First Year Conference

In 2017 we are expanding the first-year student discussion to explore what success looks like for all students. We invite staff and faculty to learn more about the Focusing on Student Success Conference.  

2015 FOCUSING ON THE FIRST YEAR | First Year Conference

If you are looking for handouts or presentation slides, visit the Education Sessions page. 

This 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.