Programs and Services

Freshman Seminar Course (FSC 101)

FSC engages students in key skill areas designed to increase success in college. This credit course includes offering effective strategies on academic success, explaining the college's policies affecting students, as well as basic technological competencies that includes Canvas, the college's portal system. For optimal benefits, FSC 101 should be taken in the student's first semester of study.

Academic Workshops

These interactive workshops introduce key skills to help you become a more successful college student. They feature self-assessments regarding career choices, timely information on transferring to other colleges and universities, financial aid, stress management, and tips on improving your study habits.

Male Student Success Program

This program is particularly designed to help our first-generation male students succeed in college. We work with students to develop a plan to graduate with a certificate or degree, transition directly into the workforce or transfer to a four-year university. This case management system includes mentoring, off-campus transfer information trips to colleges and universities, as well as incentives to help students reach their academic and career goals.

Transfer Trips

The Office of First-Year Programs offers trips to area universities that give students the opportunity to learn first-hand what it will take to transfer to the University of their choice. The trips include Admissions/Transfer information sessions, classroom visits, and campus tours.