You'll find registration instructions next to each individual workshop listing.
How much does it cost?
Our workshops are free to all UB students.
Workshops are designed to help you with the topics we know you need. And they're free.
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Jumpstart sessions are help in RLB Library, second floor
De-Stress Your Semester
Drop in and get one-on-one academic success coaching to plan out your semester using your syllabus as a blueprint. Staff will work with you to jump start your semester by getting ahead from the beginning.
Sakai Drop In
Sakai, UB's e-Learning platform, is used in all classes, not just online courses. Drop in and get personalized support to navigate Sakai, submit assignments, manage files, take tests, participate in discussions, and more.
MyMathLab Drop In
Work one-on-one with a certified math tutor to get the scoop on all the online features you'll need for your math class. This is for MATH 083, MATH 084, MATH 111, MATH 113, and MATH 115, which all use the MyLab platform.
Upper-Division Writing Placement Test Preparation
Get tips and strategies to prepare for the Upper-Division Writing Placement Test. The test is required of all UB students registering for WRIT 200 or WRIT 300. You are allowed to take the test only once, and this free workshop will help you prepare.
Please note that these are preparation workshops. For information about the placement tests, please visit http://www.ubalt.edu/academics/academic-support/testing/.
Excel 1: Getting Started
Required: basic knowledge of Windows environment.
Get comfortable using Excel. Learn how to navigate the interface, create a simple spreadsheet, and organize information.
Excel 2: Working with Text
Required: skills covered in Excel 1; see above for details.
Learn how to work with text in Excel. Create tables to manipulate information for presentation and analysis. Learn to sort information, use basic formulas, and format for print.
Excel 3: Working with Numbers
Required: skills covered in Excel 2; see above for details
Learn to work with numbers in Excel. Create multi-step formulas and replicate patterns of information. Create and export charts and graphs to summarize data.
Final Finish: A Long Night of Writing and Research
It's a UB tradition! Meet with writing consultants, reference librarians, math tutors, or academic coaches. Enjoy free food and giveaways. Stay late and finish your semester strong!
Wednesday, Dec. 4 | 6 pm - Midnight
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Pre-Stats Crash Course for Grad Students
Did you take stats as an undergrad? Great! Let’s refresh your memory and get you ready to correlate that causation again.
Never taken stats? WONDERFUL. Let’s get you ready for your first statistics course.
Want to know a secret? Statistics IS NOT MATH. Shhh. Don’t tell anyone. Statistics is nothing more than a way of understanding data.
Our series of three 90-minute sessions will take you through everything you need to start your journey UNDERSTANDING DATA (aka statistics).
NO RSVP NECESSARY
Each session starts promptly at 7:00 pm in RLB Library lower level, BL028
Session 1: Introduction to Statistics, Frequency Distribution, & Central Tendency
October 22 & 23
Session 2: Basics of Variability & Probability and Sampling
October 29 & 30
Session 3: Distribution of Sample Means & Hypothesis Testing
November 5 & 6
In case you need more convincing: we will have snacks. And it’s free.