The Focus Series is designed to help you get connected to all aspects of the UW-Green Bay experience. Students that are highly engaged in college, especially their first year, are more likely to get better grades and stay in school. Students highly engaged in college will be better prepared to take advantages of opportunities like future internships or jobs. Check out some of the ways you can prepare to take advantage of your opportunities at UW-Green Bay.
Each incoming class has a Facebook group specifically for you. Join the group, introduce yourself, ask questions or just observe what everyone else is asking questions about. This group is a great way to connect with your peers, learn about opportunities, find a roommate and much more.
Just search UWGB Class of 2018 on Facebook and ask to join.
Many first year students were involved in student organizations in high school. Involvement in student organizations in college helps you meet new people with similar interests, build communication and teamwork skills, explore your passions and gain concrete experience that can help you land a job after college. UW-Green Bay has over 100 different student organizations, and if you don’t find exactly what you are looking for starting a new organization is easy. Check out the website to explore your options.
The Phoenix GPS program helps students successfully navigate the first year of college and provides students with extra tools and opportunities for success. Students in the GPS program will be in a first year seminar and a Human Biology course (a class most first year students take) with other GPS students. Additionally students in GPS will get extra time with advisors, workshops, and even social opportunities to help them really get connected and succeed at UW-Green Bay. Click to learn more about Phoenix GPS and how to apply!