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Academic Success Certificate


Academic Success Certificate

The Academic Success (Onyx) Certificate has been designed to help students navigate academic life more successfully. This certificate takes into account all aspects of a student's life and how that impacts their academic success. Workshops will enable you to identify your currently scholarly skills and lead to overall academic improvement. The Onyx Certificate will serve all students who wish to improve upon their academic lifestyle and prepare you with the tools for academic success.

The certificate is comprised of four core workshops, four elective workshops and submission of journal reflections for each workshop. If you are a AOP tutor, or applying to be a AOP tutor, you can attend four additional tutor centered workshops to receive the Onyx Academic Success Certificate Plus Tutor Program Completion Award (see below for details).

The Onyx Certificate will be awarded upon completion of the four required workshops (How to Effectively Navigate Academic Texts, How to SWOT Your Way to Success, Listening Skills* and Study Skills and Test Anxiety).

Required Workshops

  • How to Effectively Navigate Academic Texts 
  • How to SWOT Your Way to Success!
  • Listening Skills 
  • Study Skills & Test Anxiety

*Exclusively for AOP Tutors*:

Academic Success Certificate Plus Tutor Program Completion Award 

The certificate is comprised of eight core required workshops and four elective workshops. The Onyx Academic Success Certificate Plus Tutor Program Completion Award will be awarded upon completion of twelve required workshops and submission of journal reflections for each workshop. 

**Once tutors complete the 4 additional tutoring requirements (see workshops with * below), they receive an AOP jacket. Once they complete the Onyx Certificate, they receive a $.50 raise.**

Required Workshops

  • How to Effectively Navigate Academic Texts 
  • How to SWOT Your Way to Success!
  • Listening Skills 
  • Study Skills & Test Anxiety
  • AOP Tutor Orientation* 
  • Keys to Effective Mentoring* 
  • Planning a Tutoring Session*
  • Problem Solving*

 Onyx Certificate