Welcome to William Paterson University and the University Connections Program! The intent of the University Connections Program is to provide academic support and opportunities for engagement with Campus Life to all residential students at William Paterson University. The program consists of a number of initiatives that have been designed to provide support to all resident students as well as specific interest groups that make up the overall resident student population. University Connections consists of the following programs: Freshman Connections Peers And Leaders Seven Weeks to Success Seven Weeks To Success This is a program designed to assist new students in connecting with one another and the campus community during the beginning of your first semester at WPU! Week 1: Welcome Week Week 2: Transition Week Week 3: Leadership and Involvement Week Week 4: Personal Well-being Week Week 5: Pioneer Pride Week Week 6: Expression Week Week 7: Ways of Knowing Week Look for advertisements in your residence halls or on Pioneer Life for more specific details about events each week!