Tuesday, September 20th, 2022
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Student Success Day

Student Success Day is a student-centered event featuring a keynote speaker, one-on-one faculty time, and sessions to help students focus on their college goals. All sessions are held on campus.*

Registration is encouraged, but not required.

Inver Hills Students


Keynote Presentation at 11 a.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre:

Join Carlos Andrés Gómez for an hour of poetry, stories, and a discussion of vital tools to help you have a successful year, including strategies for managing emotional health, academic success, and self-care. Carlos will also address themes related to identity, equity, and inclusion, as well as highlight ways to ensure that IHCC remains a welcoming community for all. Poet and educator, Carlos Andrés Gómez is the star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and Spike Lee’s #1 box office movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington.

Attend sessions throughout the day on a variety of topics, such as:

  • Test taking strategies, time management, and study skills
  • Financial resources, scholarships, and money management
  • Career and transfer planning
  • Strategies for success in online classes
  • Mental health and wellness
  • Tips for dealing with test anxiety and ways to relieve stress
  • And more!

Be Well event on the Mall by the Fine Arts building: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Stop by outside the Fine Arts building for activities that help relieve stress and boost your mood - create art, practice gratitude, and play games! Also learn about mental health and basic needs resources.

FREE Pizza: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the College Center Cafeteria (1st floor)


*Pre-recorded videos are available for those who are unable to attend in person.