Workshops

The Counseling Department offers informational workshops to educate students and assist them in reaching their academic/career goals.  See below for more details.    

EDUCATIONAL PLANNING WORKSHOP (EPW)

All new students are required to attend an Educational Planning Workshop (EPW) where you will meet with a counselor to create your first year plan using DegreeWorks.  The counseling team will make sure you get off to a good start!  Pre-registration is required, seating is limited.  Bring a copy of your current high school transcript to the workshopFollow the link to register for an EPW    

GRADES MATTER WORKSHOP

The Counseling Department has developed this workshop to help students understand his/her academic and/or progress standing.  Students will learn strategies to get back on track and regain good standing with the college.  The workshop will also cover the consequences of being on probation such as unit limitation, financial aid eligibility, and priority registration.  Students who receive a probation email notification are strongly encouraged to attend the workshop.

Santa Maria Campus 
February 6 Wednesday 11-12 p.m. A-403
February 19 Tuesday 2-3 p.m. A-403
March 6 Wednesday 11-12 p.m. A-403
March 26 Tuesday 2-3 p.m. A-403
April 10 Wednesday 11-12 p.m. A-403
April 23- Cancelled Tuesday 2-3 p.m. A-403
May 8- Cancelled Wednesday 11-12 p.m. A-403

 

 Lompoc Valley Center
February 12 Tuesday 12-1 p.m. Bldg 1-202/203
March 27 Wednesday 3-4 p.m. Bldg 1-202/203
April 16 Tuesday 4-5 p.m. Bldg 1-202/203
May 17 Friday 10-11 p.m. Bldg 1-202/203

 

TIME MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

The Counseling Department has developed this workshop to help students enrich their time management skills.  The workshop will provide students with tools and guidance and learn how to use their time more effectively.  In addition, this workshop will cover common obstacles to effective time management that will help students assess their won time and priorities.

Santa Maria Campus 
February 5 Tuesday 4-5:30 p.m. A-403
February 20 Wednesday 1:30-3 p.m. G-103
March 5 Tuesday 4-5:30 p.m. A-403
March 20 Wednesday 1:30-3 p.m. A-403
April 2 Tuesday 4-5:30 p.m. A-403
April 17 Wednesday 1:30-3 p.m. A-403

 

 Lompoc Valley Center
February 11 Monday 4-5:30p.m. Bldg 2-101
March 11 Monday 3-4:30 p.m. Bldg 2-101
April 8 Monday 4-5:30 p.m. Bldg 2-101

 

STUDY SKILLS WORKSHOP

The Counseling Department has developed this workshop to help students develop/improve their study skills.  The workshop will also provide an activity that focuses on self-awareness and how it may relate to study styles/habits.  By attending this workshop, students will learn strategies to perform better and be successful in and out of the classroom.

Santa Maria Campus 
February 12  Tuesday 4-5:30 p.m. A-403
February 27 Wednesday 1:30-3 p.m. A-403
March 12  Tuesday 4-5:30 p.m. A-403 
March 27 Wednesday 1:30-3 p.m. A-403 
April 9 Tuesday 4-5:30 p.m. A-403
April 24- Cancelled Wednesday 1:30-3 p.m. A-403

 

 Lompoc Valley Center
February 25 Monday 4-5:30 p.m. Bldg 2-102
March 25 Monday 4-5:30 p.m. Bldg 2-102
April 22 Monday 4-5:30 p.m. Bldg 2-102

UNIVERSITY TRANSFER CENTER WORKSHOPS

The University Transfer Center (UTC) provides informative workshops to assist students in the transfer process. View a list of scheduled workshops.

AHC NURSING START HERE WORKSHOP

During the nursing workshops you will learn about our CNA, LVN, and RN requirements. This includes, prerequisites, application deadlines, AHC graduation requirements, the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) requirements, and nursing priority registration. This workshop is intended for all students interested in AHC's nursing program. Prior to attending the workshop, students are required to complete an AHC admission application. In addition, students will receive an abbreviated Student Education Plan. 

Santa Maria Campus
January 29 Tuesday 12-1 p.m. A-403
February 19 Tuesday 12-1 p.m. A-401
March 13 Wednesday 5-6 p.m. A-103
April 11 Thursday 12-1 p.m. A-403
May 17 Friday 12-1 p.m. A-103

 

Lompoc Valley Center
March 7 Thursday 1-2 p.m. Bldg 1-202/203
April 26 Friday 2-3 p.m. Bldg 1-202/203

PATHWAYS TO A BACHELOR'S OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (BSN) WORKSHOP

Interested in transferring to a BSN program? Attend this workshop and learn more about the following routes to a BSN program:
*Basic Nursing or Pre Licensure program
*LVN to BSN
*ADN (RN) to BSN

In addition, you will learn about common prerequisites, CSU and UC general education requirements, admission application deadlines, and TEAS testing.

Santa Maria Campus
January 28 Monday 12-1 p.m. A-403
February 26 Tuesday 12-1 p.m. A-403
March 27  Wednesday 5-6 p.m. A-403
April 25 Thursday 12-1 p.m. A-403
May 10 Friday 12-1 p.m. A-403

 

Lompoc Valley Center
February 19 Tuesday 12-1 p.m. Bldg. 2-101
April 10 Wednesday 5-6 p.m. Bldg. 2-101

 

 

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