Woohoo! You're in!

Please read! Here are some things to know.

We are so excited to have you start your journey with us! We will be sending out your welcome kit within the next few days so you receive it in time for our upcoming workshop. If you have any questions in the meantime, please send an email to contact@joinforeveru.org and use the subject line "Question About Upcoming Workshop." 

Follow these instructions for accessing the workshop via Zoom:

  • Open the "Registration Confirmation" email from Eventbrite that contains the workshop details.

  • In this email, select the "View the Event" option.

  • If not logged into your Eventbrite account, click on the orange "sign-in or create account" button.

  • Once logged in, click the "Join Now" button on the workshop event page.

  • While in the Zoom waiting room, test your audio and video settings.

  • Ensure the display name is the name of the student participating in the workshop. If the incorrect name is displayed, select the "Participants" icon from the bottom of the screen, move your cursor over your name under "Participants", select the "More" button and select "Rename". Update the name accordingly.

In addition to these instructions, here are some helpful tips to get the most out of your workshop experience:

  • Use the Google Chrome web browser.

  • Make sure you have a strong internet connection.

  • Use headphones for the best audio experience.

  • Have something to write with during the workshop.

  • Have your workshop materials in front of you - important! 

  • Keep your camera on at all times and remain muted unless called on.

  • If you have a question or need the instructor to slow down, raise your hand.

  • Take responsibility for your own learning and look at this as an opportunity to invest in yourself and your future.

accessing guided materials 

Please pay attention to the email associated with your Eventbrite registration. Two-days before the workshop, you will receive a link to download and print the guided materials required for the worskop. Please make sure you have a printing source and ink to print!

ARISE Digital Workshop FAQ

Does my camera have to be on during each session?

To ensure all students feel comfortable during each session, we do require all students to have their cameras on at all times.

Will I be expected to speak or participate at the workshop?

You will not be required to speak or participate unless you ask a question or voluntarily share a response to a session instructor's question.

Is attendance required for all sessions?

Yes, attendance is required for all sessions.

How many students participate in this workshop?

Research shows us that students experience higher engagement and long-term benefits in a small group setting. Each workshop we host consists of no more than 8 students.

What happens at the end of the workshop?

At the end of the workshop, you will be provided with information about continuing your journey at ForeverU by signing up for "Ascend" and attending "Camp Apex".

How do you engage parents/guardians?

Parents/guardians who have a child registered for the workshop will be given a digital action plan after the workshop. This will include information about what their child has learned, ways to help their child keep their momentum going at home, and practical ways to empower the household each day of the week.

How much does the workshop cost to participate?

Arise is free for students, thanks to our generous donors and supporters. Still, we allow parents/guardians to make an optional one-time or recurring donation to ForeverU at the confirmation screen after registration.

Is there a participation or attendance requirement?

If a student misses a session, they may lose eligibility for "Ascend" and "Camp Apex."

Where do the daily sessions take place?

The workshop sessions take place on Zoom. A link to access the sessions will be sent out via email the day of each session. Once you click on the link, you will be re-directed to Zoom.

What time of day do these sessions take place?

These online sessions take place each day from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (CT) via Zoom.

What if I miss one of the sessions, can I still access a recording?

To protect registered students' privacy and safety, recordings of each session will not be available for viewing after the workshop. 

Do I need any materials or supplies to participate in the workshop?

Yes.​ All digital materials needed to participate are sent out via email the day of each session. 

How do I ensure I have a quality online experience in the workshop?

Ensure that you have a strong internet connection, use the Google Chrome web browser, and keep yourself muted when you're not speaking. But most importantly, take responsibility for your own learning and look at this as an opportunity to invest in yourself.