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First-Year Experience

Be successful from the beginning.

The First-Year Experience Program assists first-year students in making a smooth transition into Stevenson University. The mission of the office is to help students achieve academic success while also helping to ensure that students are satisfied with their choice to attend Stevenson. Often, the transition to college can be an overwhelming one, coupled with so many new experiences (new faces, new freedom, new schedule, new living environment, etc.)

Whether this is your first-time-in-college or you have transferred in previous college credit, this office is dedicated to helping all new SU students become acclimated to their new community and in accomplishing their academic and personal goals. With guidance from this office, all new SU students will experience a positive and productive first year.

This First-Year Experience Office coordinates major programs for students, including:

· Summer Orientation

· Summer Bridge Program

· First-Year Seminar

In addition, the office works with students on an individual basis to help them identify and address academic issues, concerns, or challenges. The First-Year Experience Office is located in the Office of Academic Support in the Caves Sports and Wellness Center, Room 248 on the Owings Mills Campus.

The Developmental Education Program helps students achieve academic success by building skill-level proficiencies for life-long learning. The program focuses on reading and mathematics, the skills needed for success in college courses. The Director of Developmental Education is located in room 248 of Caves Sports and Wellness Center on the Owings Mills campus.


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