First-Year Experience

Orientation Leader Applications Now Open!

Campbell University Orientation Leaders (OLs) are undergraduate student leaders selected to welcome incoming students and their families to campus during summer orientation. The Orientation Leader position assists both the Undergraduate Admissions Office and Department of Student Life by guiding a group of new students through the orientation program. OLs will also assist in managing orientation event logistics, providing valuable insight on campus resources, and addressing students’ and families’ questions.

The OL position provides Campbell students with an opportunity to serve the community, develop leadership skills, meet other passionate student leaders, and welcome the newest members of the University to the Creek.

Applications to be a 2015 Orientation Leader are due by April 3, 2015. For a full position description, click here. Please direct any questions to

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
Fax: 910-814-5710

Dr. Jennifer Latino

Carly Edwards
Assistant Director

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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