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



Copyright Requests

The National Resource Center is committed to making high-quality resource materials available to higher educators around the world. Under certain circumstances, we allow limited reprints of our published materials. Request for reprint may not exceed 10% of the content of a book or guide or more than one article from an issue of a periodical. Send a request including complete citation of the material to be reproduced (with inclusive page numbers) along with the purpose for which the material is being reproduced and the method of dissemination to Tracy L. Skipper, Assistant Director for Publications, at

Service Mark Requests

The First-Year Experience® is a service mark of the University of South Carolina. A license may be granted upon written request to use the term The First-Year Experience in association with educational programmatic approaches to enhance the first college year. This license is not transferable without written approval of the University of South Carolina. Send requests for permissions to Jennifer Keup, Director, at

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