Focus: First-Year Experience

Orientation can go  only so far in making freshman feel connected. Many schools now build into the curriculum first-year seminars or other academic programs that bring small groups of students together with faculty or staff on a regular basis.

Abilene Christian University (TX)

Alverno College (WI)

Appalachian State University (NC) *

Ball State University (IN)*

Bowling Green State University (OH)*

Elon University (NC)
Evergreen State College (WA)*

Indiana U-Purdue U-Indianopolis *

Kennesaw State University (GA)*

Ohio State University-Columbus*

Purdue Univ-West Lafayette (IN)*

Stanford University (CA)

Univ. of Maryland-College Park*

U. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill*

University of Notre Dame (IN)

University of South Carolina*

Villanova University (PA)

Wagner College (NY)