The FYRST (First Year Residents Succeeding Together) program is in our freshman residence areas. It consists of several key elements, including our FYRST program series, which will ease you into college life and living in the residence halls. Additionally, there are fun and exciting opportunities for you to meet new people and develop new skills. Here are a few things you ought to know...
- Our staff includes paraprofessional Resident Advisors (RA) who are undergraduate students. RAs live among students and provide information, refer students to campus and local resources, help enforce college and community standards, use helping skills for students in need, and facilitate educational and social programs. Most importantly, RAs assist in the development and maintenance of strong, positive residence hall communities. RAs work with you to enhance the out of classroom experience for all members of the community.
- The FYRST program series takes place throughout the year. The activities and programs offered allow you the chance to make new friends, learn how to live in communities, and develop skills you will need to make it through your first year of college. Keep your eyes peeled for your chance to get involved!!