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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 Workshops (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 Workshops

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
       
       
       
Lompoc Valley Center
       
       
       

Time Management Workshops

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
       
       
       
Lompoc Valley Center
       
       
       

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
       
       
       
Lompoc Valley Center
       
       
       

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 Workshops

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
       
       
       
Lompoc Valley Center
       
       
       

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
       
       
       
Lompoc Valley Center