We are so excited for the new academic year to begin! However first, allow me to share what has been going on this summer.
First, our staff has worked closely with the university-wide new student orientation program to be a part of welcoming the approximately 4,000 new first year students to GVSU. We provided staffing for 28 out of the 40 scheduled day-long sessions (5 days with more than one staff member). Our college specifically is welcoming approximately 200 new first year students who declared CCPS majors while at orientation.
In addition, our office has provided one-on-one or small group orientations for more than 200 new transfer students coming into our college during the spring/summer and fall semester. These sessions are typically 2-3 hours with each student.
In addition to welcoming these new students by sharing information, reviewing schedules and making follow up contact with every CCPS student, we were also preparing for the upcoming year including our annual student success seminar series and other events we will schedule throughout the year. We will share these updates with you in future editions.
We hope that you will continue to review our newsletter on the second Monday of every month (after this) and share the information with students as appropriate. If you have questions or need more information please do not hesitate to contact us.
I am grateful to have so many talented faculty and staff that work in our college to provide information and opportunities to our students. Without you, our office could not do what it does. Have a wonderful semester!!
--Jennifer L. McCaul, Director
CCPS Undergraduate Advising Center