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National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition

  • Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience 2021

Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience

The Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience provides an ongoing forum where higher education professionals can share experiences, concerns, and accomplishments related to supporting student learning, development, and success in the first college year. We invite you to be a part of productive collaborations, conversations, and relationships as we gather in Seattle, Washington.

Registration will open Fall 2020

 

Conference Culture

The Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience is designed to provide educators from every segment of higher education a comfortable, welcoming environment to share innovative ideas, programs, tools, and research critical to the learning, development, and success of first-year college students. The conference aims to promote a comprehensive and engaging community open to a diversity of ideas, in which all delegates are given the opportunity and resources to grow personally and professionally. The conference welcomes graduate and undergraduate students, encouraging them to deepen their knowledge of the academic communities of which they are a part.  

 

Conference Venue and Accommodations 

Hyatt Regency Seattle
808 Howell Street
Seattle, Washington 98101




Conference Undergraduate Student Fellowships

The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition is offering five undergraduate student fellowships that will cover the registration fee for the Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience. Contact the conference staff at fyeconf@mailbox.sc.edu with questions. The application window for the 2021 conference will open in Summer 2020.


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