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Past Workshops

Is There a Trick to Choosing a College Major?

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3247

Presenter: Carla Johnson, Counselor

Discuss the myths and truths behind this burning question as you explore effective ways to approach choosing your major path. While you won’t have a magic answer at the end of this session, you will have a simple process to start today and finish outside of the workshop that will help you find your answer. Join us for a real treat!


A Roadmap to Mental Health Services

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 10 to 11 a.m.

Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3247

Presenter: Elena Sakopoulos, Midwest Organizing Manager, Young Invincibles

Confused about the mental health care system? Have a loved one who needs help, but isn’t sure how to find a professional? Want to talk to someone, but don’t know if you can afford any treatment? Everyone deserves help when times get tough, and we want to assist you in finding the services you need. Come out to learn about the steps to take to access affordable, accessible mental health care close to home.


Breaking the Pattern of Procrastination

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2 to 4 p.m.

Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3247

Presenter: Danice McGrath, Counselor

Are you constantly scrambling to get things done? Are you often in a deadline-induced panic? Do you wish you were more productive? If so, this workshop is for you. Come explore reasons why people procrastinate and learn ways to overcome your patterns of procrastination.


Transferology and Other Transfer Tools

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 9 to 11 a.m.     

Seaton Computing Center (SCC), Room 119

Presenters: Cheryl Baunbach-Caplan, Counselor, and Laura Nenninger, Counselor

Want to know if your classes will transfer to a four-year college or university? Learn the latest tools designed to simplify the transfer process.


Time Management

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2 to 3 p.m.

Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3247

Presenter: Edison Wells, Counselor

Always running around at the last minute? Feeling pressured and don’t know where your day went? Well, it is probably a thing called life that has you up and going all the time. Participate in this session on time management and find out exactly where you are spending time and how to prioritize it.


Test Anxiety and Mindfulness

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 9 to 10 a.m.

Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3247

Presenter: Dr. Dennis Emano, Counselor

Ever experience a “mind block” or get “panicky” during tests? Find out how cognition and the stress response play a role in generating anxiety and how mindfulness can help you achieve better test results.


Stress Management

Thursday, Nov. 30, 3 to 4 p.m.

Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3247

Presenter: Dr. Silvia Donatelli, Counselor

Finals can be stressful! In this fun and interactive workshop, you will learn effective stress management techniques that will enable you to stay calm and cool when stressed.


Grief and Loss

Thursday, Dec. 7, 2 to 4 p.m.

Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3247

Presenter: Barb Dion, Counselor

The loss of a loved one can be stressful, affecting everything you do. You may feel lost at sea unable to visualize the future. Learn how to grieve in a healthy way and what to expect on your grief journey.


For more information, call (630) 942-2259 or stop by the Counseling and Advising Office, Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3200.


Contact Information

Counseling and Advising Services
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3200, (630) 942-2259

Regular Hours for the Glen Ellyn campus:

Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.                 

Please check with each off-campus center for their hours:

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College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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