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Student Success

The Center for Student Success manages the following departments throughout campus: 


SPRING 2021 WORKSHOPS

ADAPT to Online Learning

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This workshop will show you how to ADAPT to Online Learning (Anticipate; Discipline & Distraction Removal; Ask for Help & Clarity; Participate; and Time Management).  Learn tips and tricks to manage virtual learning, as well as common misconceptions. 

 

Session Success: How to Get the Most out of a Tutoring Session

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

It takes two (at least!) to have a successful tutoring session. While tutors have resources to help facilitate the session for you, it is helpful to show up with your own goals and hopes for the appointment. This workshop will help you take an active role in the tutoring session by covering goal setting strategies before and during the session while showcasing how you can get the most out of tutoring.

 

Feeling Stressed? Ways to Approach Problem Solving and Reduce Your Anxiety

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 3:30 pm - 4:30pm

Starting to feel extra stressed?  Not sure what to do about it?  Come and learn about mindfulness techniques, how to avoid “thinking traps,” and how you can self-regulate during stressful periods.  Do not let college stress you out!

 

Can You Hack It? Study Hacks to Keep You on Track

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Learn tips and tricks to improve your study habits so you can bring your A game to class.

 

Student Professionalism Matters

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

This workshop will focus on professionalism as it relates to college students. We will discuss why student professionalism is important and how you can achieve it.

   

Fostering Grit and Growth Mindset

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

In this workshop, we will explore the concepts of Growth Mindset and Grit. See why pursuing your passions and learning how to persevere through challenge can create a stronger belief in yourself and the confidence that you can achieve your goals, even when the going gets tough.

   

Digging into APA Citation

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 3:30 pm - 4:30pm

This workshop will provide resources and teach you how to correctly cite and reference your sources according to APA 7 style guidelines.

 

How to use Microsoft’s Immersive Reader Learning Tool

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Immersive Reader is a free learning tool (Microsoft Office 365) that can improve reading and writing skills regardless of age or ability.  This workshop will help students make reading of instructional materials easier on their device.  

 

The Finals Countdown: Preparing for Final Exams

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Get in the zone for finals and learn effective strategies to help you ace your exams and finish the semester strong.

 

Getting out of Procrastination Nation

RESCHEDULED Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 1:55 pm - 3:10 pm

What can it hurt?  YouTube and Netflix are so much more appealing. But then it sneaks up on you.  Your essay is due in an hour or the research paper you haven’t thought about in a month is due tomorrow.  This workshop will examine reasons people procrastinate and provide strategies to help you find the exit to procrastination nation.


Virtual Center for Student Success

Click here for a quick overview of our Virtual CSS Services

  • School Supply Pantry
    • The CSS has binders, notebooks, folders, pens, pencils, highlighters, index cards, and a number of other school supplies available for free for students in need. 
    • If you are in need of school supplies please complete the form below.  We will fill your order to the best of our ability.  
      • Complete the School Supply Order Form here.
      • We will check the orders weekly and email you when your order is ready to pick up in the Center for Student Success, Grace Hall, Room 135. 
      • If you do not receive a response from us please email studentsuccess@cabrini.edu 
      • Please note, supplies are limited. We will fill orders as long as the supplies requested are available. Please only request what you need. 
  • Technology Problems - Need Help Accessing Classes?
    • Go to your course’s CabriniLearn page (enter via the Cabrini Portal or learn.cabrini.edu) for more information about specific courses. If you cannot access your class site or have any other technical problems, reach out to Cabrini’s 24/7 ITR Help Line at:
      • Phone: 610-902-8366
      • Email: itrhelp@cabrini.edu
      • If you do encounter problems, remember to also communicate this to your faculty member as soon as possible.
  • Academic Calendar 
    • Check here for updates from the Registrar. 
    • February 3rd is the last day to add/drop for the Fall 2020 Semester. 
    • April 14th is the withdrawal deadline for full-term classes. 
    • May 7th is the last day to declare pass/fail for approved general elective classes. 
    • Preregistration Dates: Registration for Summer/Fall 2021 classes will open on the following dates. 
        • Seniors - March 29th
        • Juniors - April 6th
        • Sophomores - April 9th
        • First-Year Students - April 13th
    • Eligible students will be able to register online via the Cabrini Portal, but if you encounter any problems or need assistance, email registrar@cabrini.edu with your name, Cabrini ID#, and specific problem.
    • If you have a financial or other hold preventing you from registering and you have questions, contact the cavalierexpress@cabrini.edu. All email requests should be sent via your official Cabrini email account.
    • Students with priority registration may still access the registration site one day earlier than their regularly scheduled registration start date.
  • Center for Student Success Services:
    • All academic support services offered by the Center for Student Success remain available throughout the semester. CSS staff can connect via email, phone, or video conferencing and are here to help!
    • To schedule a meeting in the CSS or for general questions about support services, contact us:
  • Academic Coaching/Professional Advising:
    • Professional Advisors (Personal Success Coaches and Academic Probation Counselors) will be available Monday through Friday from 9:00 am-4:30 pm to consult with students.
    • Appointments will be conducted via email, phone, Collaborate, Face Time/Google Hangouts, Zoom, or Microsoft Teams, based on the student’s preference.
    • Students may schedule appointments with their Professional Advisor by emailing them directly:
    • Students with recurring appointments on academic probation and those who have been assigned a Personal Success Coach through enrollment in COL 132 will be contacted by their Coach and/or Probation Counselor to schedule a phone or virtual meeting online.
    • If any other student is in need of academic coaching assistance (help with study habits) and wishes to connect with a Professional Advisor (Personal Success Coach), please email Shana DeRosa, Director of Academic Advising, at sd3357@cabrini.edu.
  • Academic Enrichment:
    • All regular services of the Writing Center, Math Resource Center, and Subject Area tutoring remain available to students.
    • Check out the guide below to learn how to sign up for appointments and connect with professional and peer tutors for the duration of the semester. 
  • Accessibility Resource Center:
    • ARC students may reach out to arc@cabrini.edu regarding questions or concerns related to services or accommodations.
    • Access Plus: ARC students enrolled in the Access Plus program will be contacted by their Student Accessibility Specialist and will continue to receive support services, which will be available by email or virtual meetings online.
    • Accommodations for additional testing time will be in place for timed online assessments, assuming the submission of a student VISA accommodation letter to instructors in advance of the assessment.
    • Students using a screen reader for documents posted online, please contact your instructor and the ARC if you are experiencing any difficulties opening documents or using screen reader technology to access posted information.
    • For guidance about strategies for learning online, students may contact the office or go to https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/career-resource-center/student-success-online-college/
  • Center for Career and Professional Development:
    • CCPD staff will be available Monday through Friday from 9:00am-4:30pm and will be updating their website with resources typically available in the office. 
    • Internships: Please note that the deadline to apply for Summer Internships is May 26th. Students can access the required paperwork here and should submit it directly to the CCPD, at career@cabrini.edu.
  • Leave of Absence or Withdrawal from the University:
    • Students needing to take a leave of absence for the Spring 2021 semester or permanently withdraw from Cabrini University should contact Dr. Kimberly Boyd at kboyd@cabrini.edu.
  • To add, drop, or withdrawal from a class after a deadline contact Dr. Anjuli Gairola: anjuli.gairola@cabrini.edu 

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