What is a GPA?
Who is my advisor?
What is a CRN number?
What is a credit hour?
If you would like to find answers to the following questions and learn more information about the American culture and the American classroom, join VSU1101.
VSU 1101, a Freshmen Seminar for new VSU students, is a two-hour credit course that was developed by a specially selected committee of faculty, staff, and administrators to help you adjust to student life in the United States and succeed in your academic career at Valdosta State University. Students can sign up during VSU Student Orientation. All new International Students are strongly encouraged to take the class!!
The course will help students
- Better understand American educational system.
- Increase awareness and use of university facilities and support services.
- Get involved in Campus Life.
- Improve study habits and test taking skills.
- Grow personally, socially, and intellectually.
What’s in it for you?
- College “survival skills”.
- Orientation to Valdosta State University and student services.
- Time Management.
- Small classes, friendly professors, informal atmosphere.
- A chance to meet a lot of new friends from across campus from the community.
- Learning to set and achieve goals.
Similar courses at other colleges have demonstrated that freshmen who participate in orientation courses are:
- More likely to achieve higher grades.
- More satisfied with college.
- More likely to continue their college career.
- More likely to have fewer problems adjusting to college.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact Center for International Programs at (229) 333-7410 or e-mail Ms. Lauren Braun