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.
Spring Orientation 2014
January 3-6, 2014 | Willie E. Gary Student Center
New Student Orientation is encouraged for all first year and transfer students. During this 4 day program, students will work with peer orientation mentors, staff, and faculty as they are introduced to Shaw University traditions, academic programs and student support services and expectations. Student will complete their move-in process, financial and health clearance, and all placement testing and registration activities necessary for Spring 2014 enrollment. Registration deadline is December 31, 2013.
Register | View Orientation Welcome Letter