Student Success Week

Check out this great line-up of Student Success Week sessions that can help you reach your success. Make sure to check with your instructor to see if you get extra credit for attending!


All Week - Sept. 20-23

Cyclones Trivia Challenge

Theme: Games & Puzzles. Monday, September 20 –Thursday, September 23: Must complete by 3:00 PM on Thursday.

We’re all about combining learning and fun during Student Success Week. Participate in our Cyclone Trivia Challenge during Student Success Week, and show off your knowledge on games and puzzles to potentially win some SCTCC swag! More info at this link.


Monday, September 20, 2021

Creating a Cushion: Identifying your Expenses
10:30 a.m. in 1-317

Join Dr. Brown (she/her/hers) for this series on how to create a financial cushion. Each session will be 30 minutes and focus on a different topic.

How to Navigate eServices
12:30 p.m. in 1-339

This workshop is for anyone interested in taking charge of their educational pathway by using eServices. This tool is the hub for student information! Training includes locating your GPA and Degree Audit - tracking courses earned, transferred, in-progress & remaining course work to earn a degree or prepare to transfer. ALSO the “what-if” option for students who are thinking of changing majors or double-majoring. 

Grocery BINGO
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Commons

Join us in the Commons to have fun playing BINGO, win some GROCERIES and learn more about our Cyclone Food Pantry!

Resumes that Get Attention
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in 2-427

Learn how to write a resume or update your existing resume to get attention by employers. Attend this session to learn how to effectively market yourself to employers, learn what to include and how to talk about what you have done; and what to do if you do not have experience. RSVP here.

Managing Time and Why it's Important for your Satisfactory Academic Progress
12:30-1:30 p.m. in 1-321

In order to maintain satisfactory academic progress, you must maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average and a 66.67% completion rate. With everything going on in the world and in your day to day life, this can be hard to do. Join Sadam Omar, Academic Advisor, for this session where we will discuss how managing your time by creating a schedule and sticking to it will help you achieve and sustain the grades you need to succeed!

Explore Careers and Academic Programs
1-2 p.m. in 1-329 (Near Door 6)

Part of the Design Your Future series for the October 5 Transfer Fair.

Whether you want to compare a couple of careers/majors or you are completely undecided on a career that is right for you, we can help.  Take the brand new Focus2Career assessment and learn more about yourself and occupations that match your interests and preferences.  A career counselor will be on hand to answer any questions you might have and help guide you through the process. RSVP here.


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

St. Cloud State University Transfer Visit
8 a.m.-noon in Academic Advising, 1-312

Plan to transfer after SCTCC? Curious about your program options, cost, scholarships, and opportunities that are available to you? St. Cloud State University (SCSU) transfer admissions representatives will be on campus to answer your questions and help set you up on the path for a successful transfer. SCSU offers more than 200 programs of study, 250 student organizations, and opportunities to work with faculty and staff on high-level research projects, and high level interactive labs across campus disciplines for hands on learning. Drop-in to the Academic Advising Center in 1-312 and speak with an SCSU admissions representative.

Creating a Cushion: Eliminating Debt
9 a.m. in 1-317

Join Dr. Brown (she/her/hers) for this series on how to create a financial cushion. Each session will be 30 minutes and focus on a different topic.

Health Majors at SCTCC - Be Prepared to Apply!
10 a.m. in 1-244

Attend this workshop to learn how to be the best candidate for health programs and what happens AFTER you apply.

This workshop is for students just starting at SCTCC AND for students who plan to apply to programs in the near future. 

Interviewing Skills Workshop
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in 2-427

Bring your lunch! Learn the importance of practicing your interview skills before you are up for that dream job.  SCTCC Career Services will share an online tool that can help you prepare to be a successful candidate.  Learn about STAR stories and why you need to create them to prepare for interviews. RSVP here.

Choosing the Right College or University for You
1-2 p.m. in 1-431

Part of the Design Your Future series for the October 5 Transfer Fair. Be prepared for a hands on, interactive session to explore what your preferences are your next college or university.  We will use a visual model to “Picture your ideal college experience” and have you explore the many opportunities out there to find the one that fits you best. RSVP here.

Creating a Cushion: Building Your Savings
4:30 p.m. in 1-317

Join Dr. Brown (she/her/hers) for this series on how to create a financial cushion. Each session will be 30 minutes and focus on a different topic.


Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Plant Care is Self-Care!
9:00AM in 1-433

Gardening is one of the most effective forms of self-care. Learn why and leave with your own houseplant! Limited to 12 people. Please register here!

Yoga and Staying Connected
11:15 a.m.-noon in 1-441

Stretch out mid- week with a nice yoga flow and learn about what’s happening at SCTCC at the same time. Please register: max of 11 registrants. Please register here!

Health Majors at SCTCC - Be Prepared to Apply!
Noon on ZOOM

Attend this workshop to learn how to be the best candidate for health programs and what happens AFTER you apply. This workshop is for students just starting at SCTCC AND for students who plan to apply to programs in the near future. Join via ZOOM!

Resumes that Get Attention
Noon- 1 p.m. in 2-427

Learn how to write a resume or update your existing resume to get attention by employers. Attend this session to learn how to effectively market yourself to employers, learn what to include and how to talk about what you have done; and what to do if you do not have experience. RSVP here.

Creating a Cushion: Planning for the Future
1 p.m. in 1-321

Join Dr. Brown (she/her/hers) for this series on how to create a financial cushion. Each session will be 30 minutes and focus on a different topic.


Thursday, September 23, 2021

How to Navigate eServices
9 a.m. in 1-406

This workshop is for anyone interested in taking charge of their educational pathway by using eServices. This tool is the hub for student information! Training includes locating your GPA and Degree Audit - tracking courses earned, transferred, in-progress & remaining course work to earn a degree or prepare to transfer. ALSO the “what-if” option for students who are thinking of changing majors or double-majoring. 

Attention! Guide to Staying Focused and Completing Tasks
11 a.m.-noon on ZOOM

Learn focus and concentration strategies to help you maintain attention, complete tasks, and be successful! In this session, you will have a chance to put these strategies into action, so come prepared with a list of tasks you need to complete (optional but encouraged)! We will also learn and practice a relaxation technique that can be used to de-stress.

Interviewing Skills Workshop
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Career Center 1-448

Bring your lunch! Learn the importance of practicing your interview skills before you are up for that dream job.  SCTCC Career Services will share an online tool that can help you prepare to be a successful candidate.  Learn about STAR stories and why you need to create them to prepare for interviews. RSVP here.

Financing Your Future
1-2 p.m. in 1-431

Part of the Design Your Future series for the October 5 Transfer Fair. This workshop will go over costs and affordability for a bachelor’s degree.  You will get an opportunity to have your financial aid questions answered.  Bring your mobile device with you to set up a game plan to apply for scholarships. RSVP here.

3 p.m. - Cyclones TRIVIA CHALLENGE is due!


If you need interpreting services, please click on this link to request an interpreter for an event. We need 48 hours’ notice to be able to arrange an interpreter.