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Beginning fall 2019, WP is launching an innovative new First-Year Experience Program to help incoming freshmen transition to college life.

This multifaceted program of structured academic and student support services will guide new students as they build the skills to balance their University coursework with other activities and responsibilities.

Will. Power. 101

Weekly student success workshops that provide personal direction to help students navigate college, including:

  • Study skills and test-taking
  • Presentation skills
  • Financial planning
  • Campus technologies
  • Development of an academic plan
  • Structured pathways leading to graduation in four years

A Supportive Environment in which students:

  • Take multiple required classes with the same group of students in a community of learners
  • Build a social network right from the start of college
  • Benefit from a schedule with coordinated classes, built-in enrichment activities, and time for jobs and family responsibilities
Contact Us

Darlene Nestinger
973.720.3798
nestingerd@wpunj.edu

Make New Friends!

Look out for information about ways to connect with student groups, including informal meet-ups and activities, as well as opportunities to join special social media groups!