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Fall 2020 PASS Academic Success & Strategies Workshops

PASS Academic and Personal Development workshops are available for all CSUSM students. Workshops are developed and presented in collaboration with other campus departments/programs, such as Proficiency Services, Writing Center, STEM Student Success Center, Undergraduate Advising Services, and Educational Opportunity Program (EOP).  We look forward to your participation at our workshops!


Thursday, September 10, 2020 from 12PM-12:50PM

Learn techniques to effectively manage your time to work towards academic and personal success. Don't delay start today!!!


Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 12PM-12:50PM

Do you find yourself either taking too much, too little or no notes? Can you understand the notes you took when you need to review them? Is it impacting your academics success? Learn strategies and tips for effective note-taking to be successful in college and beyond.


Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 12PM-12:50PM

Learn the mechanics of reading college material and the strategies to improve your comprehension. 


Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 12PM-12:50PM

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn what to do before, during and after your exam.  Also, you will learn about various resources on campus to help you prepare, gain skills and get support. 

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Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 12PM-12:50PM

Come learn the secrets of the learning masters. Find out the keys for successful studying:motivation, metacognition, learning strategies, study tactics and environmental preferences. 

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Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 12PM-12:50PM

Learn how to create a final exam preparation plan. Get a head start on planning to reduce stress and get ahead. 

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 PASS Workshops are open to all CSUSM students. Space is limited due to seating capacity.

Please check online prior to attending for updated workshop/location details or call 760-750-6066.

Virtual Workshop Dates

9/10/2020 -Time Management

9/24/2020 - Note Taking Strategies

10/8/2020 - Reading Strategies

10/22/2020- Test Taking Strategies 

Join Session: 12PM-12:50PM

11/12/2020 - Study Skills

Join Session: 12PM-12:50PM

12/3/2020 -Preparing for Finals

Join Session: 12PM-12:50PM

To register and for more information, please click on the workshop you would like to attend.