May 17, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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UNIV 199 - College Success Strategies

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College Success Strategies is designed to facilitate students’ successful transition into the first year of college. The course fosters a sense of community and belonging, promotes engagement in the curricular and co-curricular life of the university, further introduces students to key resources, assists students in developing successful behaviors and strategies, and helps students clarify their purpose, meaning, and direction in college. Course content is tailored to the needs of the students and is student driven. UNIV 199 covers topics such as social wellness and getting involved in and around campus; college expectations; campus resources; creating an academic plan; financial literacy; becoming engaged in learning; academic advising; identity and diversity; and time management and organization.  In other words, UNIV 199 introduces students to the essential behaviors and strategies needed to achieve and sustain academic success.  National studies indicate that students who successfully complete first-year transition courses such as UNIV 199 on average earn higher GPAs and are more likely to return for their second year of college.



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