Welcome to the Academic Skills Center

Connect With Others to Improve Your Skills!


Our academic skills workshops (all offered via Zoom) are a great way to connect with other students and share strategies for success. We also have a variety of online resources and videos to help you improve your skills.

Fall 2022 Skills Workshops--on Zoom!

Just click the link below to join a workshop – no need to register in advance. Follow the prompts on your screen to sign in and select from a list of available workshops. Here are some more tips:

  • Plan to join the Zoom session a few minutes early in case of sign-in difficulty. You will use your CWID (student ID number) and birthdate to sign in.
  • If no one admits you to the Zoom session, check the schedule again. The Zoom room is only open when there's a workshop is in session.
  • If you get stuck during sign-in, there is a "Problems Signing In?" link that will take you directly to the Zoom session; the host will help  you complete the sign-in after the session.
  • Need verification of attendance? We will provide a virtual verification screenshot at end of each session.

Questions? Email Diana at alvesdelimadiana@deanza.edu 

Skills Resources

You'll find online resources and videos on many topics by visiting our Canvas site. (While you're in Canvas, select Courses > SSC Resources > Modules)


Fall 2022 Workshop Schedule--All Workshops are on Zoom

  • October 17-20 (Week Four)

  • October 24-28 (Week Five)

  • October 31-November 4 (Week Six)

  •  November 7-11 (Week Seven)

  • November 14-18 (Week Eight)

  • November 21-23 (Week Nine)

Become a Tutor!

You can improve your own skills in communication and your favorite academic subjects by helping other students learn. We provide training – and it's fun! 


Questions? Contact Us

Diana Alves de Lima, Student Success Center Co-Director
408.864.8485, alvesdelimadiana@deanza.edu

Melissa Aguilar, Student Success Center Co-Director
408.864.5422, aguilarmelissa@deanza.edu

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