First Year Seminar


First Year Seminar

Transition to college-level learning and living with University of Saint Joseph’s First-year Seminar.

Make new friends while you’re introduced to college life during this engaging and challenging course.

Each seminar:

  • Addresses the academic, social, and emotional challenges of the first-year experience
  • Promotes development of college-level critical thinking, reading, and writing skills
  • Introduces you to services available at the University
  • Encourages involvement in University activities
  • Provides small classes and a supportive environment
  • Promotes student and faculty discussion and interaction, both inside and outside of class

Your class will also be assigned a Peer Mentor, an upper-class student who will be your link to USJ faculty, staff, administration, and other students. Together, you’ll ensure your first year at USJ is a successful one.

Contact Dr. Jennifer Cote, jennifercote@usj.edu, to learn more.