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    We know how to help you succeed and our Community Living model is one of the keys to that success!

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First-Year Students


You Belong Here and Deserve Success

Fall 2020 Virtual Matriculation


Join us for our virtual new student matriculation ceremony!

No Matter Where Home Is, You’re a Cardinal Now


Being a Cardinal has a lot of perks and that means that this college, the faculty, staff and students are going to do whatever we can to help you be successful. In fact, we are committed to it.

Take a step out of your comfort zone and experience something new and challenge yourself academically. It’s OK — we are here to help you!

First-Year On-Campus Housing

Wilson, Whiteface and Banks Halls are dedicated to first-year student success. We’ve specially selected and trained student staff, and professional community directors to work with first-year students here. Programming, floor and building activities are geared to support first-year students.

First-Year Student Housing

CAMPUS HOUSING & COMMUNITY LIVING

Your first year in college may be confusing, overwhelming, exciting, and we hope fun! We are here to help you in any way we can.

First-Year Student Events


We’ve thought about first year students and have developed some things specifically for you.

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