Request a Student Engagement Workshop

Do you need help building a better team, running more effective meetings, or achieving your goals? At the Student Engagement office, we offer customized workshops on these topics — and many more — based on the specific needs of your club, group or organization.

Before you request a workshop, please see if the topic is already offered through our Life & Learning Workshops for students. If you don’t see a Life & Learning Workshop that meets your needs — or if you need to schedule a workshop for your group or class — please request a workshop using the Workshop Request Form below.

Who Are These Programs For?

These workshops and programs are primarily for students and student groups, and are free of charge for students and student groups.

How to Request a Program

Step 1. Plan Ahead

All programs require at least two weeks advance notice, and should have at least 10 attendees. Please note that you are responsible for providing any required presentation equipment on-site (e.g., a computer, audio/speakers, projector and screen); if you cannot provide the equipment, please let us know.

Step 2. Review the Available Programs

Read the descriptions on this page and decide which program is right for you.

Step 3: Fill Out the Request Form

Make sure you include your contact information.

Step 4. We Will Contact You to Confirm

When your request is received, we will contact you to coordinate details and confirm the time, date and location for your program. Your request is not confirmed until you are contacted by one of our staff members.

Step 5. Promote Your Program

Please collaborate with others and advertise your program to attract attendees and ensure participation.

In This Section

Workshop Topics and Descriptions

Time Management

Need help managing your priorities? This workshop will help you to get organized, and teach you tips for successful time management.

Getting Involved

Learn about the importance of getting involved, and how you can get involved at UB — or in the community.

DiSCovering Your Style

Using the principles of the DiSC Personality Profile Assessment, this workshop will help individuals and groups recognize the strengths of various personality styles, and learn how to work more effectively with different styles.

Conjunction Junction, What’s Your Dysfunction – The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team

Help your group redefine itself — and work toward building a more successful team. In this workshop, you will learn about critical topics for groups, such as trust, conflict resolution, commitment, accountability, and attention to results.

Goal Setting

What does it take to make your personal, organizational and professional goals a reality? Find out in this valuable workshop.

Running Effective Meetings

Would you like to learn how to effectively run a meeting? At this workshop, topics typically include how to organize an agenda, how to involve your team, and how to conduct your meeting in a timely manner.

Team Building

Using group initiatives and discussion, this workshop offers your organization an opportunity to work together efficiently and effectively, to help you achieve your goals.

Leaving Your Legacy — Officer Transition

Passing the torch to a new executive board is an important aspect in the perpetuation of your organization. This workshop will cover the ins and outs of this process, plus give creative suggestions to help ease transitional periods.

Creative Problem Solving

Are you ready to approach concerns or challenges more creatively? In this workshop, you provide the challenges or concerns, and your group is guaranteed to leave with a number of creative ideas.

Communication Skills

Effective communication skills are essential for a successful leader. This workshop will help you sharpen your communication skills — a valuable skill for life at UB and beyond.

Conflict Management

The goal of this workshop is to unite organizations by helping to open the lines of communication that lead to understanding and effective conflict management.

Public Speaking

What are the steps involved in preparing a well-written speech? Find out — and get tips on speaking in public to both large and small audiences.

Creating a Service Project

Learn how to set up your own service project. We will cover all aspects of planning, from narrowing down group interests to looking at the scope of the project and the agency, as well as transportation and supplies.

Student Engagement Workshop Request Form

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Student Engagement

Student Life

University at Buffalo
235 Student Union, North Campus

Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-6469