Core Interview Blog Series from the CCO

From Tamara Clarkson, Center for Career Opportunities (CCO):

Not sure where to begin in preparing for your career search? Check out our CCO Blog Core Series to get some quick tips and in-depth strategy on all things career prep! From examples to step-by-step tutorials, you’ll find everything you need to jumpstart your career search and polish your documents and interviewing skills.

Check Holds on or after October 4 to Prevent Inability to Register

From Chris Marheine, Office of the Registrar:

This email is to let you know that we will be assigning the emergency contact and financial obligation holds to all active students on Monday, October 3rd.  After that date students will need to clear these holds before they will be able to register for Spring 2017.  Even if they take care of these items now, the hold will still be placed on October 3rd, so students should wait until October 4th to to check and clear these holds!

Instructions for how to clear those holds is here: Emergency Contact and Financial Obligation step-by-step.

Health Professions Virtual Fair (Sept. 26 & 30)

From Mandy Chalk, Academic Advisor in Exploratory Studies:

Hello!  Are you interested in a career in the health care field?  The Health Professions Virtual Fair is taking place on September 26th and 30th.  Sign up for the Virtual Career Fair here: This is a great opportunity to ask questions of professionals in the health care fields!

Respect Boundaries Program Deadline (Sept. 26)

From Nicole Weibel, Education Coordinator, Ofc. of the VP for Ethics and Compliance:

With the Fall 2016 semester rapidly approaching, I want to remind you about the Respect Boundaries: Sexual Violence Awareness Program requirement for new incoming students.

WHAT: All new incoming students must complete the Respect Boundaries: Sexual Violence Awareness program.  If students do not meet the deadline, they may not be able to register for classes for the Spring 2017 semester.  A hold will be placed on their registration until they complete the program.

WHO: All new incoming students includes new freshman, transfer, graduate, and professional students.  This includes distance education students, non-degree seeking students, and part-time students.

WHY: The Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act, a federal law,  requires all new incoming students to receive primary prevention and awareness education about sexual violence.

WHEN: The course will be available August 12th.  Students will receive an initial announcement via email on Monday, August 15th. The deadline for completion is Monday, September 26th.

Do you have questions about completing the Respect Boundaries program?  Contact Nicole Weibel at .

Academic Success Center Services (Fall 2016)

Need a little extra help to become that star student you always dreamed of?  Look no further than the Academic Success Center (ASC)!  Here are services they provide:

PEER SUCCESS COACHING PROGRAM | Our Peer Success Coaching program has expanded again since last year, offering more openings for students seeking additional support and accountability as they work toward academic, social, and/or personal goals during the semester. Students can apply for a PSC online at Contact Mariana Naddaf for more information.

WORKSHOPS | The ASC offers free workshops available to all students on topics including time management, overcoming procrastination, and effective study strategies. The schedule is available online.  Students can register to attend a workshop online or at the event. Interested in setting up a workshop for a class or student group? Contact Josh Lee from more information.

CONSULTATIONS | Students can get tailored support on study strategies, time management, test-taking strategies, and other academic success topics in a 1-on-1 meeting with an academic consultant. Students can sign up for an appointment through the Krannert Calendar App or visit during our drop-in hours:

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Wednesdays from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

In addition to these opportunities, the ASC will continue to help students connect with academic support resources through and provide online resources through our website.