Each semester a variety of departments at the College of Western Idaho offer free workshops to CWI students.  These workshops are an opportunity for students to enhance their learning and to focus on skills that will help you succeed in college and beyond! Check with your instructors, as some instructors may give you extra credit for participating in these workshops!

Student Success

Brought to you by CWI professional advisors, these workshops will help you gain the skills needed to be a successful student in the academic setting. Learn about the topic at hand, discuss with a professional advisor, and participate in activities designed to facilitate skill development, and more! Workshop sessions typically last for 50 minutes.

Topics include:

  • Time Management
  • Goal Setting
  • Successful Habits for Online Learning
  • Blackboard Navigation
  • Learning Styles
  • College Etiquette
  • Budgeting
  • Stress Management
  • Test Anxiety


The Career Services workshops are carefully designed to address common career-related concerns and questions. Build your resume, plan for life after college, and practice those skills required in interviews. Workshop sessions typically last for 50 minutes.

Topics include:

  • Career Exploration
  • Importance of Internships
  • Searching for Scholarships
  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Skills


Wellness Education Workshops are available to all students through CWI’s Student Conduct and Crisis Counseling departments.  These workshops are created to assist students build stronger, healthier relationships and increase their understanding of themselves in relationship to others.  Workshop sessions typically last for 50 minutes.

Topics include:

  • Conflict Management
  • Assertive Communication
  • Drug & Alcohol Education
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Bystander Intervention
  • Servant Leadership


Facilitated by CWI’s Tutoring Services staff, these workshops will help you to enhance the skills necessary for the demands needed to succeed in the classroom. Discussions will cover regular, hybrid, and online course sections. Many of our workshops are facilitated by student tutors allowing you to gain a perspective that’s unique to your peers. Our workshops are collaborative in nature so participation will be highly encouraged. Workshop sessions typically last for 60 minutes, and you will have an opportunity to critique the session and presenter.

Topics include:

  • Computer Essentials for Students
  • Blackboard Navigation and Technology Tools
  • Time Management Strategies
  • Study Skills Strategies
  • Note taking Strategies for the Classroom
  • Critical Reading Techniques
  • Memorization Techniques
  • Test Preparation & Test Taking Strategies
  • Test Anxiety Reduction Techniques
  • Final Exam Preparation Strategies
  • APA/MLA Formatting

Upcoming Workshops