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Summer Business Institute

An intensive, week-long residential learning experience for mutlicultural students that includes seminars, training workshops & team activities.

Unit: The Eli Broad College of Business
Website: https://mbp.broad.msu.edu/summer/

Engineering and Science Success Academy (ESSA)

A 7-week, residential, academic intensive program designed to acclimate incoming freshmen with both the academic & environmental aspects to college.

Unit: College of Engineering
Website: http://www.egr.msu.edu/dpo/programs/essa

Multicultural Business Success Academy

MBSA extends the Summer Business Institute experience into the freshman year by providing additional resources and support.

Unit: The Eli Broad College of Business
Website: https://mbp.broad.msu.edu/multicultural-business-success-academy/

Summer Business Institute

An intensive, week-long residential learning experience for mutlicultural students that includes seminars, training workshops & team activities.

Unit: The Eli Broad College of Business
Website: https://mbp.broad.msu.edu/summer/

Major: Picking a Major

Learn about majors by: attending Marathon of Majors, seeing an advisor, or taking an exploratory course, freshman seminar, or career assessment.

Unit: Career Services Network
Website: http://careernetwork.msu.edu/exploring-options/choosing-a-career-and-major/index.html

Academic Orientation and Transitions

Learn about MSU’s Learning Goals, enroll in courses, become familiar with resources, get a taste of campus life & see what it means to be a Spartan.

Unit: Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
Website: https://admissions.msu.edu/admitted/orientation.aspx

Academic Scholars Program

For incoming first-year students with strong academic records who are seeking enriched academic opportunities in the first two years of college

Unit: Honors College
Website: http://honorscollege.msu.edu/academic-scholars-program

CAL-led Freshman Seminar Abroad in Germany

Incoming first-year students travel with CAL faculty and staff, studying folklore or human rights and earning integrative studies credit.

Unit: College of Arts & Letters
Website: https://osa.isp.msu.edu/Programs/fsagermany1.html

Multicultural Business Success Academy

MBSA extends the Summer Business Institute experience into the freshman year by providing additional resources and support.

Unit: The Eli Broad College of Business
Website: https://mbp.broad.msu.edu/multicultural-business-success-academy/

Freshman Seminars

Spartans roll up their sleeves & delve into learning with a passion. Seminars provoke your thinking & stimulate big ideas for your experience at MSU.

Unit: Undergraduate Education
Website: http://freshmanseminars.msu.edu/

Freshman Semihnar Abroad

Provides recently graduated, first-year students opportunities to explore intriguing topics in small, active, learning environments outside of the US.

Unit: Office of Study Abroad
Website: http://studyabroad.isp.msu.edu/frseminar/

Urban Educators Cohort Program

UECP helps students gain the knowledge and skills they will need to teach in communities where resources and services are most limited.

Unit: Urban Education
Website: http://education.msu.edu/urbancohort/

Maximizing Academic Growth in College (MAGIC)

A one-week summer program where students will be introduced to campus resources, network with MSU faculty/staff, and meet life-long friends.

Unit: Office of Cultural & Academic Transitions (OCAT)
Website: http://ocat.msu.edu/e-pre-college/magic-maximizing-academic-growth-in-college/

Engineering and Science Success Academy (ESSA)

A 7-week, residential, academic intensive program designed to acclimate incoming freshmen with both the academic & environmental aspects to college.

Unit: College of Engineering
Website: http://www.egr.msu.edu/dpo/programs/essa

Major: Picking a Major

Learn about majors by: attending Marathon of Majors, seeing an advisor, or taking an exploratory course, freshman seminar, or career assessment.

Unit: Career Services Network
Website: http://careernetwork.msu.edu/exploring-options/choosing-a-career-and-major/index.html

Major: Changing a Major

Students can submit an online major change form and/or see an advisor in the NSSC or in their college.

Unit: Neighborhoods
Website: http://nssc.msu.edu/advising.php#major-changes

Neighborhood Student Success Collaborative (NSSC)

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