First-Year Experience

Office of the First-Year Experience Mission Statement

Campbell University recognizes that the first year is unique and fundamental to establishing students’ commitment to higher learning. The Office of the First-Year Experience provides support and resources for the intellectual and social transition of new students by offering courses and programs that foster engaged learning and participation in the Campbell University community.

Freshman Seminar

The Campbell University Freshman Seminar (CUFS100) is a one-credit course designed to assist incoming freshman students in developing behaviors and knowledge-based skills which allow them to be successful and make positive contributions to the university and wider community. The seminar is structured around two major goals and four learning outcomes. All course content, assignments, and activities are designed with the intention of achieving one or more of the course outcomes.

Goal 1: Students will understand and apply behaviors important to collegiate success.

Learning Outcomes: Students will:

1.1  identify their motivations for success in college.
1.2  demonstrate effective engagement with others in the university community.

Goal 2: Students will understand and apply knowledge-based skills important to collegiate success.

Learning Outcomes:  Students will:

2.1 demonstrate improved ability to communicate through writing.
2.2  locate relevant information using technology and library resources.*

*Supports Campbell University’s General Education Competencies


First Year Experience
Judy Tunstall
Administrative Assistant
[email protected]
Fax: 910-814-5710

Dr. Jennifer Latino
[email protected]

Carly Edwards
Assistant Director
[email protected]

Campus Location
Student Services Building
(Between the Wallace Student Center and Carter Gym)
227 Main Street

Mailing Address
PO Box 95
Buies Creek, NC 27506

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