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Passport to Success

The PASSPORT TO SUCCESS workshop series is especially designed for (but not limited to) new RIC students, to aid in navigating campus and find out more about a variety of departmental services and programs.

Participating students will receive passport stamps at each session to submit at the Student Union Welcome and Information Center to enter a raffle to win $100 in Campus Points! The more you attend, the more chances you have to win…

Workshop Series

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Campus Tour
Tuesday, August 21 from 1:00-2:00pm
Meet in Student Union #307
Still wondering where everything is—or perhaps just need a review? This in depth tour will make you confident about where everything is on campus, including buildings, departmental offices, tips on parking lot strategies, etc. Join us!
Presented by the Student Union

Recreating Your Way to Academic Success!
Tuesday, August 28 from 1:00-2:00pm (SU #307)
The newly renovated Recreation Center is complete – and you might want to get an idea of what opportunities there are for working out, playing a quick game of basketball, taking in a few laps or joining a class or intramural team. This session will outline a variety of options available to you keeping in mind that a fit body supports a fit mind, and academic success!
Presented by the Recreation Center

Major Confusion
Tuesday, September 4 from 1-2pm
Student Union 307
How do you choose a major that is a good fit for your academic and career aspirations?
How do you choose a major when you may not yet know what those aspirations are? Join us to find out!
Presented by the Career Development Center

Win Prizes and Find Out How to Get Involved at RIC!
Monday, September 10 from 8:00-9:00pm (SU #307)
Compete for prizes as you learn about all that Rhode Island College has to offer!  Trips, student organizations, mentor programs, leadership development opportunities, and more!  Get the most out of your RIC experience!
Presented by Student Activities

Scholarships
Tuesday, September 11 from 1:00-2:00pm (SU #307)
This session will lead you through the process of finding what RI College scholarships may be available to you as a student at Rhode Island College.
Presented by Financial Aid

Campus Tour
Tuesday, August 21 from 1:00-2:00pm
Meet in Student Union #307
Still wondering where everything is—or perhaps just need a review? This in depth tour will make you confident about where everything is on campus, including buildings, departmental offices, tips on parking lot strategies, etc. Join us!
Presented by the Student Union

Recreating Your Way to Academic Success!
Tuesday, August 28 from 1:00-2:00pm (SU #307)
The newly renovated Recreation Center is complete – and you might want to get an idea of what opportunities there are for working out, playing a quick game of basketball, taking in a few laps or joining a class or intramural team. This session will outline a variety of options available to you keeping in mind that a fit body supports a fit mind, and academic success!
Presented by the Recreation Center

Major Confusion
Tuesday, September 4 from 1-2pm
Student Union 307
How do you choose a major that is a good fit for your academic and career aspirations?
How do you choose a major when you may not yet know what those aspirations are? Join us to find out!
Presented by the Career Development Center

Win Prizes and Find Out How to Get Involved at RIC!
Monday, September 10 from 8:00-9:00pm (SU #307)
Compete for prizes as you learn about all that Rhode Island College has to offer!  Trips, student organizations, mentor programs, leadership development opportunities, and more!  Get the most out of your RIC experience!
Presented by Student Activities

Scholarships
Tuesday, September 11 from 1:00-2:00pm (SU #307)
This session will lead you through the process of finding what RI College scholarships may be available to you as a student at Rhode Island College.
Presented by Financial Aid

The ABC’s of Health Services
Monday, September 17 from 8:00-9:00pm (SU #307)
From asthma to zits and just about everything in between, explore the complexities of managing your own health care and how Health Services can help. Learn about the student health insurance plan, contraceptives, lab tests and more. Find out what RIC Health Services has to offer you!
Presented by Health Services

The Campus Store—There for YOU!
Tuesday, September 18 from 1:00-2:00pm (SU #307)
The Campus Store is so much more than books – it’s academic supplies, apparel, insignia items, gifts, convenience items and more! This workshop will give you insight into book selection, textbook costs, book buyback strategies, and most of all a staff who is ready to lend a helping hand to customers!
Presented by the Campus Store

How to Win College
Tuesday, September 25 from 1:00-2:00pm (SU #307) Having trouble navigating all of the resources on campus? Not sure who to go to when a problem arises? The Learning for Life team will provide a fun and interactive breakdown of the services, supports, and opportunities available to students and help you chart your course toward graduation. 
Presented by Learning for Life

Do You Have a Disability?
Tuesday, October 2 from 1:00-2:00pm (SU #307) 
We can help! Join the Disability Services Center staff for a discussion and question session regarding the resources and services available to students with disabilities at Rhode Island College.  Topics will include Disability Documentation, Confidentiality, Reasonable Accommodations, and Assistive Technology.
Presented by Disability Services

Top Ten Nutrients Missing in College Students' Diets
Tuesday, October 9 from 1:00-2:00pm (SU #307) Meet the college’s registered dietitian and learn how to avoid common pitfalls in eating. Presented by Donovan Dining Center

Stress & Time Management  
Tuesday, October 16 from 1-2pm (SU #307)
Balancing demands and resources is an invariably stressful part of your college experience.  Time is an equal opportunity resource.   Come and learn some easy tools that will help you more effectively manage time and stress, and accomplish your most important goals.
Presented by the Counseling Center

Preparing for a Teaching Career: Success Through Involvement and Engagement
Tuesday, October 23 from 1:00-2:00 (SU #307)
Preparing for a teaching career involves more than taking courses. Attending conferences, joining professional education associations, and engaging in volunteer opportunities build knowledge, experience, and connections with potential employers.  If you are considering becoming a teacher or are already on the path, come learn what the School of Education can offer, resources we can provide, and how we can help you along the way.
Presented by Feinstein School Office of Community Service Learning

Is a Career as a Professional Nurse in Your Future?
Tuesday, October 30 from 1:00-2:00pm
Learn about the professional nursing program at RIC and the great opportunities a career in nursing offers. Talk with faculty and students about what it takes to be successful as a nursing student and professional nurse.
Presented by School of Nursing

“So You Think You Want To Be a Teacher?”
Tuesday, November 6 from 1:00-2:00 (SU #307)
Student Union 307
You’ll learn about the many different types of teaching programs we offer, receive hints on the job market for individuals who hold teaching degrees, and have the opportunity to ask questions and get answers!
Presented by Feinstein School of Education and Human Development

Studying Abroad at RIC - What You Need to Know!
Tuesday, November 13 from 1:00-2:00 (SU #307)
Student Union 307
This session will provide students with the basics about the study abroad process and the options open to them as students at RI College. Find out how you can get college credit while experiencing a different culture.
Presented by the Study Abroad Office

National Student Exchange
Tuesday, November 20 from 1:00-2:00pm (SU #307)
There are over 200 colleges and universities at which you could study for a semester or academic year for the same amount of money it costs you to come to RIC.  Come and learn more about how to participate in this exchange program.  You might be studying in California or Alaska next year!
Presented by OASIS 



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