Orientation & First-Year Programs

 

Vision

Ensuring that all entering students will experience a seamless transition and become engaged community members.

Mission

The mission of Orientation & First-Year Programs is to provide quality transitional experiences, in collaboration with other University departments that maximize students’ potential for personal and academic success and assist them in adjusting to the challenges presented by collegiate life.

Core Values

Student success:

Dedicated to the success of each individual

Building community:

Celebrating diversity, encouraging responsibility and creating a sense of belonging

Collaboration:

Strengthening our work by building internal and external relationships

Leadership:

Developing the leader within each of us

Commitment to excellence:

Pursuing our work with professionalism, innovation, scholarship, and integrity

Focus: 
Education (including Equity, Access, & Student Success)
Campus and College: 
Twin Cities
Geographic Scope: 
Local
Type of Engagement: 
Public Service or Outreach