Jumpstart Workshops

July 31-Aug. 3, 2017

What is Jumpstart?

SAVE THESE DATES to attend FREE workshops and seminars that are designed to help you get ready for Fall Semester 2017.

Jumpstart is a program designed to help students get ready for the Fall 2017 semester.  Specifically, Jumpstart offers free study skills, strategies, and review sessions for students preparing to enroll in ENC 1101 (Freshman English I), MAT 1033 (Intermediate Algebra), STA 2023 (Statistics), any science course, and/or students who want a jumpstart on using technology effectively at NFCC.

When is Jumpstart?

Jumpstart 2017 will be held during the week of July 31- Aug. 3, 2017. Two options for dates/times are available for each session.  See schedule below.

Mon., July 31

Tuesday, August 1

Wed., August 2

Thurs., August 3

Technology Session

8:30 – 11:30

NFCC Library (Bldg. 4)

Science Session

8:30 – 11:30

This is the same science session that is offered on Monday afternoon.

English Session

8:30 – 11:30

Bldg. 6/Room 217

MAT 1033 Session

8:30 – 11:30

or

STA 2023 Session

8:30 – 11:30

These are the same Math sessions that are offered on Wednesday afternoon.

Science Session

1:00 – 4:00

Bldg. 34/Room 103

Technology Session

1:00 – 4:00

This is the same technology session that is offered on Monday morning.

MAT 1033 Session

1:00 – 4:00

Bldg. 6/Room 101

STA 2023 Session

1:00 – 4:00

Bldg. 6/Room 218

English Session

1:00 – 4:00

This is the same English session that is offered on Wednesday morning.


Where will it be held?

Jumpstart sessions will be held on NFCC’s campus.

Who can attend Jumpstart?

NFCC students who are planning to take ENC 1101, MAT 1033, STA 2023 or any science class in the fall are encouraged to attend Jumpstart sessions. The technology sessions are open to ALL NFCC STUDENTS regardless of what classes students are registered for in the fall.  (See workshop descriptions below.)

Jumpstart MATH

Jumpstart SCIENCE

Jumpstart ENGLISH

Jumpstart TECHNOLOGY

These sessions are designed to review professor-identified key concepts for MAT 1033 or STA 2023 as well as study skills and tips for success specific to the course.

 

This session will benefit any student planning to take any science course in the fall.  Topics include how to write a science lab report, a review of the metric system, unit conversions, and more.

This session will provide students with the tools necessary to succeed in ENC 1101.  Students will review basic essay structure, MLA format, research, citations, and more.

This session will benefit any student taking any classes this fall.  Students will learn how to use D2L (our course management system), navigate the NFCC InfoNetwork, utilize GoMail, create a PowerPoint, and more.


If I am not planning to take ENC 1101, MAT 1033, STA 2023 or any science classes in the fall, may I still attend Jumpstart sessions?

Yes, as long as you are a registered NFCC student for the fall semester.

How much does it cost?

It’s FREE for NFCC students! 


 Email Elizabeth Gonzales  for more information.

Attend any or all of the following JUMPSTART sessions:

  • Jumpstart English/Writing:  Brush up on your writing skills, learn about MLA format, and expose yourself to concepts taught in ENC 1101.
  • Jumpstart Math:  Review basic math skills and learn strategies to help you succeed in Intermediate Algebra  (MAT 1033) or Statistics (STA 2023) course.
  • Jumpstart Science:  Learn the skills necessary for your science courses.  Get acquainted with science lab equipment, learn how to write a science lab report, and more!
  • Jumpstart Technology: Upgrade your computer skills with a variety of technology topics.