Sophomore September

Sophomore SeptemberWelcome back, second-year students! As you head into this next year, the Student Success Center and our partners would like to help you be prepared for your next steps. We hope to see you at Sophomore September!


Gilman Scholarship Info Sessions
There are in-person sessions on Tuesday 9/13, 9/20, and 9/27 at 2 pm in SAC W116.
There are virtual session on Wednesday 9/14, 9/21, and 9/28 at 4 pm. Those interested in a virtual session should RSVP with their chosen date to to be added to the Teams meeting.

Thursday, Sept. 1

Sophomore September Kickoff
11am-2pm, Belknap Academic Building Lobby
Swing by the Kickoff to register for prizes and to grab your UofL Swag bag, including your FREE second-year t-shirt, Cardinal Compass academic planner, mini office supplies, and more.

Wednesday, Sept. 7

Study Abroad Fair
11am-2pm, SAC Multipurpose room
Visit with representatives from third-party providers and UofL departments to learn about your many short-term and long-term study abroad options. It’s never too early to start planning!

Thursday, Sept. 8

Out & About: Pop & Stop
11am - 2pm, Belknap Academic Building Lawn (Rain: BAB Lobby)
Stop by to grab a popsicle and hang out for a bit to enjoy lawn games and other activities.

Tuesday, Sept. 13

CANCELLED - Say It Again! Building Your Communication & Facilitation Skills
3-4pm, Belknap Academic Building Rm. 218
Communication and facilitation skills are the cornerstones for being a good leader. Do you know how to identify your style, increase these skills and adjust your approach in various situations? In this workshop you will learn how.

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Get Career Ready with LinkedIn
12-1pm, Shumaker Research Building Rm. 139
Workshop your way to a new or updated LinkedIn profile from start to finish. The Digital Transformation Center team will share best practices for creating a professional profile and lead you through the work in this hands-on session. Bring your laptop. (A few laptops will be available for loan.)

Wednesday, Sept.  21

Twisted Trivia
3 - 4pm, Belknap Academic Building Rm. 218
Come with friends or let us create your team to test your knowledge and win prizes.

Thursday, Sept.  22

JC Penny Suit Up Event with the University Career Center
4 - 7pm, JC Penny at Jefferson Mall and Online
More details to come

Tuesday, Sept. 27

Is Your Resume Career Fair Ready?
11am-2pm, SAC W107 near the Marketplace
University Career Center Coaches and our trained Peer Career Advisors will be available to review your resume and make sure you are ready to impress at the Career and Internship Fair on October 12. Bring a paper copy or be prepared to email it to use from your phone or computer. Can't make the event? Use the UCC’s Document Drop service:

The Budgetnista
7-8pm (virtual event: register online)
Join PNC Bank and Tiffany Aliche, The Budgetnista, to discuss financial wholeness, the foundation that can help you make every aspect of your financial life work together, and what you can be doing today to build your financial future.

Wednesday, Sept. 28

UofL Majors Fair
11am-1pm, Humanities Quad (Rain: Belknap Academic Building)
Thinking of changing majors? Looking for a major or minor? Visit the undergraduate Majors Fair to meet with faculty and advisors from different departments at UofL. FREE Bootleg BBQ lunch for participants, including a vegan option.