University Transition (UNIV)
Student Academic Affairs
100 University: Freshman Transition (1-2:1-2:0) Helps freshmen transition to college life, focusing on adjusting academically, developing decision-making skills, and learning about services and opportunities for involvement. Although all classes have a core body of knowledge, each class specializes in a particular aspect of college life. Team development at Hemlock Overlook is a component of most sections.
200 University: Sophomore Transition (2:2:0) Focuses on transition issues for students at second-semester freshman standing or higher. Main focus is career exploration and choosing a major. Section topics include self-assessment, values clarification, skill development, career and major research, and options for experiential learning.
300 University: Junior Transition (1:1:0) Focuses on transition issues for students at second-semester sophomore standing or higher. Features three tracks: assisting new transfer students with first-semester academic and transition issues, career readiness for internships and research assistantships, and peer leadership.
400 University: Senior Transition (1:1:0) Transition issues for students at second-semester junior standing or higher. Focuses on development for the professional workplace, skills for graduate school preparation, and readiness for life responsibilities. Includes skill preparation for work, development of field-of-study expertise, resume and portfolio development, job-search strategies, money management, career and alumni networks, interview strategies, and final-year planning.