The University of Illinois Counseling Center strives to offer students the tools they need to be successful. It's common for students to need assistance building skills to cope with the stress and challenges of college life and beyond. As such, we offer several series of "mini-courses" designed to help build academic and stress management skills. For more information about the series that we offer, please select the options you're interested in learning more about.
In Focus: Assists students who have ADHD or ADHD-like symptoms.
Perfectionism: Focuses on recognizing when perfectionistic tendencies can be harmful and how to implement coping strategies to better manage.
Power of Purpose: Develops goal-setting, planning and perserverance skills.
RIO: Offers students a chance to develop skills to recognize and understand their emotions and use mindfulness principles to regulate emotions and determine what changes they'd like to make in their lives. RIO stands for recognition, insight, and openness.
Test Anxiety: This workshop discusses effective ways to manage test anxiety and perform better on exams.
Time Management: This workshop will help you reflect on how you prioritize, learn task-management and motivation strategies, and understand the importance of self-care and allowing yourself breaks.