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Success Building Blocks

Office Location
Gavilan College
Student Success Center PB11
5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard
Gilroy, CA 95020
Phone: (408) 852-2866

Semester Hours
Monday8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday8:00am - 5:00pm

Student Success Center
Workshops & Events


* For the campus-wide Spring 2014 workshop schedule, click here

* For workshops that will take place in PB11, see below:


How to Talk to Your Instructor
How to talk to your instructor 02/24 at 12.50 in PB11

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 (12.50-1.50 PM)
Learn what to say – and what not to say – when communicating with your teachers.

Time Management
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 (12.50-1.50 PM)

Learn how to organize and use your time so that you are efficiently balancing school and life.

E-mail Etiquette

E-mail Etiquette workshop on 4/11 at 12.50 pm in PB11
Thursday, April 10, 2014 (12.50-1.50 PM)

"How long should my e-mail be?" "What are CC and BCC?" "How can I make sure my e-mail is actually read?" This workshop will cover e-mail’s cardinal rules.

CSU Online Applications
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 (12.50-1.50 PM)

Planning on transferring to a CSU in 2015? We will walk you through every step of the online application process.


Are you an ESL student, interested in practicing your conversation skills? Join us for our series of informal chats over coffee, held in our cozy kitchen area.

Coffee Talks for ESL on 2/4, 2/18, 3/5, 4/7, 4/21

Have an idea for a workshop?

Send us an e-mail at and we will try to incorporate your suggestion into our workshop lineup.

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Stop by the SSC and fill out a survey on our services. We take your feedback seriously!



Last modified: April 9, 2014
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