Program Outcomes

  • Connect students with faculty early and deliberately
  • Increase intentional faculty participation in retention and student support initiatives
  • Increase faculty awareness of student support resources
  • Increase first-year student retention from fall to winter and from first to second year
  • Help students become comfortable with contacting and communicating with faculty
  • Provide students with both a faculty member and a peer who are specifically identified as persons they can go to with questions or concerns

Student Outcomes

  • Students will connect and otherwise feel supported by faculty members in the transition through the first year
  • Students will understand and know the key outcomes from the Blueprint for Student Success
  • Students will identify the various student support services available to them across the university
  • Students will feel connected to the university