First Year Experience
First Year Council Membership
First Year Council Charge
First Year Programs
Institutional Research
Professional Development
Historical Documents
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What Constitutes the Ohio University First Year Experience?


a)    Pre-matriculation communication (all media types & all sources)

b)    Admissions Events

c)    Bobcat Student Orientation

d)    Welcome Weekend & College Welcomes

e)    Residential Housing Experience

f)      Academic Classes (other than first year seminar)

g)    First Year Seminars (UC 1000, UC 1900)

h)    Learning Community experiences (out of class activities, peer mentoring, etc.)

i)      Common Experience Project

j)      Career and Major Exploration

k)    Academic Advising

l)      Academic Support:  Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, Writing Center, Math Center

m)  Campus Involvement

n)    Campus Recreation (Ping Center, Intramural and Club Sports, Outdoor Rec, etc)

o)    Surveys and other assessments

p)    Special Programs for selected groups: i.e. LINKS, Academic Success Workshops

q)    Off Campus & Local Community Involvement and Interactions

r)     Work – on or off campus

s)    Financial decision-making

t)      Personal health decision-making

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