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UPCOMING Spring 2016 Workshops

Topic: Academic and Organizational Skills
Audience: Gender and Sexuality Center
Date and Time: March 30th 2016, 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location: BSB (TBD)
Contact person: Daisy Zamora

ACE Mini-Workshop: Strategies to Finish the Semester Strong
Reboot your academic action plan! Take your C to a B, and your B to an A!
Thursday March 31st, 3:30-4:00 PM
Academic Center for Excellence
A collaboration between ACE and the Office of STEM Initiatives

Stress Management Workshop
Delta Phi Omega Sorority
Monday, April 4th, 5:00 PM
Student Center East, Room TBD

Self-Editing Workshop
Thursday April 7th
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
UIC Writing Center, Room 106

Customized Workshops

Upon request, ACE offers on-site, custom-designed academic workshops for colleges and programs at UIC. Possible topics include the following:

  • general study strategies
  • time management
  • study groups
  • critical reading and thinking
  • memory
  • test-taking strategies
  • stress management
  • test anxiety reduction
  • math strategies
  • research papers & application essays
  • overcoming self-defeating behavior

If you are interested in having an ACE staff member present a workshop for your program or college, please contact us at (312)413-0031 or e-mail us at

Weekly English Conversation

Meets every Friday from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in ACE, Classroom 4

Spring 2016 English Exchange begins Friday, January 29th


Fridays, starting January 29th, 2016, from 3:00-4:30 pm.


ACE, Student Services Building (SSB) in Classroom 4

All UIC students are invited to join us and interact with our international colleagues.
This is a great way to practice English and make new friends.

The English Exchange will be an on-going activity throughout the semester.

Questions? Contact Audrey Zenner, Academic Center for Excellence, (312) 355-0974