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Incoming Students

Incoming Students

From selecting a major to developing strong academic habits, the college transition can present challenges. We assist incoming students with helping them discover their strengths and navigate the college experience. 

  • BSA Communications Workshop
    A six-week residential summer program for incoming freshmen

    Bulldog Scholars Academy

    Designed to ignite love for learning and build strong academic foundations, Bulldog Scholars Academy gives incoming freshman an opportunity to jump-start their education by earning six credits toward graduation. Academy participants live on campus, take two college-level courses, and receive academic and social support.

  • Scholars Studio Podcast
    Interdisciplinary learning communities for first and second-year students

    Scholars Studio

    Scholars Studio creates inclusive, community-oriented learning experiences that help students expand perspectives, make connections, and develop bold visions for the future. Each learning community or Studio offers a cohort of students an opportunity to explore a particular topic, problem, or theme through an interdisciplinary lens. Studios consist of 2-5 general education courses and provide hands-on, contextualized learning experiences. 

  • Mentors
    Mentoring for first-year students

    Operation Navigation

    High-achieving upperclassmen partner with first-year students to help them navigate the college experience.