First-Year Experience

CUFS 100 Peer Mentor Applications

The Office of the First-Year Experience is now recruiting outstanding rising junior and senior undergraduate students to serve during the fall 2015 semester as CUFS 100 Peer Mentors.

Peer Mentors are upper-class students willing to share their own experiences and assist others as they make the transition from high school to college. The Peer Mentor serves as a role model and mentor to freshmen students in CUFS 100, a course designed to help freshmen be successful Campbell students.

Peer Mentors must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and be in junior or senior class standing in the fall 2015 semester. Applications to be a Peer Mentor for the 2015-2016 school year are due by February 16, 2015. For a full position description, click here.

 

Office of the First-Year Experience Mission Statement

Campbell University recognizes that the first year is unique and fundamental to establishing students’ commitment to higher learning. The Office of the First-Year Experience provides support and resources for the intellectual and social transition of new students by offering courses and programs that foster engaged learning and participation in the Campbell University community.

Freshman Seminar

The Campbell University Freshman Seminar (CUFS100) is a one-credit course designed to assist incoming freshman students in developing behaviors and knowledge-based skills which allow them to be successful and make positive contributions to the university and wider community. The seminar is structured around two major goals and four learning outcomes. All course content, assignments, and activities are designed with the intention of achieving one or more of the course outcomes.

Goal 1: Students will understand and apply behaviors important to collegiate success.

Learning Outcomes: Students will:

1.1  identify their motivations for success in college.
1.2  demonstrate effective engagement with others in the university community.

Goal 2: Students will understand and apply knowledge-based skills important to collegiate success.

Learning Outcomes:  Students will:

2.1 demonstrate improved ability to communicate through writing.
2.2  locate relevant information using technology and library resources.*

*Supports Campbell University’s General Education Competencies

Contact

First Year Experience
Judy Tunstall
Administrative Assistant
tunstallj@campbell.edu
910-814-5578
Fax: 910-814-5710

Dr. Jennifer Latino
Director
latinoj@campbell.edu
910-814-5577

Carly Edwards
Assistant Director
cedwards@campbell.edu
910-814-4383

Campus Location
Student Services Building
(Between the Wallace Student Center and Carter Gym)
227 Main Street

Mailing Address
PO Box 95
Buies Creek, NC 27506

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