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Honors College First Generation

The First Generation Honors Association assists first-generation HC members in their transition to college and fosters their continued success.

Unit: Honors College
Website: http://honorscollege.msu.edu/firstgen

LeaderShape Institute

An intensive, energizing, and unique 6-day educational experience designed to develop college students to lead with integrity.

Unit: Department of Student Life
Website: http://studentlife.msu.edu/leadership-development/the-leadershape-institute

Mowbray Scholars

Supports students of color in the Honors College who have demonstrated potential for leadership in promoting cross-cultural understanding.

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

SparQ: LBGTQ Peer Mentor Program

SparQ matches trained undergraduate mentors with first-year students to help facilitate a smoother transition into Michigan State University.

Unit: Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Resource Center
Website: http://lbgtrc.msu.edu/programs-and-services/sparq/

First Year Mentor Program

Supports First Year Students in their transition to James Madison/MSU and encourages successful academic and personal development.

Unit: James Madison College
Website: http://jmc.msu.edu/diversity/first-year-mentor-program.php

Residential College for Arts and Humanities (RCAH)

RCAH offers an interdisciplinary degree, using civic engagement and creative work to promote social justice.

Unit: Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH)
Website: http://rcah.msu.edu

Residential Business Community (RBC)

The RBC experience prepares students to be business leaders and encourages their own professional development throughout their college experience.

Unit: The Eli Broad College of Business
Website: http://uas.broad.msu.edu/broad-opportunities/rbp/

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

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS)

Provides career counseling, personal advising, & academic support to first-generation college students, students who come from low-income backgrounds, & disabled students.

Unit: Office of Supportive Services
Website: http://trio.oss.msu.edu/

LeaderShape Institute

An intensive, energizing, and unique 6-day educational experience designed to develop college students to lead with integrity.

Unit: Department of Student Life
Website: http://studentlife.msu.edu/leadership-development/the-leadershape-institute

First Year Mentor Program

Supports First Year Students in their transition to James Madison/MSU and encourages successful academic and personal development.

Unit: James Madison College
Website: http://jmc.msu.edu/diversity/first-year-mentor-program.php

Residential Business Community (RBC)

The RBC experience prepares students to be business leaders and encourages their own professional development throughout their college experience.

Unit: The Eli Broad College of Business
Website: http://uas.broad.msu.edu/broad-opportunities/rbp/

College of Veterinary Medicine Office of Diversity & Inclusion Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental Instruction for College of Veterinary Medicine Office of Diversity & Inclusion is free to all students in these subjects: Algebra, Chm I, Cell Bio, Genetics, Physio, Neuro and Org Chm Monday, September 18th - Friday, December 1, 2017. Contact CVM.Diversity@cvm.msu.edu for services. D2L –CVM Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Unit: Collge of Veterinary Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Website: https://cvm.msu.edu/about/diversity

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

MSU Theory Tutoring Center

Help with your questions, provide extra practice, or serve as a quiet place to work on your theory homework.

Unit: MSU College of Music
Website: http://music.msu.edu/areas-studios/music-theory/msu-theory-tutoring-center

Mechanical Engineering Learning Center

To strengthen ME undergraduate students’ understanding of key concepts, assist with challenging homework problems, and prepare students for exams.

Unit: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Website: http://www.egr.msu.edu/me/mechanical-engineering-learning-center

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Tutoring for some 200 and 300 levels ECE courses to undergraduate students.

Unit: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Website: https://ece.msu.edu/

Nurse Scholars Program

The Nurse Scholar Program gives high-performing students the opportunity to earn admission into the College of Nursing straight out of high school.

Unit: College of Nursing
Website: http://nursing.msu.edu/bsn%20programs/Nurse%20Scholar%20Program/Nurse%20Scholar%20Program.htm

College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

CAMP offers individuals with migrant or seasonal farm work backgrounds a unique opportunity to begin an undergraduate program in MSU.

Unit: Migrant Student Services
Website: http://mss.msu.edu/camp

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

College Advising Corps

Advising Corps integrates student support into the high school model in order to address nonacademic barriers to student achievement & success.

Unit: College Advising Corps
Website: http://collegeadvisingcorps.msu.edu/index.html

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

First Year Mentor Program

Supports First Year Students in their transition to James Madison/MSU and encourages successful academic and personal development.

Unit: James Madison College
Website: http://jmc.msu.edu/diversity/first-year-mentor-program.php

Residential Initiative for the Study of the Environment (RISE)

RISE is an interdisciplinary living-learning program focused on sustainability and environmental stewardship.

Unit: College of Natural Science
Website: http://rise.natsci.msu.edu

Residential College for Arts and Humanities (RCAH)

RCAH offers an interdisciplinary degree, using civic engagement and creative work to promote social justice.

Unit: Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH)
Website: http://rcah.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/

Spartan Advantage

Eligible students receive sufficient grants, scholarships, and work study funds to cover the cost of tuition and fees, room and board, and books.

Unit: Office of Financial Aid
Website: https://finaid.msu.edu/spad.asp

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS)

Provides career counseling, personal advising, & academic support to first-generation college students, students who come from low-income backgrounds, & disabled students.

Unit: Office of Supportive Services
Website: http://trio.oss.msu.edu/

TRIO Excel Residential Summer Bridge Program

Provides students the experience of a college-level academic schedule as well as the opportunity to retake Placement Exams to earn a higher score.

Unit: Office of Supportive Services
Website: http://trio.oss.msu.edu/excel-summer-program/

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

Dow STEM Scholars

The Dow STEM Scholars Program focuses on assisting students’ transition into college and developing the skills needed in pursuing a STEM degree

Unit: Dow STEM Scholars
Website: https://dowstemscholars.natsci.msu.edu/

Overrides

To bypass certain enrollment restrictions on a course, students may seek an override by contacting the department/college of the course.

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Major: Major Preference

Students who are below 56 credits and/or who have been opted into their college. Students are assigned to an advisor in the college of their major.

Unit: Office of the Registrar
Website: https://reg.msu.edu/AcademicPrograms/Print.aspx?Section=259

Major: Major Admitted

Students who are at 56 credits & have been admitted or opted into their college. Students are assigned to an advisor in the college of their major.

Unit: Office of the Registrar
Website: https://reg.msu.edu/AcademicPrograms/Print.aspx?Section=259

Writing Requirements

All students must complete one WRA (Tier I) writing course (4 credits). Some students must complete additional courses (development, Tier II).

Unit: Office of the Registrar
Website: https://reg.msu.edu/AcademicPrograms/Print.aspx?Section=285

Tutoring @ Briggs

At Lyman Briggs College, tutoring services are available for Briggs courses and all MSU courses for students looking for help in their coursework.

Unit: Lyman Briggs College
Website: http://lymanbriggs.msu.edu/current_students/resources/TutoringAndLAHours.cfm

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)

NSSC advisors are the primary academic advisors for students who have not declared a major preference.

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