The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition is
the trusted expert, internationally recognized leader, and clearinghouse for scholarship,
policy, and best practice for all postsecondary student transitions.
During this unprecedented time as our nation and world respond to the COVID-19 pandemic,
educators have faced challenges on campuses across the world as our learning spaces
have shifted. This page contains resources that you might find helpful in moving forward
with decisions and actions that will best position your students for success.
Academic Recovery: Supporting Students on Academic Probation
This online course is designed to engage participants in examining and discussing
an often-understudied population of students in transition, students on academic probation.
The course is scheduled for August 17 - September 11, 2020. Registration closes August
27th National Conference on Students in Transition
The 27th National Conference on Students in Transition will be held virtually October
13-16, 2020. Early registration closes September 10, 2020.
Creating a Comprehensive, Connected, and Coordinated First-Year Experience
This online course is designed to engage participants in an exploration of the fundamental
aspects of first-year student success. The course is scheduled for September 28 -
October 23, 2020. Registration closes September 18, 2020.
Infusing Growth Mindset into Your First-Year Experience
This course will encourage participants to identify where they could include growth
mindset information and intervention into their first-year program. The course is
scheduled for November 9 - December 4, 2020. Registration closes November 3, 2020.
Promoting Belonging, Growth Mindset, and Resilience to Foster Student Success
A new resource offers research-based practical strategies on what institutions can
do to foster a sense of belonging, resilience, and growth mindset among college students.
Aligning Support for Student Success: Case Studies of Sophomore-Year Initiatives
Research suggests students are more likely to leave college in the sophomore year
than in the first year. A new case study collection explores how colleges and universities
address key challenges for second-year students.
2017 National Survey on the First-Year Experience: Creating and Coordinating Structures
to Support Student Success
Which first-year student success initiatives are more common on U.S. college campuses,
and how are they structured? A new report answers these questions and offers insight
into overall attention to the first college year.
From Disability to Diversity: College Success for Students with Learning Disabilities,
ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorder
A valuable resource for instructors, advisors, academic support personnel, and others
who work directly with college students.
In recent years, growth mindset, resilience, and belonging have become popular topics
for research and practice among college educators. This new resource offers research-based
practical strategies on what institutions can do to foster a sense of belonging, resilience,
and growth mindset among college students.
Learn more about this new publication
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