Office of First Year Programs
The mission of First Year Programs is to provide services and programs to help facilitate the successful transition to college campus for first year and transfer students.
The goals of First Year Programs are:
- to introduce students to university student support services and campus resources, such that transition to the college environment will be a positive experience;
- to help facilitate student adjustments and choices to challenges related to the intellectual, emotional, and aesthetic components of student life by providing appropriate information; and finally
- to provide opportunities for students to experience academic success at Shaw University.
The Freshman Scholars Summer Academy
June 22-July 18, 2014
The Freshman Scholars Summer Academy is a five week intensive academic program designed to give high school graduates an introduction to the college experience and increase their chances of academic success. The cost for the program is $3,500 which covers room, board, classes, and all textbooks. Application deadline is June 16, 2014. Applications that are received by May 16, 2014 will be eligible to receive a $1,000 Discount!
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