5 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Location: Zoom

Intersectionality! We’ve heard of it, seen it, but what does it mean? Attend our workshop to learn its significance. The program will allow students to explore their own, as well as others', multiple identities that make them who they are.

Sign Up: Intersectionality


Student Loans: Know Before You Borrow

Thursday, November 18 | 2 – 3:30p.m. | Location: Zoom

Why do students refuse to borrow student loans? Is it the worry about getting into debt? The real reason will surprise you. Come and learn about how borrowing student loans can be a better option than having a job or applying for a credit card.

Sign Up: Student Loans


EOP Transfer Mixer Fall 2021

Thursday, November 18 | 3 – 5 p.m. | Location: Zoom

EOP Transfer Students will have the opportunity to maximize their participation with their peers, their EOP counselor, and the program. Plan to invite a special guest/ department who can offer expertise in Student Financial Aid, as the FAFSA application for the year 2021-2022.

This event is mainly for Transfer Students, however, everyone is welcome.

Sign Up: Transfer Mixer