Program Requests

We encourage residence life advisors (RLAs) to use this form to request programs, panels, and workshops for their staff meetings, floor meetings, and other events.

Here's how it works:

  1. Explore the possibilities by reviewing the program options at right.
  2. Log on to this webpage (login link at upper right).
  3. Fill out the request form below (it will appear once you've logged on).
  4. Wait for a response from the office about planning the program.

If you have questions or problems with the form, please email Rose Wasielewski.


Career Services

  • Career Services On-Demand Workshops

    Customize a workshop covering techniques such as Resume/Cover Letter, Job Search

    Strategies, Networking, Graduate School, Internships and more. In addition, you can combine any of these topics together to create a workshop.

Center for Teaching and Learning

  • Overview of CTL Services

This presentation provides a brief overview of the services within the CTL

including writing, content, quantitative skills, and oral communication tutoring. In addition, this presentation will also provide information on academic skills counseling services and resources available to students.

  • Time Management Workshop

This workshop will provide an overview of effective time management skills with

emphasis on planning, organization, and implementation. Both paper and electronic resources for planning will be referenced in addition to discussion on best practices and mindset.

  • Study Skills Overview Workshop

This workshop will provide students with a plethora of proven study skills to use in a variety of subject areas. There will be a brief overview of reading comprehension methods, graphic organizers, and note-taking. Additional topics can be discussed based on group needs.

  • Learning Styles Workshop

This workshop will cover Kolb’s Experiential Learning Theory. “Learning is the process whereby knowledge is created through the transformation of experience” (Kolb, 1984, p. 38).

  • Goal Setting and Motivation Workshop

This workshop will cover the importance of short term and long term goal setting.

In addition to goal setting, we will talk about the importance of making small changes resulting in big outcomes over time. Motivation is an important indicator of how efficiently and effectively goals are reached and will be an important part of this conversation.

  • Memorization Techniques Workshop

This workshop will cover memorization techniques backed by science. Techniques

including loci memorization, acrostics, acronyms, chunking, and repetition just to name a few. There will also be an explanation of the importance of moving information from short to long term memory in our learning process.

  • Metacognition Workshop

This workshop will discuss the importance of metacognition in the learning process.

The study of metacognition provides insight about the cognitive processes involved in learning and what differentiates successful students from their less successful peers.

  • Test Preparation Workshop

This workshops will cover methods for successfully preparing to perform in the test

environment. Preparation methods are key to developing the habits necessary to do well on tests. Participants will also learn several methods for navigating testing anxiety before, during, and after exams at this workshop.

Diversity Center

  • Let’s Connect!

    Get informed, get connected, and get to know Multicultural Affairs. This

    presentation will focus on highlighting specific resources and services provided by Multicultural Affairs.

  • What’s your comfort zone?

    Interactive activity focused on personal space, experiences, and biases.

  • What if?

    Multicultural Affair’s staff will read two short stories. These stories will spark conversation and diversity dialogue.

  • You said What?

    Let’s explore ways to have more inclusive conversations. “Surprising

    things we say that widen the diversity gap.”-Dr. Cullen

Peer Talk

  • Peer Talk

    Peer talk is a program striving to help bridge the gap between the counseling center and the student body. We promote health and wellness in our community through open discussions about various health and wellness obstacles that college students face.

    Possible topics:

    • Body image
    • Sex ed
    • Stress management
    • Homesickness
    • Technology in our lives

    Our main goal is to create an open, safe space where people can feel free to express themselves and learn something that can help to improve their health and wellness in their daily life.


  • QPR

    QPR stands for “Question, Persuade, and Refer” and is a nationally-recognized best practice for suicide prevention and education. As a result of participating in this interactive 90-MINUTE training participants will:

    • recognize warning signs which indicate someone might be considering


    • review major risk factors involved in suicide attempts and


    • be able to effectively communicate with someone at risk for

      suicidal behavior

    • understand when and how to refer a student in distress to

      Counseling Services

    • know where to refer others for help

    • learn about local and national resources for suicide


Volunteer and Community Service Center

  • Ways to Volunteer

    A VCSC Staff member will cover some of the most popular volunteer sites in the Appleton area, especially key community partners. The two specifically Lawrence run volunteer opportunities will be explained; Lawrence Assistance Reaching Youth (the LARY buddy program) and Volunteers In Tutoring At Lawrence (VITAL tutoring program). Self-Agency in Youth (SAY), Saturdays of Service (SOS) and the Social Justice Series are also all part of the Volunteer center. Come hear what all these acronyms mean, ways to engage with your community, help others, and learn about yourself in the process!

Wellness Center

  • Step Up!  Pro Social bystander intervention program

    Have you ever been concerned about a situation and wanted to help... but didn't? You're not alone.This situation is more common than you might think, and is known as the bystander effect. Step UP! is a comprehensive bystander intervention program that will teach you: The 5 Decision Making Steps, Other Factors that Affect Helping, including Perspective Taking and Strategies for Effective Helping

  • Biofeedback and stress response training

    Learn to recover and control your natural response to stress. In an interactive presentation you can see how your breathing and thoughts affect your heart rate rhythm. You can train focused attention and relaxation techniques with biofeedback.

  • How to be at your best with wellness and well being

  • Sleep

    Learn how sleep affects you and what affects your sleep

  • iDisorder

    How does media and screen time enhance your wellness?

  • Nutrition

    Find out how to fuel your body

  • True Colors

    Find out how knowing personality types can enhance group dynamics

  • Happiness

    Learn more about how to be happier in your daily life


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