• Outlines key areas of learning for first-year students at OSU: Baccalaureate Core, Tools and Resources, Experiential Learning, and Exploration. Introduces the Learning Goals for Graduates.
  • Presents academic advisors as advocates, facilitators, interpreters and collaborators working toward student progress and success. 
  • Provides a framework for reflection and action as students move beyond their initial university or college experiences. 
  • Presentations delivered at START (for first-year, transfer and international students) and term new student orientations.
  • Content designed to raise incoming students' awareness of the landscape of OSU and general undergraduate degree requirements. Discussions of how to engage at OSU, both in and outside the classroom.
  • Delivered in partnership with the advisors from the University Exploratory Studies Program (UESP)
  • This is a collaborative effort with New Student Programs & Family Outreach.
  • Modular content designed to raise awareness of campus services, supports, and structures. 
  • Seeks to leverage the "down time" between a student's START session and the beginning of their initial term at OSU.