First Year Conference

FOCUSING ON THE FIRST YEAR | First Year Conference

A campus-wide discussion for faculty, staff, and administrators

Thank you to everyone that made it a great conference! If you are looking for handouts or presentation slides, visit the Education Sessions page. As presenters provide us with their materials we will continue to link them to this page.

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The conference took place on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 in Coffman Memorial Union.

The biennial Focusing on the First Year Conference is a great opportunity to dialogue and strategize about academic and student development issues relating to first-year students. All University faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to attend.


About the First Year Conference

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If you have questions please contact 
Jess Meyer at 612-624-4486 or

Conference Archive

Following are newsletters from previous First Year Conferences.