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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

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

Pre-Departure Programs in Shanghai and Beijing

Topics include communications, academic life, helpful support services, arrival planning, financial concerns, and housing issues.

Unit: Office for International Students and Scholars
Website: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/news/1587/pre-departure-programs-in-shanghai-and-beijing/

Spartan Preview

Provides information on immigration regulations, laws and safety, health insurance, what to pack, getting to campus and campus life, and more.

Unit: Office of Admissions
Website: https://admissions.msu.edu/admitted/international/prepare-to-enroll/complete-spartan-preview.aspx

Preparation for Academic Life

Designed for academically bound undergraduate and graduate level students, topics include academic leaning and social life in American campuses.

Unit: English Language Center
Website: http://elc.msu.edu/programs/pal/

Counseling Center

MSU Counseling Center serves as the central access point for students seeking mental health services on campus.

Unit: Counseling Center
Website: http://counseling.msu.edu/

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

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

Spartan Success Scholars

Students receive continuous peer support, participate in high impact learning experiences, and become a part of a prestigious community of Scholars.

Unit: Neighborhood Student Success Collaborative
Website: http://nssc.msu.edu/student-success-scholars.php

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

Pre-Departure Programs in Shanghai and Beijing

Topics include communications, academic life, helpful support services, arrival planning, financial concerns, and housing issues.

Unit: Office for International Students and Scholars
Website: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/news/1587/pre-departure-programs-in-shanghai-and-beijing/

Spartan Preview

Provides information on immigration regulations, laws and safety, health insurance, what to pack, getting to campus and campus life, and more.

Unit: Office of Admissions
Website: https://admissions.msu.edu/admitted/international/prepare-to-enroll/complete-spartan-preview.aspx

Preparation for Academic Life

Designed for academically bound undergraduate and graduate level students, topics include academic leaning and social life in American campuses.

Unit: English Language Center
Website: http://elc.msu.edu/programs/pal/

Online Academic Training Course

A free online course helps international students and scholars with their transition to American academic life before/during their study at MSU.

Unit: English Language Center
Website: http://elc.msu.edu/programs/oat/

Nursing Chieving Culturally Competent Education and Student Success (ACCESS)

Provides financial and educational support to help you earn a BS in Nursing and to help you pass the licensing exam to become a registered nurse.

Unit: College of Nursing
Website: http://nursing.msu.edu/students/Special%20Programs/ACCESS_Program.htm

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/

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/

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