Center for Access and Accommodative Services
Workshops & Events
Are you undecided about a career or want information about a career? Contact CAAS to make an appointment with a staff person who will assist you with using the Career Cruising software to explore possible careers. Call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3917.
CAAS Workshops:2016 Summer CAAS Workshops Attendance Verification
WORKSHOP: PACING YOURSELF IN ACCELERATED CLASSESMonday, June 13, 2016, 11 a.m.–Noon, Room A-122B
Summer session is half of the length of the Fall or Spring semesters, yet you have to get all of the same reading and assignments done as you would in the other semesters. Making a plan for keeping up is essential to your success. Bring your syllabus and we can work on a plan.
STUDENT CONNECTIONS: HAVING HIGH QUALITY SUMMER FUN TO RECHARGE YOURSELFTuesday, June 21, 2016, 11 a.m. – Noon, Room A–122B
There is quite a lot of fun activity going on in the summertime. Picking activities that recharge you in those precious free periods on your schedule is key to avoiding burnout.
ESSENTIAL COMPUTER SKILLS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTSWednesday, June 29, 2016, 11 a.m. – Noon, Room A–122B
Having a solid foundation in the use of certain basic technology can greatly smooth a student’s transition to college academics. In order to be successful, the technical skills that students need to develop are: creating word processing documents and presentations, writing effective email messages. Internet and research skills, online etiquette, and basic computer skills.
USEFUL APPS TO KEEP YOU ORGANIZEDWednesday, July 6, 2016, 11 a.m. – Noon, Room A–122B
We will take a look at and try out a couple of free apps that can make your life easier as a student: a To-Do list app and a homework organizer.
STUDENT CONNECTIONS: BALANCING THAT SEASONAL JOB AND CLASSESMonday, July 11, 2016, 11 a.m. – Noon, Room A–122B
Striking the balance between a new seasonal job and still getting schoolwork done can be a real challenge. We will discuss ways of getting used to a new work environment and its demands along with keeping up with assignments.
WORKSHOP: TEST PREP AND PAPER COMPLETION STRATEGIESTuesday, July 19, 2016, 11 a.m. – Noon, Room A–122B
Explore the factors that lead to efficient studying and writing in this workshop. Learn about helpful technology and websites.
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