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ELASP for Freshmen Events

Download the ELASP for Freshmen Fall 2022 Events Calendar

Seminar Times

Monday (Virtual) | 3:00-4:00pm: Randy & Sidharth
Tuesday | CBB 510| 11:30am-12:30pm: Randy & Cynthia
Wednesday | CBB 522| 12:00pm-1:00pm: Sidharth & Cynthia
Wednesday | CBB 522| 3:00-4:00pm: Randy & Cynthia
Friday | CBB 510| 11:00am – 12:00pm: Sidharth & Cynthia
Friday | CBB 510| 1:00pm – 2:00pm: Randy & Sidharth

Seminar Topics

Time Management
Dates: 8/29 - 9/9
Description: Come learn some tips and tricks to manage your time as best as possible while learning a new environment.

Goal Setting 101
Dates: 9/12 - 9/23
Description: Want to know the purpose of goal setting? Join your peer leader as they guide a discussion around setting goals, planning your major and future.

Facing Adversity/How to GRIT through College
Dates: 9/26 - 10/7
Description: This workshop will focus on building confidence to overcome obstacles and various challenges while in college. Come learn the importance of self-compassion, challenging the negative thoughts that keep you feeling stuck, and encouraging and empowering yourself.

Advising
Dates: 10/10 - 10/21
It’s time to start thinking about Spring 2023! This is a terrific opportunity to meet with an Academic Advisor during a convenient time that’s already blocked out for your bi-weekly seminar times. Don’t wait, attend your session with your peers!

Leadership and Values
Dates: 10/24 - 11/4
Description: What do you value? How do you want others to see you? What impact do you want to leave? Do you let these things guide your actions? Let’s talk about what that looks like and how you can begin to grow your leadership skills!

Preparing for Finals Week and Stress Management
Dates: 11/7 - 11/18
Description: Are you under stress with finals near? Come learn healthy habits and effective time management skills to close out the semester as best as possible.

ELASP for Freshmen Workshops & Events

ELASP for Freshmen: Welcome #BauerGrad26 Event
Date: Friday, August 26th
Time: 2:00 – 4:00PM
Location: Rockwell Pavilion
Description: Kick off your first year of college with ELASP. Meet your peers, connect with the Peer Leaders, win prizes, and learn more about the ELASP for Freshmen program!

ELASP: UH Student Services Workshop
Date: Thursday, September 8th
Time: 4:00 – 5:00PM
Location: CBB 310
Description: Want to learn more about what services UH has to offer? Come to this workshop and learn more about the university’s LAUNCH Tutoring Services, Cougar Cupboard Food Pantry, and Counseling and Psychological Services.

ELASP for Freshmen: Ice-Cream Social & Board Games
Date: Tuesday, September 13th
Time: 4:00 - 5:30PM
Location: CBB 522
Description: Have a sweet afternoon enjoying ice cream and board games with the Peer Leaders and fellow ELASPers. Oh, and bring your competitive spirit!

ELASP for Freshmen: Strategies for Taking Notes & Studying Effectively in College Workshop
Date: Thursday, September 15th
Time: 4:00 – 5:00PM
Location: Click here to join the meeting
Description: Learn how to master notetaking in college. With a little effort up front, you can simplify and organize the notetaking process to set yourself up for greater success!

ELASP for Freshmen: Tulane vs. Houston Football Game with Peer Leaders
Date: Friday, September 30th
Time: 6:00PM
Location: TDECU Football Stadium
Description: Show your school spirit with your fellow ELASPers at a football game in our very own TDECU stadium!

ELASP for Freshmen: So, You Bombed Your First Exam, #HELP: Workshop
Date: Wednesday, October 5th
Time: 4:00 – 5:00PM
Location: CBB 522
Description: Okay, so you didn’t crush your first exam – don't fret! Join us to talk about strategies to do better moving forward.

ELASP for Freshmen: Mid-Semester Bowling
Date: Wednesday, October 12th
Time: 5:00 - 6:30PM
Location: Student Center Games Room
Description: Come celebrate your mid-semester victories with us through bowling and pizza!

ELASP: Organizations, Internships, & Involvement – Oh My! Workshop
Date: Thursday, October 13th
Time: 4:00 – 5:00PM
Location: CBB 328
Description: Discover unique ways to enhance your college experience. Join us as we hear from Bauer student leaders and officers from the student organizations of Bauer to learn about ways to get involved!

ELASP for Freshmen: Speed Social Event
Date: Thursday, October 27th
Time: 5:00-6:30PM
Location: CBB 328
Description: How fast can you get to know the other ELASP for Freshmen students? Put your skills to the test in this fun way to connect with others!

ELASP for Freshmen: Semester Wrap-Up Social
Date: Monday, November 7th
Time: 5:00-6:30PM
Location: Click here to join the meeting
Description: Let’s reflect on the semester you had and celebrate your accomplishments so far! Join the Peer Leaders for a night of fun and reflection!

ELASP for Freshmen: The Power of Purpose Workshop with Associate Dean, Frank Kelley
Date: Wednesday, November 9th
Time: 4:00 – 5:00PM
Location: CBB 510
Description: Join Associate Dean Frank Kelley as he guides an engaging conversation around the power of purpose. Ok, but what is purpose? Purpose is an active expression of our values and compassion for others.

ELASP for Freshmen: Ugly Holiday Sweater Shindig
Date: Thursday, December 1st
Time: 5:00 – 6:30PM
Location: CBB 328
Description: Let’s end the semester with some holiday fun! Bring your ugliest holiday sweater and your holiday cheer and celebrate with us with snacks and activities.