Year Program (FYP) office at UNK is charged with developing and implementing a
coordinated program to foster the success of all first year students. The
office works with many other academic and student affairs departments to offer
multi-faceted opportunities for students to learn how to take responsibility
for their own education, to develop a sense of belonging to the UNK community
and develop a sense of Loper identity. Some of the experiences that are
offered to first year students include:
Student Orientation during the summer when students register for classes and
learn more about UNK.
and Gold Welcome Week activities that encourage students to become familiar
with academic opportunities and expectations as well as getting involved in the
during the student’s first two semesters includes opportunities to enroll in a
1 or 3 credit hour class to assist in adjusting to the demands of college
life. These classes are designed to include small group
discussions, facilitate interaction with a peer mentor and various campus
leaders, while also incorporating the use technology to assist a First Year
student’s success at UNK.
FYP office also facilitates programming in the Residence Halls to address
issues that many students face during their introduction to college life.
These programs will be a partnership with on-campus content experts to help
introduce new students to individuals on campus who are interested in their
personal success at UNK. Program topics areas may include: how to
communicate with your faculty, working with your academic advisor, finances and
college life, time management and many other potential adjustment topics.