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Workshop List

Location: N112 Cougar Village I (building 563)

Length: 50 minutes. Please be on time. No admittance after 5 minutes past the hour.

Register: Workshop Signup

Online registration is necessary to obtain a spot. Problems registering? Call Laura Heidel 713-743-5439.

LAUNCH also offers individual academic counseling. Call 713-743-5411 to schedule an appointment.  LAUNCH stands for Learning Advancements for Undergraduate Cougars of Houston.

Spring 2018 Workshops

Week Topic Time 1 Time 2 (repeat)
1 Strategies for a Great Semester Tu 1/16@2pm     Th 1/18@11am
2 Time Management Mo 1/22@1pm     Th 1/25@4pm
3 College Level Reading Tu 1/30@10am   Th 2/1@2pm
4 Note taking Mo 2/5@3pm Fr 2/9@10am
5 Improving Concentration Tu 2/13@10am   Th 2/15@3pm
6 Reading/Studying in STEM Classes Mo 2/19@11am Fr 2/23@11am
7 Motivation Mo 2/26@2pm Th 3/1@2pm
8 Test Preparation Tu 3/6@2pm Fr 3/9@11am


10 Test Anxiety Reduction Tu 3/20@2pm Th 3/22@10am
11 Overcoming Procrastination Tu 3/27@3pm Fr 3/30@3pm
12 Succeeding in Online Classes Mo 4/2@3pm We 4/4@3pm
13 Learning Beyond Memorization Tu 4/10@11am   We 4/11@3pm
14 Time Management Mo 4/16@11am Th 4/19@3pm
15 Preparing For/Coping with Finals Mo 4/23@3pm     We 4/25@2pm

**Workshops will be added when necessary throughout the semester. Please visit the "Workshops Signup" link on the LAUNCH website for the most up to date information.

***Verification forms will be signed for the above workshops

Specialty Workshops

These workshops meet weekly. Please plan to come to most/all sessions for greatest benefit.

Attention Deficit Disorder Workshop Series

Do you have Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD or ADHD)? Then this workshop series is for you.

Learn new skills to help with concentration and time management, and get tips from other students in a fun, supportive atmosphere.

To register or ask questions contact Laura Heidel, Ph.D. at 713-743-5439 or

ADD/ADHD: Time management Part 1 Tues., 1/30 @ 4 pm Rm. N112, CV1
ADD/ADHD: Time management Part 2 Tues., 2/6 @ 4 pm Rm N112
ADD/ADHD: Concentration Part 1 Tues., 2/13 @ 4 pm Rm N112
ADD/ADHD: Concentration Part 2 Tues., 2/20 @ 4 pm Rm N112
ADD/ADHD: Study Skills for your particular classes Tues., 2/27 @ 4 pm Rm N112
ADD/ADHD: Organizing your academic/home materials Tues., 3/6 @ 4 pm Rm N112

Forming New Study Habits Workshop Series

Want to form new study habits? This workshop series is for you.

Do you want to increase your hours of studying? Stop procrastinating? Create new academic goals? Increase motivation? This workshop series will use the latest research on habit forming to help you reach your goals, by discussing thoughts, feelings, and behaviors related to habit forming. Set goals each week and then let us know that you are meeting them the following week. We will meet for 8 weeks. This series meets in N109 CV1. Bring your lunch!

To register or to ask questions contact Laura Heidel, Ph.D., at 713-743-5439 or

Forming New Study Habits Workshop Series Every Thursday, starting February 1 and ending March 29, 12-1pm Rm. N109, CV1